WorldCat Identities

Buffa, Peter F.

Overview
Works: 297 works in 510 publications in 1 language and 1,104 library holdings
Genres: History  Television programs  Popular works  Educational television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Cultural television programs  Juvenile works  Maps  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor
Classifications: QC23, 531
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter F Buffa
The Mechanical universe ... and beyond( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains introductory physics and traces the drama of scientific discovery using a mixture of archival footage and historical backdrops to introduce the great thinkers of the past from Copernicus to Einstein
Continental margins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indepth look is provided on the geological structure and historical background of the ocean's continental shelf. The effect of the continental shelf on marine life and future evolutionary changes are also discussed
Wind waves & water dynamics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It explains how waves move and what causes the movement and what effect it has on the deep surface environment
The Ebb and flow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the rise and fall of the tides, as well as tidal analysis and its cosmic implications. The characteristics of specific tidal phenomena are also considered
Clean water : what's it worth?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 examines the history of the Clean Water Act of 1972 with case studies of some key U.S. waterbodies (Cuyahoga River, Tampa Bay, Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay) whose poor conditions led to the passage of the Act. Part 2 focuses on the future of the nation's rivers, lakes and coastlines and what it will take to keep them fishable, swimmable and livable for both nearby residences and businesses
The law of falling bodies by Leonard David Goodstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of falling bodies reviews Galileo's investigation of the law of falling bodies and emphasizes scientific methods
Gravity, electricity, magnetism ; The Millikan experiment( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1. Gravity, electricity, magnetism: The gravitational force between two masses, the electric force between two charges, and the magnetic force between two poles - all take essentially the same mathematical form ; Program 2. The Millikan experiment: Understanding the electric force on a charged droplet and viscosity, Robert Millikan measured the charge of a single electron
Plankton : floaters and drifters( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The community of drifting organisms called plankton are discussed. The plankton's importance in the marine food chain and its future implications for human consumption are studied
Newton's laws by Peter F Buffa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at gravity and newton's laws
 
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Languages
English (24)