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Buffa, Peter F.

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Most widely held works by Peter F Buffa
The Mechanical universe ... and beyond by David L Goodstein( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 283 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. Programs illustrate classical mechanics and modern physics
Styles of leadership( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different leadership styles in management
Continental margins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 40 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
The Mechanical universe-- and beyond( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 27 is an introductory preview of the world of electricity and magnetism, and goes on to 20th century discoveries of relativity and quantum machanics. Program 28 discusses Coulomb's law and the principles of static electricity. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
The mechanical universe ; The law of falling bodies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1, The mechanical universe, introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicus to Newton and links the physics of the heavens and the earth. Program 2, The law of falling bodies, covers Galileo's experiments which proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
Ocean currents( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the world's ocean currents. Climatic and geographic aspects of the currents are discussed. The influence of these ocean rivers on the ecology and on marine life is also studied
The Ebb and flow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and held by 17 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
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Milliken experiment conveys the spirit of scientific discovery through Milliken's work in determining the charge of the electron
Clean water : what's it worth?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 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
Wind waves & water dynamics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how waves move, what causes the movement, and what effect it has on the deep surface environment
Electromagnetic induction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses Faraday's law related to induced electric fields and changing magnetic flux
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

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

Angular Momentum develops the ideas of angular momentum and torque through applications to planetary motion, whirlpools, tornadoes, and spinning ice skaters
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Models of the Atom follows the development of various models of the atom, starting with Dalton's chemically-combining spheres, and continuing to the Bohr model and the current electron cloud model
The Atom by Leonard David Goodstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one traces the history of the atom from ancient Greek times to the present day. Part two presents an outline picture of late twentieth-century concepts of the atom
Newton's laws( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton's laws describes Newton's great work of completing Galileo's kinematics with dynamics (a theory of the causes of motion)
Waves by Disney Educational Productions( Visual )

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

With an analysis of simple harmonic motion and a stroke of genius, Newton exented mechanics to the propagation of sound
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Apple and the Moon explores how the universal law of gravitation emerged from Newton's efforts to reconcile Galileo's new kinematics with Kepler's new astronomy
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curved space and black holes analyzes Einstein's principle of equivalence and its consequences - curved space and black holes
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of falling bodies reviews Galileo's investigation of the law of falling bodies and emphasizes scientific methods
The Mechanical universe, high school adaptation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonic motion provides a model to illustrate the scientific process of extracting simple, underlying physical principles from complex behavior
 
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