The Resource The physics of baseball, Robert Kemp Adair., (ebook)

The physics of baseball, Robert Kemp Adair., (ebook)

Label
The physics of baseball
Title
The physics of baseball
Statement of responsibility
Robert Kemp Adair.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blending scientific fact and sports trivia, Robert Adair examines what a baseball or player in motion does-and why. How fast can a batted ball go? What effect do stitch patterns have on wind resistance? How far does a curve ball break? Who reaches first base faster after a bunt, a right- or left-handed batter? The answers are often surprising-and always illuminating. This newly revised third edition considers recent developments in the science of sport such as the neurophysiology of batting, bat vibration, and the character of the "sweet spot." Faster pitchers, longer hitters, and enclosed stadiums also get a good, hard scientific look to determine their effects on the game. Filled with anecdotes about famous players and incidents, The Physics of Baseball provides fans with fascinating insights into America's favorite pastime
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Adair, Robert Kemp
Dewey number
796.357/01/53
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Physics
  • Baseball
  • Force and energy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The physics of baseball, Robert Kemp Adair., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062407825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12348729
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12348729
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The physics of baseball, Robert Kemp Adair., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062407825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12348729
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12348729
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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