Author: Jim Breithaupt

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444129805

Category: Science

Page: 300

View: 4013

Understand Physics gives you a solid understanding of the key skills and ideas that run through the subject. You will explore the important concepts of force and motion, electricity, light, molecules, matter and space and discover the frontiers of physics. With numerous questions, answers and worked examples throughout, you will feel confident in approaching the science and applying your knowledge. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of physics. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
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Author: Jim Breithaupt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071439749

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 3959

Finally figure out physics! Teach Yourself Physics introduces you to physics gradually by building a foundation of appropriate mathematical skills. Easy-to-understand diagrams help you understand key points.
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Author: W. Railston

Publisher: READ BOOKS

ISBN: 9781445504087

Category: Science

Page: 192

View: 4672

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Author: Jon Evans

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071775335

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 8879

Covers essential facts about the key areas of science, including chemistry, physics, biology, and earth sciences.
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A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: K. Kuhn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781948117807

Category:

Page: 214

View: 7416

Here is the most practical, complete, and easy-to-use book available for understanding physics. Even if you do not consider yourself a science student, this book helps make learning a pleasure.
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Author: Rusty L. Myers

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313328572

Category: Science

Page: 365

View: 4062

An excellent introduction to the basics of physics from antiquity to the modern era, including motion, work, energy, heat, matter, light, electricity, quantum & nuclear physics.
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Author: Daniel Kleppner,Robert Kolenkow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521198119

Category: Science

Page: 566

View: 4921

This second edition is ideal for classical mechanics courses for first- and second-year undergraduates with foundation skills in mathematics.
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What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

Author: Leonard Susskind,George Hrabovsky

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465038921

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 2261

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 If you ever regretted not taking physics in college--or simply want to know how to think like a physicist--this is the book for you. In this bestselling introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hacker-scientist George Hrabovsky offer a first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur. Challenging, lucid, and concise, The Theoretical Minimum provides a tool kit for amateur scientists to learn physics at their own pace.
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Author: Richard P. Feynman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0429980078

Category: Science

Page: 324

View: 5032

When, in 1984?86, Richard P. Feynman gave his famous course on computation at the California Institute of Technology, he asked Tony Hey to adapt his lecture notes into a book. Although led by Feynman, the course also featured, as occasional guest speakers, some of the most brilliant men in science at that time, including Marvin Minsky, Charles Bennett, and John Hopfield. Although the lectures are now thirteen years old, most of the material is timeless and presents a ?Feynmanesque? overview of many standard and some not-so-standard topics in computer science such as reversible logic gates and quantum computers.
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Author: Garrett Biehle

Publisher: Nova Press

ISBN: 1889057436

Category: Study Aids

Page: 440

View: 1844

Comprehensive, Rigorous Prep for MCAT Physics. REVISED FOR MCAT 2015. The MCAT Physics Book offers the most comprehensive and rigorous analysis of MCAT physics available. Including, * 49 MCAT-style passages * 500 MCAT-style practice problems! and detailed solutions to all problems Illustrations and tables are included wherever necessary to focus and clarify key ideas and concepts. Dr. Biehle's classic MCAT Physics Book presents a clear, insightful analysis of MCAT physics. His lively prose and subtle wit make this challenging topic more palatable. Dr. Biehle received his Ph.D. from Caltech (California Institute of Technology) in physics. He has ten years experience at various levels in science education. The MCAT Physics Book is a result of his experience presenting physics concepts in a classroom setting to students preparing for the MCAT.
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Mastering Problem-Solving

Author: Stuart E. Loucks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471762504

Category: Science

Page: 276

View: 817

Get a better grade in Physics! Physics may be challenging, but with training and practice you can come out of your physics class with the grade you want! With Stuart Loucks’ Introductory Physics with Algebra as a Second Language™: Mastering Problem-Solving, you’ll get the practice and training you need to better understand fundamental principles, build confidence, and solve problems. Here’s how you can get a better grade in physics: Understand the basic language of physics Introductory Physics with Algebra as a Second Language™ will help you make sense of your textbook and class notes so that you can use them more effectively. The text explains key topics in algebra-based physics in clear, easy-to-understand language. Break problems down into simple steps Introductory Physics with Algebra as a Second Language™ teaches you to recognize details that tell you how to begin new problems. You will learn how to effectively organize the information, decide on the correct equations, and ultimately solve the problem. Learn how to tackle unfamiliar physics problems Stuart Loucks coaches you in the fundamental concepts and approaches needed to set up and solve the major problem types. As you learn how to deal with these kinds of problems, you will be better equipped to tackle problems you have never seen before. Improve your problem-solving skills You’ll learn timesaving problem-solving strategies that will help you focus your efforts and avoid potential pitfalls.
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Author: Peter H. Selby

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

View: 5371

Geometry & Trigonometry for Calculus By Peter H. Selby If you need geometry and trigonometry as a tool for technical work … as a refresher course … or as a prerequisite for calculus, here’s a quick, efficient way for you to learn it! With this book, you can teach yourself the fundamentals of plane geometry, trigonometry, and analytic geometry … and learn how these topics relate to what you already know about algebra and what you’d like to know about calculus. You’ll work your way through geometry, numerical trigonometry, methods of trigonometric analysis, analytics, and limits—all the way up to the "front door" of calculus. Geometry and Trigonometry for Calculus is one of the Wiley Self-Teaching Guides. It’s been tested, rewritten, and retested until we’re sure you can teach yourself the concepts of geometry and trigonometry. And it’s programmed—so you work at your own pace. No prerequisites are needed. Objectives and self-tests tell you how you’re doing and allow you to skip ahead or find extra help if you need it. Frequent reviews and practice exercises reinforce what you learn. Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Astronomy, Moche Basic Physics, Kuhn Chemistry: Concepts and Problems, Houk How to Succeed in Organic Chemistry, Gordon Basic Electricity, Ryan Electronics, Kybett Ecology, Sutton Energy for Life, Allamong Plant Anatomy, Stevenson Quick Medical Terminology, Smith Human Anatomy, Ashley Dental Anatomy and Terminology, Ashley Math Skills for the Sciences, Pearson Thinking Metric, 2nd ed., Gilbert Using Graphs and Tables, Selby Geometry and Trigonometry for Calculus, Selby Quick Calculus, Kleppner BASIC, 2nd ed., Albrecht BASIC for Home Computers, Albrecht ANS COBOL, 2nd ed., Ashley Structured COBOL, Ashley Fortran IV, Friedmann, Greenberg & Hoffberg ATARI BASIC, Albrecht TRS-80 BASIC, Albrecht Job Control Language, Ashley Flowcharting, Stern Introduction to Data Processing, 2nd ed., Harris Background Math for a Computer World, Ashley Probability, Koosis Statistics, 2nd ed., Koosis Finite Mathematics, Rothenberg Practical Algebra, Selby Quick Arithmetic, Carman Math Shortcuts, Locke Study Skills: A Student’s Guide for Survival, Carman Psychological Research: How to Do It, Quirk Psychology of Learning, Royer Choosing Success: TA on the Job, Jongeward Successful Time Management, Ferner Communication for Problem Solving, Curtis Skills for Effective Communication, Becvar Clear Writing, Gilbert Punctuation, Markgraf Vocabulary for Adults, Romine Spelling for Adults, Ryan Reading Skills, Adams Art: As You See It, Bell Your Library —What’s in It for You? Lolley Quickhand, Grossman Quick Typing, Grossman Consumer Math, Locke
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Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678455

Category: Mathematics

Page: 368

View: 8625

Calculus: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using calculus. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all areas of calculus, including functions, gradients, rates of change, differentiation, exponential and logarithmic functions and integration. Everything you will need to know is here in one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions.
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Quantum Physics And Reality

Author: John Gribbin

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307790446

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 3909

Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA, no genetic engineering. In Search of Schrodinger's Cat tells the complete story of quantum mechanics, a truth stranger than any fiction. John Gribbin takes us step by step into an ever more bizarre and fascinating place, requiring only that we approach it with an open mind. He introduces the scientists who developed quantum theory. He investigates the atom, radiation, time travel, the birth of the universe, superconductors and life itself. And in a world full of its own delights, mysteries and surprises, he searches for Schrodinger's Cat - a search for quantum reality - as he brings every reader to a clear understanding of the most important area of scientific study today - quantum physics. In Search of Schrodinger's Cat is a fascinating and delightful introduction to the strange world of the quantum - an essential element in understanding today's world. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Author: Ivan Savov

Publisher: Minireference Co.

ISBN: 0992001005

Category: Mathematics

Page: 445

View: 4262

Often calculus and mechanics are taught as separate subjects. It shouldn't be like that. Learning calculus without mechanics is incredibly boring. Learning mechanics without calculus is missing the point. This textbook integrates both subjects and highlights the profound connections between them. This is the deal. Give me 350 pages of your attention, and I'll teach you everything you need to know about functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, vectors, forces, and accelerations. This book is the only math book you'll need for the first semester of undergraduate studies in science. With concise, jargon-free lessons on topics in math and physics, each section covers one concept at the level required for a first-year university course. Anyone can pick up this book and become proficient in calculus and mechanics, regardless of their mathematical background.
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Author: Daniel Milton Oman,Robert Milton Oman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071849327

Category: Science

Page: 464

View: 1783

Learn how to solve physics problems the right way How to Solve Physics Problems will prepare you for physics exams by focusing on problem-solving. You will learn to solve physics problems naturally and systematically--and in a way that will stick with you. Not only will it help you with your homework, it will give you a clear idea of what you can expect to encounter on exams. 400 physics problems thoroughly illustrated and explained Math review for the right start New chapters on quantum physics; atoms, molecules, and solids; and nuclear physics
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Author: Alexandre Zagoskin

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9781473602410

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 4874

Written by Dr. Alexandre Zagoskin, who is a Reader at the University of Loughborough, Quantum Theory: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key ideas, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your exam. The book uses a structure that is designed to make quantum physics as accessible as possible - by starting with its similarities to Newtonian physics, rather than the rather startling differences. Topics covered include: configuration space, the harmonic oscillator, the Planck constant, Heisenberg uncertainty relations, Born-Sommerfeld quantisation rules, quantum state vector, quantum evolution, quantum lifht, observation, virtual reality, Schroedinger?s cat, and much more.
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Author: Hugh Neill

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473678420

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

View: 2211

Algebra: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using Algebra. Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge. The book covers all the key areas of algebra including elementary operations, linear equations, formulae, simultaneous equations, quadratic equations, logarithms, variation, laws and sequences. Everything you will need is here in this one book. Each chapter includes not only an explanation of the knowledge and skills you need, but also worked examples and test questions. Chapter 1: The meaning of algebra Chapter 2: Elementary operations in algebra Chapter 3: Brackets and operations with them Chapter 4: Positive and negative numbers Chapter 5: Equations and expressions Chapter 6: Linear equations Chapter 7: Formulae Chapter 8: Simultaneous equations Chapter 9: Linear inequalities Chapter 10: Straight-line graphs; coordinates Chapter 11: Using inequalities to define regions Chapter 12: Multiplying algebraical expressions Chapter 13: Factors Chapter 14: Fractions Chapter 15: Graphs of quadratic functions Chapter 16: Quadratic equations Chapter 17: Indices Chapter 18: Logarithms Chapter 19: Ratio and proportion Chapter 20: Variation Chapter 21: The determination of laws Chapter 22: Rational and irrational numbers and surds Chapter 23: Arithmetical and geometric sequences
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Author: Timothy Ferris

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684849372

Category: Science

Page: 222

View: 9674

A pictorial celebration of the search for life on other worlds is based on a PBS documentary and includes more than two hundred illustrations, including such images as Hubble Space Telescope photography and pulp science fiction cover art, complemented with observations by noted scientists. By the author of Galaxies. 35,000 first printing.
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Teaching Physics 11–18

Author: Ben Rogers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315305429

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 9560

The Big Ideas in Physics and How to Teach Them provides all of the knowledge and skills you need to teach physics effectively at secondary level. Each chapter provides the historical narrative behind a Big Idea, explaining its significance, the key figures behind it, and its place in scientific history. Accompanied by detailed ready-to-use lesson plans and classroom activities, the book expertly fuses the ‘what to teach’ and the ‘how to teach it', creating an invaluable resource which contains not only a thorough explanation of physics, but also the applied pedagogy to ensure its effective translation to students in the classroom. Including a wide range of teaching strategies, archetypal assessment questions and model answers, the book tackles misconceptions and offers succinct and simple explanations of complex topics. Each of the five big ideas in physics are covered in detail: electricity forces energy particles the universe. Aimed at new and trainee physics teachers, particularly non-specialists, this book provides the knowledge and skills you need to teach physics successfully at secondary level, and will inject new life into your physics teaching.
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