Physics DemystifiedBook - 2002
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST TO UNDERSTAND PHYSICSNow anyone with an interest in the physical sciences can master physics -- without formal training or drowning in a sea of complicated formulas and equations. In "Physics Demystified best-selling author Stan Gibilisco offers a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of physics. With "Physics Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time - at your own speed. Unlike most books on physics, general principles are presented first - and the details follow. In order to make the learning process as clear and simple as possible, heavy-duty math, formulas, and equations are kept to a minimum. This unique self-teaching guide offers questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, "Physics Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on physics.HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO: * Understand the math used in physical science* Solve mass/force/acceleration problems* Create mathematical models of physical phenomena* Perform distance vs. time calculations* Determine potential and kinetic energy* Calculate the wavelength of sounds and radio signals* Understand visible light interference patterns* Calculate the energy and frequency of a moving particle* Understand atomic structure* Learn about electric current, voltage, resistance, power, and energy
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2002.
Characteristics: xiv, 599 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
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