Physics II For Dummies

Physics II For Dummies

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by Steven Holzner
     
 

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A plain-English guide to advanced physics

Does just thinking about the laws of motion make your head spin? Does studying electricity short your circuits? Physics II For Dummies walks you through the essentials and gives you easy-to-understand and digestible guidance on this often intimidating course.

Thanks to this book, you don't have to be Einstein

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A plain-English guide to advanced physics

Does just thinking about the laws of motion make your head spin? Does studying electricity short your circuits? Physics II For Dummies walks you through the essentials and gives you easy-to-understand and digestible guidance on this often intimidating course.

Thanks to this book, you don't have to be Einstein to understand physics. As you learn about mechanical waves and sound, forces and fields, electric potential and electric energy, and much more, you'll appreciate the For Dummies law: The easier we make it, the faster you'll understand it!

  • An extension of the successful Physics I For Dummies
  • Covers topics in a straightforward and effective manner
  • Explains concepts and terms in a fast and easy-to-understand way

Whether you're currently enrolled in an undergraduate-level Physics II course or just want a refresher on the fundamentals of advanced physics, this no-nonsense guide makes this fascinating topic accessible to everyone.

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"There is very little else to say - this book does exactly what it says on the cover. The text is well presented with informative illustrations, examples and guiding points for the reader. The information was informative and understandable for the reviewer who has not encountered these topics in this depth for several years." (Reviews, December 2010)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470640678
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
588,023
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Steven Holzner, PhD, taught physics at Cornell University for more than a decade. He is the author of Physics For Dummies, Physics Workbook For Dummies, Quantum Physics For Dummies, and Quantum Physics Workbook For Dummies.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought the paperback versions of "Physics 1 for Dummies" and "Physics 2 for Dummies" to brush up on 1st year college physics to help my son prepare for the AP exams. These are much better books than the "AP Physics B Crash Course" -- far fewer mistakes in the text and equations, much clearer explanations of the material, and a writing style that points out that physics can be both fun and interesting.
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