Physics Made Simple [NOOK Book]

Overview

Understand the rules that make the universe run.



Understanding the laws of physics is essential for all scientific studies, but many students are intimidated by their complexities. This completely revised and updated book makes it easy to understand the most important principles. From the physics of the...
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Physics Made Simple

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Overview

Understand the rules that make the universe run.



Understanding the laws of physics is essential for all scientific studies, but many students are intimidated by their complexities. This completely revised and updated book makes it easy to understand the most important principles. From the physics of the everyday world to the theory of relativity, PHYSICS MADE SIMPLE covers it all.

Each chapter is introduced by anecdotes that directly apply the concepts to contemporary life and ends with practice problems—with complete solutions—to reinforce the concepts. Humorous illustrations and stories complete the text, making it not only easy but fun to learn this important science.


Topics covered include:
*force
*motion
*energy
*waves
*electricity and magnetism
*the atom
*quantum physics
*relativity
*spectroscopy
*particle physics



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307434548
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/31/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER G. DE PREE, PH.D., is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Astronomy and the Concise Scientific Encyclopedia. He teaches introductory and modern physics at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2010

    Not for college physics at all!

    One of the downsides of buying an e-book is that you can't actually thumb through and see if it's worth it. I bought this book for my college physics class hoping for some help- out of luck! This book just explains in words the concepts and does very little problem examples. The examples that are shown are so dumbed down and simple that it's just plain ridiculous. It covers huge concepts in 3-4 pages, which barely skims the surface. Money down the drain.

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