The Physics of Golf / Edition 2

The Physics of Golf / Edition 2

by Theodore P. Jorgensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 038798691X

ISBN-13: 9780387986913

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Springer New York

This revised and expanded bestseller includes a new chapter on putting, a new appendix on the fundamental physics covered in the book, increased coverage of modern club design, and an updated reference section. As in the previous book, most of the mathematics is relegated to a technical appendix. The first edition of this book was enthusiastically received by the both…  See more details below

Overview

This revised and expanded bestseller includes a new chapter on putting, a new appendix on the fundamental physics covered in the book, increased coverage of modern club design, and an updated reference section. As in the previous book, most of the mathematics is relegated to a technical appendix. The first edition of this book was enthusiastically received by the both the science press in Physics Today, IEEE Spectrum, and Nature and the golf world in American Golf Pro and Golf Week.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387986913
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1999
Pages:
189
Sales rank:
282,670
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- The Secret of Golf is in the Swing//Chapter 2- The First look at the golf stroke//Chapter 3- A second look at the golf stroke//Chapter 4- Variations on Parameters brings new Understanding of the Golf Swing//Chapter 5- The energy of the swing//Chapter 6- Producing power with precision//Chapter 7- Developing your own golf stroke//Chapter 8- The aerodynamics of golf//Chapter 9- When the clubhead meets the ball//Chapter 10- The Harry Vardon swing//Chapter 11- The matching of clubs//Chapter 12- The flexibility of shafts//Chapter 13- Examining the handicap system//Chapter 14- On short putts//References//Technical Appendices//Index

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