Prelude to Physics / Edition 1

Prelude to Physics / Edition 1

by Clifford Swartz
ISBN-10:
0471060283
ISBN-13:
9780471060284
Pub. Date:
03/28/1983
Publisher:
Wiley

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Overview

Prelude to Physics / Edition 1

Uses a workbook format to provide the general mathematical background needed by students of calculus-level general physics. Shows how to use math as a tool to describe phenomena. Introduces the art of specifying and manipulating mathematical quantities, emphasizing the use of SI Units. Details the power, sinusoidal, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471060284
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/1983
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 17 Years

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

How to Write Numbers, Large or Small.

Precision and Error.

The Simple Measurement of Time.

Some General Comments on Graphs.

Geometry and Diagrams.

Force and Newton's Second Law.

Momentum.

The Sinusoidal Function: y = A sinθ.

Logarithms: y - log<i>a x.

Appendixes.

Index.

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