Physics Essentials For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 7, 2019 - Science - 192 pages

Physics Essentials For Dummies (9781119590286) was previously published as Physics Essentials For Dummies (9780470618417). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

For students who just need to know the vital concepts of physics, whether as a refresher, for exam prep, or as a reference, Physics Essentials For Dummies is a must-have guide. Free of ramp-up and ancillary material, Physics Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only. It provides discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in an introductory physics course, from force and motion to momentum and kinetics. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical physics concepts as they help high school students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back to the classroom who just need a refresher of the core concepts.

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Contents

Introduction
1
CHAPTER
2
Taking Vectors Step by Step
15
Going the Distance with Speed
25
Going the Distance with Speed and Acceleration 25 CHAPTER 4 Studying Circular Motions
41
Physics Essentials For Dummies
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PushUps and PullUps Exercises in Force 49 CHAPTER 6 Falling Slowly Gravity and Friction 63 CHAPTER 7 Putting Physics to Work
77
Moving Objects with Impulse
95
The Conservation of Momentum
101
Navigating the Twists and Turns
111
Moving Objects with Impulse and Momentum 95 CHAPTER 9 Navigating the Twists and Turns of Angular Kinetics 111 CHAPTER 10 Taking a Spi...
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About the author (2019)

Steven Holzner, PhD, was a contributing editor at PC Magazine and was on the faculty of both MIT and Cornell University. He wrote Physics For Dummies, Physics II For Dummies, and Quantum Physics For Dummies.

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