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Physics for the Utterly Confusedby Daniel M Oman
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When it comes to understanding physics, even good students can be confused. Physics for the Utterly Confused is perfect for students first or second semester non-calculus based physics courses, and is equally useful to anyone taking their first physics course. Problems are thoroughly explained, show all the math steps and explain all the concepts. This book will help you understand how to do your homework problems and get ready for your exams.
Don't wait another minuteget the answers now and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!
An accessible approach to the complex subject of physics. Its logical, friendly, step-by-step guide to non-calculus college-level physics courses is suitable for non-physics, non-engineering students. Over 200 problems - likely to appear in tests - are included, with solutions and explanations.
Companion to "Calculus For The Utterly Confused", also published this month.
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About the Author
Dr. Daniel Oman received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida. As a teaching assistant for five years, he tutored many utterly confused students one on one. He is currently Member of Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies.Dr. Robert Oman has taught mathematics and physics at many colleges and universities and is currently at the University of South Florida. He has also done research for Litton Industries, United Technologies, and NASA, where he developed the theoretical model for the first pressure gauge sent to the moon.
Table of Contents
Mathematical Background.Vectors.Motion in One Dimension.Motion in Two Dimensions.Forces.Unifrom Circular Motion.Work and Energy.Momentum Analysis.Rotational Motion.Rotational Dynamics.Simple Harmonic Motion.Fluids.Temperature and Calorimetry.Kinetics and the Gas Laws.Thermodynamics.Mechanical Waves.Sound.Electric Forces and Electric Fields.Electric Potential.Electric Circuits.Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields.Magnetic Forces.Electromagnetic Induction.Alternating Current Circuits.Electromagnetic Waves.Reflection, Refraction and Polarization.Lenses.The Wave Nature of Light and Interference.Special Relativity.Particles and Waves.The Atom.Radioactivity.
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