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Physics Demystified, Second Edition (Demystified)

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Understanding PHYSICS just got a whole lot EASIER

Stumped trying to make sense of physics? Here's your solution. Physics Demystified, Second Edition helps you grasp the essential concepts with ease.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering classical physics, including mass, force, motion, momentum, work, energy, and power, as well as the temperature and states of matter. Electricity, magnetism, and electronics are discussed as are waves, particles, space, and time. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no-brainer You'll learn about: Scientific notation, units, and constants Newton's laws of motion Kirchhoff's laws Alternating current and semiconductors Optics Relativity theory

Simple enough for a beginner, but detailed enough for an advanced student, Physics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this challenging and diverse subject. It's also the perfect resource to prepare you for higher-level physics classes and college placement tests.

About the Author

Author Information

Stan Gibilisco is a technical writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. Stan's book, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA. He is considered the "father" of the Demystified series with 14 titles published to date.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071744508
Author:
Gibilisco, Stan
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physics-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
November 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.250 x 7.375 in

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