Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
Number of pages: 63
General mechanics introductory text for physics and engineering students with a background in calculus. Contents: Newton's Laws: First principles; Rotational Dynamics; Newton's Laws: A second look; Harmonic Oscillators; etc.
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by John Duncan - Macmillan and co
The author's object in writing this book has been to provide a practical statement of the principles of Mechanics. Principles have been illustrated by numerous fully worked-out examples, and exercises for home or class work have been provided.
by Roy McWeeny - Learning Development Institute
From these simple ideas about mass and motion, and a few experiments that anyone can do, we can lay the foundations of Physics: they are expressed mathematically in the 'laws of motion', which form the starting point for the Physical Sciences.
by Jeremy Heyl - The University of British Columbia
Contents: Linear Motion; Energy and Angular Momentum; The Principle of Least Action; Central Forces; Rotating Frames; Conservative Systems; Many-Particle Systems; Rigid Bodies; Continuum Mechanics; Small Oscillations and Perturbed Motion; etc.
by Frank Berry Sanborn - J. Wiley & sons
The book presents many practical problems together with brief definitions and solutions of typical problems which should help the student to follow this advice: ''Learn for yourself, think for yourself, make yourself master of principles''.