Principles of physics /
Contributor(s): Jerde, David AMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, 1995Edition: 6th edDescription: xxii, 905+26 p. : ill ; 24 cmISBN: 0070088179; 9780070088177; 0071138544; 9780071138543; 0070089868; 9780070089860Subject(s): Physics | PhysicsGenre/Form: Philosophy and theory DDC classification: 530 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Table of contents 1. Introduction : What Is Physics? Counting and Measuring: Accuracy and Precision. Dimensions and Units in Measurement. Calculating with Units and Converting between Systems of Units. Significant Digits in Calculations. Physics Principles as Mathematical Equations. Vector and Scalar Quantities. Addition of Vectors. Subtraction of Vectors. Rectangular Components of Vectors. Trigonometric Addition of Vectors. Subtraction of Vector Quantities. . PART ONE : MECHANICS : 2. Uniformly accelerated motion : Units of Length and Time. Speed. Displacement and Average Velocity. Instantaneous Velocity. One-Dimensional Motion. Acceleration. Uniformly Accelerated Linear Motion. Two Derived Equations for Uniformly Accelerated Motion. Controversies in Physics: Theories of Free-Fall : Freely Falling Bodies. Projectile Motion. Addition of Velocities in Two Dimensions: Relative Velocity. 3. Newton's laws of motion : The Discovery of Physical Laws. The Concept of Force and Newton's First Law of Motion. Inertia and Mass. Physicists.
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