by Christoph Schiller
Publisher: motionmountain.net 2011
Number of pages: 1342
How do objects and images move? What is motion? How does a rainbow form? Do time machines exist? What is the maximum force value found in nature? Is the universe a set? Which problems in physics are still unsolved? Free physics textbook that tells the story of how it became possible, after 2500 years of exploration, to answer such questions. The book is written for the curious: it is entertaining, surprising and challenging on every page. With little mathematics, starting from observations of everyday life, the text explores the most fascinating parts of mechanics, thermodynamics, special and general relativity, electrodynamics, quantum theory and modern attempts at unification. The essence of these fields is summarized in the most simple terms.
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by Konstantin K. Likharev - Stony Brook University
The goal was to make students familiar with the basic notions of physics, and the main effort was to organize the material in a logical sequence. Topics: Classical Mechanics, Classical Electrodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics.
A high school textbook on physics covering waves and wavelike motion, forces, momentum, work and energy, collisions, gravitation, pressure, heat, electrostatics, electricity, magnetism, electronics, the atom, modern physics, atomic nucleus.
by Karl Wick, at al. - Wikibooks
This guide is meant as a supplement to a year long freshman level physics course with a trigonometry prerequisite. The overview of equations and definitions and eventually sample problem solutions are pertinent to an introductory physics course.
The book contains everything you need to know for the OCR Physics B (Advancing Physics) specification. Contents: Physics in Action; Understanding Processes; Physics in Practice; Rise and Fall of the Clockwork Universe; Field and Particle Pictures.