Essential Physics 1
by Frank W. K. Firk
Publisher: Archive.org 2000
Number of pages: 210
This is an intensive introduction to classical and special relativity, Newtonian dynamics and gravitation, Einsteinian dynamics and gravitation, and wave motion. Mathematical methods include: elements of differential geometry, linear operators and matrices, ordinary differential equations, calculus of variations, orthogonal functions and Fourier series, and non-linear equations for chaotic systems. This is a book for first-year college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in Physics or a closely related field.
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by Satindar Bhagat - Bookboon
We begin by discussing waves in matter - sound being a special case. To understand the nature of light we begin by introducing Electric and Magnetic fields and build the relationships which develop into the Maxwell's Electromagnetic Field Equations.
by Benjamin Crowell
This is a textbook intended for a one-year introductory course. Algebra and trig are used, and there are optional calculus-based sections. Topics covered: Newtonian physics, conservation laws, vibrations and waves, electricity and magnetism, optics.
by Mark Clemente, at al. - CK-12 Foundation
Contents: Gravitation; Nuclear Energy; The Standard Model of Particle Physics; The Standard Model and Beyond; A Brief Synopsis of Modern Physics; Nanoscience; Biophysics; Kinematics: Motion, Work, and Energy; Laboratory Activities; etc.
This textbook is designed for use with first- and second-year college level physics for engineers and scientists. While the content is not mathematically complicated or very advanced, the students are expected to be familiar with calculus.