Applications of Classical Physics
by Roger D. Blandford, Kip S. Thorne
Publisher: California Institute of Technology 2008
Number of pages: 336
This book is an introduction to the fundamentals and 21st-century applications of all the major branches of classical physics. Classical physics and this book deal with physical phenomena on macroscopic scales. We shall take a journey through spacetime and phase space, through statistical and continuum mechanics, and through optics and relativity, both special and general. In our journey, we shall seek to comprehend the fundamental laws of classical physics in their own terms, and in relation to quantum physics.
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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.
by Clarence E. Bennett - Barnes & Noble
The purpose of this book is to summarize the essential features of first year college physics. The subject matter is divided into the classical branches of mechanics, properties of matter, wave motion, sound, heat, electricity, magnetism, and light.
by Kenneth R. Koehler - Raymond Walters College
This textbook is intended as a vehicle for students in the biological and chemical sciences, enabling them to understand the physical underpinnings of their later studies. The systems under investigation will relate to human physiology.
by Lawrence Davis - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which the fundamental physics topics are introduced. It is designed to meet the objectives of a high school or freshman level course.