by R. A. Millikan, H. G. Gale, W. R. Pyle
Publisher: Ginn & Company 1922
Number of pages: 472
The chief aim of this book in all of its editions has been to present elementary physics in such a way as to stimulate the pupil to do some thinking on his own account about the hows and whys of the physical world in which he lives. To this end such subjects, and only such subjects, have been included as touch most closely the everyday life of the average pupil. In a word, the endeavor has been to make this book represent the practical, everyday physics which the average person needs to help him to adjust himself to his surroundings and to interpret his own experiences correctly.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by D.C. Cassidy, G. Holton, J. Rutherford - Springer
Provides a thorough grounding in contemporary physics while placing physics into its social context. A course designed for students preparing to enter fields outside of science or engineering, including students planning to teach in K-12 classrooms.
by Sanjoy Mahajan - The MIT Press
Sanjoy Mahajan shows us that the way to master complexity is through insight rather than precision. He first teaches the tools for organizing complexity, then distinguishes two paths for discarding complexity: with and without loss of information.
by Henry Crew - MacMillan
The fundamental principles of physics are covered: kinematics, simple harmonic motion, some general and special properties of matter, waves, sound, theory of heat, magnetism, electrostatics, electric currents, light, optical instruments.
by Ondřej Čertík - Theoretical-Physics.net
This is an attempt to derive all theoretical physics equations (ever needed for applications) from the general and special relativity and the standard model of particle physics. All calculations are very explicit, with no intermediate steps left out.