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Classical Mechanics, Volume 1

Tools and vectors
Gregory A DiLisi

Description

Classical Mechanics teaches readers how to solve physics problems; in other words, how to put math and physics together to obtain a numerical or algebraic result and then interpret these results physically. These skills are important and will be needed in more advanced science and engineering courses. However, more important than developing problem-solving skills and physical-interpretation skills, the main purpose of this multi-volume series is to survey the basic concepts of classical mechanics and to provide the reader with a solid understanding of the foundational content knowledge of classical mechanics.

Classical Mechanics: Tools and vectors is simply about transmitting information. The conventions used to transmit certain types of numerical information are crucial concepts that must be addressed at the outset of any series on classical mechanics by discussing scalars versus vectors for example.

About Editors

Gregory A DiLisi earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. He then earned his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Case Western Reserve University in condensed matter experimental physics. He is currently an associate professor at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, where he has held appointments in two departments: physics and education. As an experimental physicist, he specializes in liquid crystals and complex fluids.

Table of Contents

Motivation
Getting Ready
Giving Information
Keeping Information

Bibliographic

Paperback ISBN: 9780750329965

Ebook ISBN: 9781643273198

DOI: 10.1088/2053-2571/ab183f

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

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