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The theoretical minimum : what you need to know to start doing physics

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"A first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur ... beginning with classical mechanics"--Dust jacket flap.

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Victor Farmington Library 530 SUS (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52128300592728
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 530 SUS (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
31846002429701
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06/30/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465028115
  • ISBN: 046502811X
  • Physical Description: xi, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The nature of classical physics -- Spaces, trigonometry, and vectors -- Motion -- Integral calculus -- Dynamics -- Partial differentiation -- Systems of more than one particle -- Energy -- The principle of least action -- Symmetries and conservation laws -- Hamiltonian mechanics and time-translation invariance -- The phase space fluid and the Gibbs-Liouville Theorem -- Poisson brackets, angular momentum, and symmetries -- Electric and magnetic forces -- Appendix 1. Central forces and planetary orbits.
Summary, etc.:
"A first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur ... beginning with classical mechanics"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Physics.
Science > Physics.
SCIENCE / Physics / General.


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