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Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics | Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory | Engineering Physics | Other Physics
Physics, mechanics, particles, velocity, motion, inertia, kinetic, forces
College / Upper Division
This is a “minimalist” textbook for a first semester of university, calculus-based physics, covering classical mechanics (including one chapter on mechanical waves, but excluding fluids), plus a brief introduction to thermodynamics. The presentation owes much to Mazur’s The Principles and Practice of Physics: conservation laws, momentum and energy, are introduced before forces, and one-dimensional setups are thoroughly explored before two-dimensional systems are considered. It contains both problems and worked-out examples.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
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University of Arkansas Open Educational Resources
Gea-Banacloche, Julio, "University Physics I: Classical Mechanics" (2019). Open Educational Resources. 3.