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Physics for Dummies

Physics for Dummies
Steven Holzner
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2006
QC23.2 .H65 2006

Does thermodynamics leave you cold? Are you vexed by vectors? Does electromagnetism seem like just a lot of static? Relax! This friendly guide puts the fun back into physics fundamentals. Author Steven Holzner walks you through all the topics typically covered in Physics 101 - and throws in some wild physics facts about relativity, time travel, quantum theory, and more.

Discover how to:

  • Work with physics notation and math
  • Measure force and energy
  • Investigate heat, pressure, and sound
  • Examine electricity, magnetism, and light
  • Explore black holes, planetary rotation, and more

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