About This Textbook
This is a calculus-based book meant for the first semester of a first year survey course taken by engineering and physical science majors. It has a traditional order of topics whereby force is discussed before energy.
It is divided into 17 chapters that cover:
- a review of high school physics,
- scaling and estimation,
- circular motion,
- conservation of energy,
- conservation of momentum and angular momentum,
- vibrations, and
A treatment of relativity is interspersed with the Newtonian mechanics, in optional sections.
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