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Predicting Motion

1st Edition

By Robert Lambourne

CRC Press

260 pages

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Predicting Motion presents the core ideas of Newtonian mechanics, starting from Newton's laws and the idea that changes in motion are predictable given the forces that cause them. Richly illustrated with questions and answers for self-assessment, it carefully introduces concepts, such as kinetics and potential energy, linear momentum, torque (the r

Table of Contents

Forces and Newton's laws. Work, energy and power. Linear momentum and collisions. Torque and angular momentum. Chaotic motion. Consolidation and skills development. Answers to questions. Index.

About the Author

Lambourne, Robert

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI005000
SCIENCE / Astrophysics & Space Science
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics