Ace Your Midterms & Finals: Introduction to Physics by Alan AxelrodAce Your Midterms & Finals: Introduction to Physics by Alan Axelrod

Ace Your Midterms & Finals: Introduction to Physics

byAlan Axelrod, Walton Rawls, Harry Oster

Paperback | July 20, 1999

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ACE Your Midterms and Finals

A new concept in test prep for a new generation of students

These class-tested guides feature:

  • Midterms and final examinations--one from each of the top universities throughout the country
  • An introductory essay defining the nature and scope of the course, including its goals and what instructors expect students to learn
  • A step-by-step guide to writing the essay and fully explained answers to essay questions--complete with discussion and notes from the professor
Alan Axelrod has a Ph.D. in English and is the author of numerous books including The Penguin Dictionary of American Folklore, The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography, Encyclopedia of the American West, and What Every American Should Know About American History. Previously, he served as publishing executive with the Henry Franci...
Title:Ace Your Midterms & Finals: Introduction to PhysicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.1 × 7.1 × 1.02 inPublished:July 20, 1999Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Preparing Yourself.

Introduction to Physics: What the Professors Look For.

Keys to Successful Study.

Secrets of Successful Test Taking.

Thinking Like a Physicist: Keys to Understanding Physics.

Part II: Study Guide.

Introduction to Physics: The Major Topics.

Motion and Newton's Laws of Motion.

Principles of Momentum, Work, Energy, and Conservation.

Rotational and Planetary Motion.


Waves and Sound.

Electricity, Magnetism, and Electromagnetism.

Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Quantum Physics.

Nuclear Physics.

Relativity Theory.

Part III: Midterms and Finals.

University of California, Berkeley: Physics 8A: Introductory Physics: Mechanics, Waves, and Heat.

Bowling Green State University: PHYS 201/202: College Physics.

Brandeis University: Physics 10B: Introduction to the Life Sciences II.

California State University, Fresno: Physics 4A: Mechanics and Wave Motion.

Catholic University of America: Physics 101: Twentieth-Century Concepts of the Physical Universe.

Doane College: Physics 107: Introductory Physics.

Eastern Illinois University: PHY 1350: General Physics I.

Georgia State University: Physics 1112K: Introductory Physics.

University of Illinois: Physics 101: Introductory Physics.

University of Oklahoma: Physics 2414: Introductory Physics (Non-Calculus).

College of William and Mary: Physics 107: Physics for Life Scientists.

Part IV: For Your Reference.

A Glossary of Physics.

Recommended Reading.

From Our Editors

Learn everything you need to know with this comprehensive exam guide. Featuring 11 midterms and 11 final exams from the top 11 universities, Ace Your Midterms and Finals: Introduction to Physics will have you moving to the top of the class. An easy-to-understand guide shows you how to write essays and even includes notes from a professor. Also included are all the answers to the tests so that readers may check their work.