Mechanics is the first foundation for the study of physics. This book takes first-year undergraduates through an entertaining and instructive set of practical examples of the uses of mechanics. The author adopts a fresh approach which recognizes mechanics as an observational science, and usesworked examples that can be easily visualized and understood by the reader.By the end of the book students will have not only painlessly learned the principles of mechanics, but will have also obtained a good grasp of techniques needed for solving typical mechanics problems. They will also have covered all the essentials of a first-year university course in mechanics. Thebook can then be used as a reference of a quick aid to revision.