Understanding Mechanics

Paperback | July 15, 1996

byA. J. Sadler, D. W. S. Thorning

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One of the clearest and most straightforward texts ever published, Understanding Mechanics covers all the topics required in the single-subject A Level.It is equally appropriate for those preparing for other Mathematics examinations at A Level and for students on technical courses in further and higher education.Key Points:DT Principles are introduced in a simple and direct manner and all have worked examplesDT Ample opportunity is given for practice with questions and exercises carefully graded to provide a steady progressionDT Each chapter closes with a comprehensive selection of recent examination questionsDT Answers are given at the back of the book

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One of the clearest and most straightforward texts ever published, Understanding Mechanics covers all the topics required in the single-subject A Level.It is equally appropriate for those preparing for other Mathematics examinations at A Level and for students on technical courses in further and higher education.Key Points:DT Principle...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.14 inPublished:July 15, 1996Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199146756

ISBN - 13:9780199146758

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Table of Contents

1. Vectors2. Distance, velocity and acceleration3. Force and Newton's laws4. Resultants and components of forces5. Equilibrium and acceleration under concurrent forces6. Friction7. Moments8. Centre of gravity9. General equilibrium of a rigid body10. Resultant velocity and relative velocity11. Work, energy and power12. Projectiles13. Circular motion14. Momentum and impulse15. Elasticity16. Use of calculus17. Simple harmonic motion18. Compound bodies and frameworks

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`A lucid text with many sets of questions... make the whole a most acceptable work.'TES