Understanding Mechanics (2nd Revised edition)

Understanding Mechanics (2nd Revised edition)

By: A. J. Sadler (author), D. W. S. Thorning (author)Paperback

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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: * Principles are introduced in a simple and direct manner and all have worked examples * Ample opportunity is given for practice with questions and exercises carefully graded to provide a steady progression * Each chapter closes with a comprehensive selection of recent examination questions * Answers are given at the back of the book


1. Vectors ; 2. Distance, velocity and acceleration ; 3. Force and Newton's laws ; 4. Resultants and components of forces ; 5. Equilibrium and acceleration under concurrent forces ; 6. Friction ; 7. Moments ; 8. Centre of gravity ; 9. General equilibrium of a rigid body ; 10. Resultant velocity and relative velocity ; 11. Work, energy and power ; 12. Projectiles ; 13. Circular motion ; 14. Momentum and impulse ; 15. Elasticity ; 16. Use of calculus ; 17. Simple harmonic motion ; 18. Compound bodies and frameworks

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199146758
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780199146758
  • weight: 979
  • ISBN10: 0199146756
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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