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Physics Essentials for Dummies

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For students who just need to know the vital concepts of physics, whether as a refresher, for exam prep, or as a reference, "Physics Essentials For Dummies" is a must-have guide. Free of ramp-up and ancillary material, "Physics Essentials For Dummies" contains content focused on key topics only. It provides discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in an introducto ...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published April 20th 2010 by For Dummies (first published April 15th 2010)
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Menglong Youk
"Physics Essentials for Dummies" provides those who want to review basic physics with a quick easy-to-go-through reference from force and motion to momentum and kinetics, plus a glimpse of Einstein's theory of special relativity. This reminds me of how dumb I was (and am).
Wes
Aug 24, 2013 Wes rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have grown to really like the For Dummies series of books. They have a style and format that is easy to understand and digest, and is not too heavy on giving you actual work problems to do. They are great as quick reference guides, primers, and study helpers. Pick a topic and they generally have something on it.

The physics essentials are just that, the basic building blocks for any physics understanding. Good prep for Physics 1 students and anyone who wants to casually understand physics in ge
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Kevin Browder
Good for basics, but not much else. I was hoping for a little more depth.
Jack
Jul 17, 2012 Jack is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Can't help it, I'm a geek.
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