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The Book of Forces

The Book of Forces

The Book of Forces
By Metin Bektas

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Book Description

Forces make the world go 'round - literally. This book provides a quick and easy-to-understand introduction to the quantity force and an overview of the many types of forces that shape our universe. Besides enlightening and down-to-earth explanations, you'll find plenty of detailed exercises demonstrating how the concepts and formulas can be applied to real-world situations. Knowledge of high school algebra is sufficient to follow the calculations. For more information, check out the table of contents.

From the author of "Physics! In Quantities and Examples", "Introduction to Stars: Spectra, Formation, Evolution, Collapse" and the "Great Formulas Explained" series.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #36399 in eBooks
  • Published on: 2014-10-29
  • Released on: 2014-10-29
  • Format: Kindle eBook

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful.
4Easily Understood Math--Some Erroneous Concepts
By Fireman721
As I read through this book I thought 'wow wish I had this when I was I high school and college'. The presentation is straightforward, the math solutions are well presented and easily understandable. My problem comes with some of the author's concepts. With math at this level the author should know there is no such thing as centrifugal force (there is inertia and centripetal force) but there it is, even in a title no less. Also the author confuses mass and weight, another relatively basic and important distinction. So I ask myself, what other concepts are being misrepresented that I don't know enough about to recognize? Having said that, my opening remarks still hold; straightforward, clear math explanations which is a plus in anybody's book.

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
5Great Book!
By science geek
This is a well explained book that has lots of great information on the equations and how they are put to use. I have most of this authors books and I really enjoy all of them. If you are looking for a step by step approach to Physics equations and examples that put them to use, then I recommend any of his books including this one. I hope he keeps writing them because I cant wait for another one!

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
4Four Stars
By SRIPATHY
TECHNICALLY THERE ARE SOME MINOR CONCEPTUAL ERRORS

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