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From Kirchhoff’s laws to Carnot engines — solve physics problems with ease
Got a grasp on the physics terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or, worse, don’t know where to begin? No worries — this hands-on guide helps you solve the many types of physics problems you encounter in a focused, step-by-step manner. With just enough refresher explanations before each set of problems, you’ll sharpen your skills and improve your performance. You’ll see how to work with motion, kinetic energy, thermodynamics, electricity, and more!
Step-by-step answer sets clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with a problem
Get the inside scoop on the Big Three: acceleration, distance, and time
Know where to begin and how to solve the most common physics problems
Use physics in practical applications with confidence
About the Author
Steven Holzner is the award-winning author of more than 100 books, including Physics For Dummies. He did his undergraduate work in physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and got his PhD from Cornell University. He’s been on the faculty of Cornell for ten years, teaching Physics 101 and Physics 102, as well as on the faculty of MIT.