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No bullshit guide to math & physics

Author
Savov, Ivan, 1982- author.
Title
No bullshit guide to math & physics / Ivan Savov.
Format
Book
Edition
Fifth edition, v5.1.
Published
Montréal, Québec : Minireference Co., 2016. ©2016
Description
ix, 453 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Variant title
No bullshit guide to math and physics
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Math fundamentals: Solving equations ; Numbers ; Variables ; Functions and their inverses ; Fractions ; Basic rules of algebra ; Solving quadratic equations ; Exponents ; Logarithms ; The number line ; Inequalities ; The Cartesian plane ; Functions ; Function reference ; Polynomials ; Trigonometry ; Trigonometric identities ; Geometry ; Circle ; Ellipse ; Hyperbola ; Solving systems of linear equations ; Compound interest ; Set notation ; Math problems
  • Introduction to physics: Introduction ; Kinematics ; Introduction to calculus ; Kinematics with calculus ; Kinematics problems
  • Vectors: Great outdoors ; Vectors ; Basis ; Vector products ; Complex numbers ; Vectors problems
  • Mechanics: Introduction ; Projectile motion ; Forces ; Force diagrams ; Momentum ; Energy ; Uniform circular motion ; Angular motion ; Simple harmonic motion ; Conclusion ; Mechanics problems
  • Calculus: Introduction ; Overview ; Infinity ; Limits ; Limit formulas ; Derivatives ; Derivative formulas ; Derivative rules ; Higher derivatives ; Optimization algorithm ; Implicit differentiation ; Integrals ; Riemann sums ; The fundamental theorem of calculus ; Techniques of integration ; Applications of integration ; Improper integrals ; Sequences ; Series ; Conclusion ; Calculus problems
  • End matter : Conclusion
  • A. Answers and solutions
  • B. Notation: Math notation ; Set notation ; Complex numbers notation ; Vectors notation ; Mechanics notation ; Calculus notation
  • C. Constants, units and conversion ratios: Fundamental constants of nature ; Units ; Derived units ; Other units and conversions
  • D. SymPy tutorial
  • E. Formulas : Calculus formulas ; Mechanics formulas.
Summary
"This book contains lessons on topics in math and physics, written in a style that is jargon-free and to the point. Each lesson covers one concept at the depth required for the first-year university-level course. The main focus of this book is to highlight the intricate connections between the concepts of math and physics. Seeing the similarities and parallels between the concepts is the key to understanding."--Preface.
Subject headings
Mathematics--Textbooks. Calculus--Textbooks. Mechanics--Textbooks.
Genre heading
Textbooks.
ISBN
9780992001001 (paperback) 0992001005 (paperback)

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
QA37.3 .S28 2016
Location
Columbus Library - Stacks
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
QA37.3 .S28 2016
Location
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