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  • Title: Principles of Mechanics: Fundamental University Physics
  • Author(s) Salma Alrasheed
  • Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2019 edition (May 16, 2019)
  • License(s): CC BY 4.0
  • Hardcover: 184 pages
  • eBook: PDF and ePub
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3030151948
  • ISBN-13: 978-3030151942
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Book Description

This open access textbook takes the reader step-by-step through the concepts of mechanics in a clear and detailed manner. Mechanics is considered to be the core of physics, where a deep understanding of the concepts is essential in understanding all branches of physics.

Many proofs and examples are included to help the reader grasp the fundamentals fully, paving the way to deal with more advanced topics. After solving all of the examples, the reader will have gained a solid foundation in mechanics and the skills to apply the concepts in a variety of situations.

The book is useful for undergraduate students majoring in physics and other science and engineering disciplines. It can also be used as a reference for more advanced levels.

About the Authors
  • Salma Alrasheed received her bachelor’s degree in physics form King Saud University. She later obtained her master’s degree in physics from Michigan State University, after which she completed a postgraduate certificate in nanotechnology from the University of Oxford. She later completed her PhD degree in materials science and engineering from King Abdullah University for Science and Technology in 2017.
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