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The Mechanical Universe Mechanics and Heat, Advanced Edition by Steven C. Frautschi

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classical mechanics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mechanics (General),
  • Quantum Theory,
  • United States,
  • Science,
  • Mechanics - General,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Audio-visual aids,
  • Heat,
  • Mechanics,
  • Physics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7736187M
ISBN 100521304326
ISBN 109780521304320

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The Mechanical Universe book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Matter of Disagreement Exce The rise of mechanic /5.   Book News, Inc. "The material in this textbook is presented in a clear and readable manner. A multitude of diagrams aid student understanding as does the abundance of problems, to such an extent that although based on the Mechanical Universe television series, this volume can act as an independent resource." Contemporary PhysicsCited by: The book assumes a familiarity with calculus, includes a discussion of rigid body motion, and contains numerous thought-provoking problems. It is largely based in content on The Mechanical Universe: Introduction to Mechanics and Heat, a book designed in conjunction with a tele-course to be offered by PBS in the Fall of Cited by: 3. “The Mechanical Universe,” is a critically-acclaimed series of 52 thirty-minute videos covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course.

The Mechanical Universe - by Steven C. Frautschi March Due to unplanned maintenance of the back-end systems supporting article purchase on Cambridge Core, we have taken the decision to temporarily suspend article purchase for the foreseeable : Steven C. Frautschi, Richard P. Olenick, Tom M. Apostol, David L. Goodstein. The Mechanical Universe And Beyond, is a part telecourse filmed at the California Institute of Technology, and produced by Caltech and INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications. The series introduces university level physics, covering topics from Copernicus to quantum mechanics. Produced starting in , the videos make heavy use of historical dramatizations and visual aids to explain.   Episode 1. Introduction: This preview introduces revolutionary ideas and heroes from Copernicus to Newton, and links the physics of the heavens and the earth. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Mechanical Universe. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by A. E. Dolbear, w.

The Mechanical Universe contains hundreds of computer animation segments, created by Dr. James F. Blinn, as the primary tool of instruction. Dynamic location footage and historical re-creations are also used to stress the fact that science is a human endeavor.   The book assumes a familiarity with calculus, includes a discussion of rigid body motion, and contains numerous thought-provoking problems. It is largely based in content on The Mechanical Universe: Introduction to Mechanics and Heat, a book designed in conjunction with a tele-course to be offered by PBS in the Fall of /5(15).   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. To be used with the Mechanical universe television series Notes. Text cut off in gutter. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages: He has written several books, including States of Matter () (reprinted in a Dover paperback edition) and Feynman’s Lost Lecture (). In the s he was the director and host of The Mechanical Universe, an educational television series on physics that has been adapted for high school use and translated into many other languages. The.