26 Nov 2019

I'm starting a Physics course which uses "Physics for Scientistsand Engineers 8th Edition". The most advanced Math I've taken isPrecalculus (functions and trig). I'm taking Cal 1 at the same timeas this Phys and would like to know if I should skip the Phys andwait until I've learned Cal. The Physics book consists of thefollowing:

Part 1: Mechanics
1 Physics & Measurement
2 Motion in One Dimension
3 Vectors
4 Motion in Two Dimensions
5 The Laws of Motion
6 Circular Motion & Other Applications or Newton's Law
7 Energy of a System
8 Conservation of Energy
9 Linear Momentum and Collisions
10 Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
11 Angular Momentum
12 Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
13 Universal Gravitation
14 Fluid Mechanics

Part 2: Oscillations and Mechanical Waves

15 Oscillatory Motion
16 Wave Motion
17 Sound Waves
18 Superposition and Standing Waves

Part 3: Thermodynamics

19 Temperature
20 The First Law of Thermodynamics
21 The Kinetic Theory of Gases
22 Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law ofThermodynamics

Sorry about the length but it's an important decision for me. Thankyou.


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