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The Mechanical universe : [1st semester]

Author: David L Goodstein; Jack Arnold; Peter F Buffa; Aaron Fletcher; California Institute of Technology.
Publisher: Skokie, Ill. : Films Inc., 1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : English
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A survey of introductory college physics.
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Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goodstein; Jack Arnold; Peter F Buffa; Aaron Fletcher; California Institute of Technology.
OCLC Number: 12655031
Notes: Serial nos. 118-9001--118-9026.
In 26 containers.
Credits: Producer, Peter F. Buffa ; writer, Jack Arnold.
Performer(s): David L. Goodstein.
Aaron Fletcher.
Description: 26 videocassettes (780 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: 1. Introduction to the mechanical universe --
2. The law of falling bodies --
3. Derivatives --
4. Inertia --
5. Vectors --
6. Newton's laws --
7. Integration --
8. The apple and the moon --
9. Moving in circles --10. The fundamental forces --
11. Gravity, electricity, magnetism --
12. The Millikan experiment --
13. Conservation of energy --
14. Potential energy --15. Conservation of momentum --
16. Harmonic motion --
17. Resonance --
18. Waves --
19. Angular momentum --
20. Torques and gyroscopes --
21. Kepler's three laws --
22. The Kepler problem --
23. Energy and eccentricity --
24. Navigating in space --
25. From Kepler to Einstein --
26. Harmony of the spheres.
Responsibility: California Institute of Technology ; created by David L. Goodstein.

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A survey of introductory college physics.

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