Monday, August 25, 2008

Six Essential Tools to Learn Physics

College physics is hard. If you're getting started on the path to an engineering or physics degree, or planning on taking AP physics, these tools can help you stay one step ahead.

1. The Feynman Lectures on Physics
This classic three volume set covers the
concepts of physics better than any other.




2. Unit Conversion Tutor DVD
Handling scientific notation, units, and dimensions are essential to mastering the
physical sciences. Get a leg up with this four hour video set which teaches working
with units via examples.



3. Calculus 1 & 2 Tutor DVD Set
Calculus is the tool of physics. Learn about limits, derivatives, the chain rule,
solving integrals, logarithms, trig substitution and more. Eight hours of video
instruction all taught by example.



4.Ultimate Physics Tutor DVD Teaches by Example
11 Hours of video instruction, covers material offered in college physics course.
Projectile motion, scalars and vectors, Newton's laws, friction, angular momentum,
gravitation and more.



5.Physics for Dummies
Physics for dummies isn't just for dummies. This well written book is a great course
supplement.



6.Physics Workbook for Dummies
To learn physics you need to do physics. Follow up on tip #4 with this workbook that
will improve your problem solving skills.

1 comment:

Pollywog said...

Thanks for the list, I have the Feynman Lectures books and I will get some of the other suggested study aids.