100 Instructive Trig-based Physics Examples: Waves, Fluids, Sound, Heat, and Light (Paperback)

100 Instructive Trig-based Physics Examples: Waves, Fluids, Sound, Heat, and Light Cover Image
usually available in 5-10 days
(This is a special order book which cannot be returned.)


  • over 100 fully-solved examples
  • step-by-step solutions with explanations
  • standard problems from trig-based physics
  • includes tables of equations, symbols, and units
This volume covers waves, fluids, sound, heat, and light, including simple harmonic motion, standing waves, the Doppler effect, Archimedes' principle, the laws of thermodynamics, heat engines, principles of optics, Snell's law, thin lenses, spherical mirrors, diffraction, interference, polarization, and more.

AUTHOR: The author, Dr. Chris McMullen, has over 20 years of experience teaching university physics in California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana (and has also taught physics to gifted high school students). Dr. McMullen currently teaches physics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He has also published a half-dozen papers on the collider phenomenology of superstring-inspired large extra dimensions. Chris McMullen earned his Ph.D. in particle physics from Oklahoma State University (and his M.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge).

Dr. McMullen is well-known for:
  • engaging physics students in challenging ideas through creativity
  • breaking difficult problems down into manageable steps
  • providing clear and convincing explanations to subtle issues
  • his mastery of physics and strong background in mathematics
  • helping students become more fluent in practical math skills
USES: This physics book serves two functions:
  • It provides a variety of examples for how to solve fundamental physics problems.
  • It's also the solutions manual to Essential Trig-based Physics Study Guide Workbook, ISBN 978-1-941691-18-2.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781941691205
ISBN-10: 194169120X
Publisher: Zishka Publishing
Publication Date: September 20th, 2017
Pages: 302
Language: English