❮Read❯ ➯ How to Fall Slower Than Gravity ➳ Author Paul J. Nahin – Heartforum.co.uk An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think like a mathematical physicistPaul Nahin is a master at explaining odd phenomena through straightforward mathematics In this co An engaging collection of intriguing problems that Fall Slower Kindle Ñ shows you how to think like a mathematical physicistPaul Nahin is a master at explaining odd phenomena through straightforward mathematics In this collection of twenty six intriguing problems, he explores how mathematical physicists think Always entertaining, the problems range from ancient catapult conundrums to the puzzling physics of a very peculiar kind of glass called NASTYGLASS and from dodging trucks to why raindrops fall slower than the rate of gravity The questions raised How to eBook ✓ may seem impossible to answer at first and may require an unexpected twist in reasoning, but sometimes their solutions are surprisingly simple Nahin s goal, however, is always to guide readers who will need only to have studied advanced high school math and physics in expanding their mathematical thinking to make sense of the curiosities of the physical worldThe problems are in the first part of the book and the solutions are in the second, so that readers may challenge themselves to Fall Slower ePUB ↠ to solve the questions on their own before looking at the explanations The problems show how mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus can be united with physical laws to solve both real and theoretical problems Historical anecdotes woven throughout the book bring alive the circumstances and people involved in some amazing discoveries and achievementsMore than a puzzle book, this work will immerse you in the delights of scientific history while honing your math skills.
Paul J Nahin is professor emeritus of Fall Slower Kindle Ñ electrical engineering at the University of New Hampshire and the author of many best selling popular math books, including The Logician and the Engineer and Will You Be Alive Years from Now both Princeton.
- 320 pages
- How to Fall Slower Than Gravity
- Paul J. Nahin
- 21 June 2019 Paul J. Nahin