Master beginning physics with Schaum's-the high-performance study guide. It will help you cut study time, hone problem-solving skills, and achieve your personal best on exams! Students love Schaum's Outlines because they produce results. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students improve their test scores and final grades with these indispensable study guides. Get the edge on your classmates. Use Schaum's! If you don't have a lot of time, but want to excel in class, this book helps you: * Brush up before tests * Find answers fast * Study quickly and more effectively * Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks Schaum's Outlines give you the information your teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format-without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. You get a complete overview of the subject. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's let you study at your own pace and reminds you of all the important facts you need to remember-fast! And Schaum's are so complete, they're perfect for preparing for graduate or professional exams. Inside, you will find: * Over 550 problems, including step-by-step solutions * Hundreds of additional practice problems, with answers supplied * Easy-to-understand coverage of mechanics and heat * Chapters on motion, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and more If you want top grades and thorough understanding of beginning physics this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have! Chapters include: Introduction and Mathematical Background * Motion in a Straight Line * Motion in a Plane * Forces and Equilibrium * Newton's Second Law * Work and Mechanical Energy * Energy, Power, and Simple Machines * Impulse and Linear Momentum * Rigid Bodies I: Equilibrium and Center of Gravity * Rigid Bodies II: Rotational Motion * Deformation of Materials and Elasticity * Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) * Fluids at Rest (Hydrostatics) * Fluids in Motion (Hydrodynamics) * Thermodynamics I: Temperature and Heat * Thermodynamics II: Gas Laws, The Atomic View, and Statistical Mechanics * Transfer of Heat * The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics.Halpern, Alvin is the author of 'Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Beginning Physics 1 Mechanics and Heat', published 1995 under ISBN 9780070256538 and ISBN 0070256535.