# Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher

## by Richard P. Feynman Author

Introduces the general reader to atoms, basic physics, the relationship of physics to other topics, energy, gravitation, and quantum force.

### Additional Details

- Resource Type
- Book
- ISBN
- 0465025277
- Print Status
- In Print
- Chapters
- 29
- Pages
- 146
- Suggested Grades
- 10th - 12th
- Publisher
- Perseus Books Group
- Copyright
- 1995
- Written
- 1963

### Chapters

- 0 Introduction (ix-xviii)
- 00 Preface (xix-xxiii) (xxv-xxix)
- 000 Introduction (pg.1-4)
- 1 Atoms in Motion
- 2 Basic Physics
- 3 The Relation of Physics to Other Sciences
- 4 Conservation of Energy
- 5 Time and Distance
- 6 Probability
- 7 The theory of gravitation
- 8 Motion
- 9 Newton's laws of dynamics
- 10 Conservation of momentum
- 11 Vectors
- 12 Characteristics of force
- 13 Work and potential energy (A)
- 14 Work and potential energy (conclusion)
- 15 The special theory of relativity
- 16 Relativistic energy and momentum
- 17 Space-time
- 18 Rotation in two dimensions
- 19 Center of mass; Moment of inertia
- 20 Rotation in space
- 21 The harmonic oscillator
- 22 Algebra
- 23 Resonance
- 24 Transients
- 25 Linear systems and review
- 26 Optics: The principle of least time

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