Daniel Gebreselasie received a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Asmara University (in Asmara Eritrea) in 1986. From 1986 to 1989, he worked as a lecturer in the Physics department of Asmara University. In 1989, he joined Baylor University (in Waco, Texas) to pursue Graduate studies in Physics. Dani
This book is an algebra based treatment of mechanics and thermodynamics. The concepts discussed include motion, vectors, forces, relationship between forces and motion, work, energy, relationship between work and energy, conservation of energy, momentum, conservation of momentum, collisions, torque, relationship between torque and rotational motion, physics of solids and fluids, temperature, expansion of metals and gasses, heat, relationship between heat and temperature, phase changes, ways of transfer of heat, laws of thermodynamics, harmonic motion and waves, sound waves, and standing waves.