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 a calculus based treatment of mechanics. The concepts discussed include, measurement and significant figures, motion variables, vectors, forces, relationship between forces and motion, relationship between forces and circular motion, work, energy, relationship between work and energy, potential energy and conservation of mechanical energy, momentum, conservation of momentum, collisions, center of mass, rotational motion, moment of inertia, torque, relationship between torque and rotational motion about a fixed axis, physics of solids and fluids, gravitation and oscillatory motion.