This textbook by Pete Schwartz is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
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These chapters are provided as a supplement to the instruction or assigned videos and class work for the parallel pedagogy curriculum, as described in a May, 2017 The Physics Teacher publication. They are very short and simple with the intention that students will actually read them. Simple examples illustrate the concepts introduced, but the reader has access to many more examples and solutions via problem sets, exams and videos accessible from the class website of Spring 2017. I missed my deadline to "publish" it on OpenStax at the end of July, 2017. However, it is done now, and I will post it shortly on OpenStax shortly. Please contact me if you find mistakes, have ideas for improvements, or want to contribute.

Here is the full textbook, chapters 0-6. Presently, it is just chapters 0,1,2,3,4 but I will add them together in time. I am putting them together so you can use "find" to look for a concept or problem of your interest.

Chapters 0-4 to facilitate word search

0 Why This Textbook?

1 Linear Mechanics

2 Energy and Direction

3 Looking at Motion

4 Rotation

5 Central Forces, central acceleration

6 Systems of masses

7 Components