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Motion Mountain: The Adventure of Physics vol. I - Fall, Flow and Heat

This is the first volume in a 6-volume series of Motion Mountain.  One can read the volumes online.  Chapter titles are: 

Why should we care about motion?;

From motion measurement to continuity

How to describe motion – kinematics

From objects and images to conservation

From the rotation of the Earth to the relativity of motion

Motion due to gravitation

Classical mechanics and the predictability of motion

Measuring change with action

Motion and symmetry

Simple motions of extended bodies – oscillations and waves

Do extended bodies exist? – Limits of continuity

From heat to time-invariance

Self-organization and chaos - the simplicity of complexity

From the limitations of physics to the limits of motion

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