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Doing Kin entrance test without physics background. realistic?

  1. Nov 27, 2011 #1
    Hi, I am preparing for an entrance test for a grad program but I have not taken physics past gr.11. I am wondering how realistic is it for me to learn the below concepts relating to more biophysics in 3 months? is there any books to recommend?
    • - kinetics, kinematics, force,
    • newton's laws, equilibrium,
    • inertia, three point pressure systems,
    • moment of force, centre of gravity and mass,
    • force couples, levers (classification), principles of stability,
    • friction, work, kinetic and potenitial energy
    • Free Body Diagrams
    • Resolution of Forces:
      • - breakdown resultant forces into component forces
      • - derive resultant forces from component forces
      • - solve using trigometric or graphic methods
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 28, 2011 #2
    Yes. This can definitely be done in three months.
    For a textbook I would say University physics Vol1 by Young and Freedman but any intro textbook would do fine.You can probably learn all that stuff from online notes or video lectures but a textbook will have problems that you can solve.
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