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Majoring in electrical engineering and having a hard time with physics

  1. Mar 4, 2007 #1
    hi guys, i'm not sure if this is the right place for this thread, but i'll do it anyways... i'm currently majoring in electrical engineering and having a hard time with physics... i already finished and don't really have problems when it comes to math like calculus I, II, III, and diffy-q. however, i'm taking intro to mechanics, and i couldn't grasp the material completely... what's the best way about the study techniques for physics? does feynman lectures on physics somehow might help me? it seems like i could manipulate numbers pretty easily, but word problems in physics are killing me... i think it was 2 years ago when i took my last physics not calculus based...
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2007
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  3. Mar 4, 2007 #2
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    Last edited: Mar 4, 2007
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