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  1. Jul 15, 2008 #1
    I am trying get started in physics and i want to get a physics book with $only basic calculus$.
    do anyone suggest anything?
     
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  3. Jul 16, 2008 #2
    I suggest "I.E.Irodov Problems in General Physics". Some of the problems do require calculus (Especially electrostatics n gravitation) but the book is really helpful for Newtons laws and kinematics. If you are looking for a theory book you might as well try "Halliday Resnick Fundamentals of Physics". Other good books are Feynmann's lectures.
     
  4. Jul 16, 2008 #3
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  5. Jul 17, 2008 #4
    Halliday Resnick is a nice choice but calculus is used in a non-extensive form. Besides you migth want to check the Schaum series books.
     
  6. Jul 17, 2008 #5

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    Jearl Walker's "Flying Circus of Physics" is a very fun book to work through, and requires very little calculus.
     
  7. Aug 20, 2008 #6
    Feynman's lectures on Physics. He develops 'only basic calculus' in his lecture on motion:

    I 8-3 Speed as a derivative
    I 8-4 Distance as an integral
     
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