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The Physics of sports, edited by Angelo Armenti, Jr

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The Physics of sports
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The Physics of sports
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edited by Angelo Armenti, Jr
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  • Physics
  • Sports
  • Force and energy
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The Physics of sports, edited by Angelo Armenti, Jr
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  • Introduction. A man named Wilt Chamberlain ; Seven-game World Series occur twice as often as six-, five-, or four-game World Series ; Physics and sport : a new course for nonscience majors ; The ancient origins of sports and of physics ; Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) and the physics of sports ; Vitruvius (1st century B.C.) decries excessive recognition and financial reward for athletes! ; Physics of sports in modern times -- Chapter 1 : The pioneers. Bad physics in athletic measurements / Paul Kirkpatrick ; Physics of bows and arrows / Paul E. Klopsteg -- Chapter 2 : The national pasttime. Batting the ball / Paul Kirkpatrick ; Catching a baseball / Seville Chapman ; Looking into Chapman's homer : the physics of judging a fly ball / Peter J. Brancazio ; Effect of spin and speed on the lateral deflection (curve) of a baseball, and the Magnus effect for smooth spheres / Lyman J. Briggs ; Aerodynamics of a knuckleball / Robert G. Watts and Eric Sawyer ; Models of baseball bats / Howard Brody ; The effect of spin on the flight of batted baseballs / A.F. Rex ; The effects of coefficient of restitution variations on long fly balls / David T. Kagan -- Chapter 3 : The golf ball and other sperical objects. Maximum projectile range with drag and lift, with particular application to golf / H. Erlichson ; Bowling frames : Paths of a bowling ball / D.C. Hopkins and J.D. Patterson ; Kinematics of an ultraelastic rough ball / Richard L. Garwin ; Physics of basketball / Peter J. Brancazio ; Kinematics of the free throw in basketball / A. Tan and G. Miller ; Maximizing the range of the shot put / D.B. Lichtenberg and J.G. Wills -- Chapter 4 : Running and jumping. Physics of sprinting / Igor Alexandrov and Philip Lucht ; A theory of competitive running ; Joseph B. Keller ; Physics of long-distance running / J. Strnad ; Power demand in walking and pace optimization / A. Bellemans ; Effect of wind and altitude on record performance in foot races, pole vault, and long jump / Cliff Frohlich ; Could an athlete run a 3-m radius "loop-the-loop?" / A. Armenti ; Fast running tracks / Thomas A. McMahon and Peter R. Greene -- Chapter 5 : Tennis. Physics of the tennis racket / Howard Brody ; Physics of the tennis racket II : The "sweet spot" / Howard Brody ; The moment of inertia of a tennis racket / Howard Brody ; That's how the ball bounces ' Howard Brody ; The aerodynamics of tennis balls-the topspin lob / Antonin Stepanek ; The tennis-ball bounce test / Howard Brody
  • Chapter 6 : The bicycle. The stability of the bicycle / David E.H. Jones ; The stability of bicycles / J. Lowell and H.D. McKell ; More bicycle physics / Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr. ; Bicycles in the physics lab / Robert G. Hunt -- Chapter 7 : The human element. Newtonian mechanics and the human body : some estimates of performance / Herbert Lin ; Locomotion : energy cost of swimming, flying, and running / Knut Schmidt-Nielsen ; Karate strikes / Jearl D. Walker ; The physics of karate / S.R. Wilk, R.E. McNair, and M.S. Feld ; How can a downhill skier move faster than a sky diver? / A. Armenti ; Why do downhill racers pre-jump? / Rob Hignell and Colin Terry ; Physics and a skiing record / Albert A. Bartlett -- Chapter 8 : Fluids and sports. Aerodynamic effects on discus flight / Cliff Frohlich ; The study of sailing yachts / Halsey C. Herreshoff and J.N. Newman ; The physics of sailing / Peter Rye -- Drag force exerted by water on the human body / A. Bellemans ; The physics of swimming / M.R. Kent -- Chapter 9 : Sports assortment. The physics of kicking a football / Peter J. Brancazio ; Why does a football keep its axis pointing along its trajectory? / Peter J. Brancazio ; Probability, statistics, and the World Series of baseball / Kenneth S. Krane ; Exercise in probability and statistics, or the probability of winning at tennis / Gaston Fischer ; On the physics of drag racing / Geoffrey T. Fox ; Constant power equations of motion / Roger Stephenson ; Weight distribution / P.F. Hinrichsen ; Rowing : a similarity analysis / Thomas A. McMahon ; Why is it harder to paddle a canoe in shallow water? / A. Armenti ; Terminal velocity of a shuttlecock in vertical fall / Mark Peastrel, R. Lynch, and A. Armenti ; The physics of fly casting / John M. Robson ; Do springboard divers violate angular momentum conservation? / Cliff Frohlich -- Chapter 10 : Bibliography. Articles on the physics of sports ; Books on the physics of sports -- Appendices. 1 : Free throw fraction vs player height (NBA : 1972-1973) ; 2 : World Series data (1903-1990)
Control code
24246559
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
volumes <1>
Isbn
9780883189467
Lccn
91030634
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24246559
Label
The Physics of sports, edited by Angelo Armenti, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. A man named Wilt Chamberlain ; Seven-game World Series occur twice as often as six-, five-, or four-game World Series ; Physics and sport : a new course for nonscience majors ; The ancient origins of sports and of physics ; Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) and the physics of sports ; Vitruvius (1st century B.C.) decries excessive recognition and financial reward for athletes! ; Physics of sports in modern times -- Chapter 1 : The pioneers. Bad physics in athletic measurements / Paul Kirkpatrick ; Physics of bows and arrows / Paul E. Klopsteg -- Chapter 2 : The national pasttime. Batting the ball / Paul Kirkpatrick ; Catching a baseball / Seville Chapman ; Looking into Chapman's homer : the physics of judging a fly ball / Peter J. Brancazio ; Effect of spin and speed on the lateral deflection (curve) of a baseball, and the Magnus effect for smooth spheres / Lyman J. Briggs ; Aerodynamics of a knuckleball / Robert G. Watts and Eric Sawyer ; Models of baseball bats / Howard Brody ; The effect of spin on the flight of batted baseballs / A.F. Rex ; The effects of coefficient of restitution variations on long fly balls / David T. Kagan -- Chapter 3 : The golf ball and other sperical objects. Maximum projectile range with drag and lift, with particular application to golf / H. Erlichson ; Bowling frames : Paths of a bowling ball / D.C. Hopkins and J.D. Patterson ; Kinematics of an ultraelastic rough ball / Richard L. Garwin ; Physics of basketball / Peter J. Brancazio ; Kinematics of the free throw in basketball / A. Tan and G. Miller ; Maximizing the range of the shot put / D.B. Lichtenberg and J.G. Wills -- Chapter 4 : Running and jumping. Physics of sprinting / Igor Alexandrov and Philip Lucht ; A theory of competitive running ; Joseph B. Keller ; Physics of long-distance running / J. Strnad ; Power demand in walking and pace optimization / A. Bellemans ; Effect of wind and altitude on record performance in foot races, pole vault, and long jump / Cliff Frohlich ; Could an athlete run a 3-m radius "loop-the-loop?" / A. Armenti ; Fast running tracks / Thomas A. McMahon and Peter R. Greene -- Chapter 5 : Tennis. Physics of the tennis racket / Howard Brody ; Physics of the tennis racket II : The "sweet spot" / Howard Brody ; The moment of inertia of a tennis racket / Howard Brody ; That's how the ball bounces ' Howard Brody ; The aerodynamics of tennis balls-the topspin lob / Antonin Stepanek ; The tennis-ball bounce test / Howard Brody
  • Chapter 6 : The bicycle. The stability of the bicycle / David E.H. Jones ; The stability of bicycles / J. Lowell and H.D. McKell ; More bicycle physics / Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr. ; Bicycles in the physics lab / Robert G. Hunt -- Chapter 7 : The human element. Newtonian mechanics and the human body : some estimates of performance / Herbert Lin ; Locomotion : energy cost of swimming, flying, and running / Knut Schmidt-Nielsen ; Karate strikes / Jearl D. Walker ; The physics of karate / S.R. Wilk, R.E. McNair, and M.S. Feld ; How can a downhill skier move faster than a sky diver? / A. Armenti ; Why do downhill racers pre-jump? / Rob Hignell and Colin Terry ; Physics and a skiing record / Albert A. Bartlett -- Chapter 8 : Fluids and sports. Aerodynamic effects on discus flight / Cliff Frohlich ; The study of sailing yachts / Halsey C. Herreshoff and J.N. Newman ; The physics of sailing / Peter Rye -- Drag force exerted by water on the human body / A. Bellemans ; The physics of swimming / M.R. Kent -- Chapter 9 : Sports assortment. The physics of kicking a football / Peter J. Brancazio ; Why does a football keep its axis pointing along its trajectory? / Peter J. Brancazio ; Probability, statistics, and the World Series of baseball / Kenneth S. Krane ; Exercise in probability and statistics, or the probability of winning at tennis / Gaston Fischer ; On the physics of drag racing / Geoffrey T. Fox ; Constant power equations of motion / Roger Stephenson ; Weight distribution / P.F. Hinrichsen ; Rowing : a similarity analysis / Thomas A. McMahon ; Why is it harder to paddle a canoe in shallow water? / A. Armenti ; Terminal velocity of a shuttlecock in vertical fall / Mark Peastrel, R. Lynch, and A. Armenti ; The physics of fly casting / John M. Robson ; Do springboard divers violate angular momentum conservation? / Cliff Frohlich -- Chapter 10 : Bibliography. Articles on the physics of sports ; Books on the physics of sports -- Appendices. 1 : Free throw fraction vs player height (NBA : 1972-1973) ; 2 : World Series data (1903-1990)
Control code
24246559
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
volumes <1>
Isbn
9780883189467
Lccn
91030634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24246559

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