Don't Try This at Home! The Physics of Hollywood Movies

ISBN-10: 1419594060
ISBN-13: 9781419594069
Edition: N/A
Authors: Adam Weiner
List price: $19.95
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Description: Don’t Try This At Home! The Physics of Hollywood Moviesis a fresh look at the basics of physics through the filmmaker’s lens. It will deconstruct, demystify, and debunk popular Hollywood films through the scientific explanations of the action  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 9/4/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Don’t Try This At Home! The Physics of Hollywood Moviesis a fresh look at the basics of physics through the filmmaker’s lens. It will deconstruct, demystify, and debunk popular Hollywood films through the scientific explanations of the action genre’s most dynamic and unforgettable scenes. Sample movie sequence and related physics concepts: In ""Speed,"" a city bus going over 50 mph jumps over a 50-foot chasm--successfully. An examination of force, acceleration, Newton's Laws, impulse, momentum, and projectile motion follows.

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