Algebra-based physics text known for stream-lined coverage. New edition maintains this strength and emphasizes conceptual approach.
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This clearly-written, student-friendly text has achieved wide popularity because of its strong pedagogical orientation. The text: carefully developes problem-solving skills by means of unusually thorough step-by-step explantions of its worked examples; emphasizes conceptual understanding, reinforced by numerous Conceptual Examples; includes an abundance of real-world applications that sustain student interest and insight; features a concise treatment that focuses on the essential core material, with a minimum of digressions, superfluous features, etc.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: This book emphasizes clarity, understanding, and problem-solving. Physical principles are presented and explained in terms of everyday applications. Key Topics: Written in a clear and friendly style, College Physics Third Editionpresents in- depth and up-to-date coverage. It provides interesting insights in the form of essays to show how physical principles apply to various phenomena on topics ranging from The Greenhouse Effect to Throwing a Curve Ball. This third edition of has been revised to include an expansion of Conceptual Examples (in multiple choice format) designed to help readers think about the applications of physical principles; designed to help readers better understand the principle involved in an example; new insights such as "The Centrifuge: Separating Blood Components;" the division of an electricity chapter including the addition of Gauss' law, expressed both in qualitative and some quantitative aspects; and mountain bike features showing the integration of physical principles to a common theme. Market: A valuable reference book on basic physics and its real-world, everyday applications useful for almost any reader.
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