College Physics, Volume 2 (6th Edition)

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9780131951112: College Physics, Volume 2 (6th Edition)

This book presents fundamental physics principles in a clear, concise manner. The Sixth Edition adds a focus on biomedical applications of physical principles, while continuing to emphasize conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools. Provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples to help students understand concepts and relate physics principles to everyday life. Topics include mechanics, thermodynamics, oscillations and wave motion, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. For anyone hoping to learn more about the fundamentals of physics and applying principles to a variety of real-world situations, devices, and topics.

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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.

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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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