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This Third Edition of the popular introduction to physics provides an accessible treatment of the subject appropriate to students from a variety of backgrounds. Presents new material based on recent developments, and includes over 50 new examples and nearly 300 new exercises and problems. Sections covering difficult topics have been rewritten for greater clarity. Includes many examples from the life sciences, chemical systems, and alternative energy sources. To illustrate physics in action, entire chapters are devoted to applications such as nerve conduction, ionizing radiation, and nuclear magnetic resonance. Text is comprehensive and flexible enough to accommodate various non--major students. Each chapter contains a checklist of terms, examples, exercises, and problems.
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Presents a complete, accurate and rigorous study of physics while bringing it forward into the '90s and beyond. The Fourth Edition of volumes 1 and 2 is concerned with mechanics and E&M/Optics. New features include: expanded coverage of classic physics topics, substantial increases in the number of in-text examples which reinforce text exposition, the latest pedagogical and technical advances in the field, numerical analysis, computer-generated graphics, computer projects and much more.
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Book Description John Wiley and Sons (WIE), 1988. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110471638455
Book Description John Wiley and Sons (WIE), 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0471638455