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This is a two-semester algebra-based introductory physics text, that highlights practical applications of physics for a variety of careers. Textual examples include discussions of how the heart pumps blood, lunar landings, and metal detectors at airports. Computer spreadsheet problems are included, marked with a special icon. Other features include: step-by-step procedures for solving physics problems; colour-coded diagrams; a mini-glossary at the end of each chapter; and detailed mathematical derivations to assist students in mastering the necessary mathematics. A supplementary diskette spreadsheet program is available which allows students to become more familiar with the computer while helping them calculate and graphically plot physics problems.
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Book Description MGH, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # KSK-9780697267245