9780805386851

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics and MasteringPhysics™

  • ISBN 13:

    9780805386851

  • ISBN 10:

    0805386858

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Built from the ground up on our new understanding of how students learn physics, Randall Knight's introductory university physics textbook leads readers to a deeper understanding of the concepts and more proficient problem-solving skills. This authoritative text provides effective learning strategies and in-depth instruction to better guide readers around the misconceptions and preconceptions they often bring to the course. The superior problem-solving pedagogy ofPhysics for Scientists and Engineersuses a detailed, methodical approach that sequentially builds skills and confidence for tackling more complex problems. Knight combines rigorous quantitative coverage with a descriptive, inductive approach that leads to a deeper student understanding of the core concepts. Pictorial, graphical, algebraic, and descriptive representations for each concept are skillfully combined to provide a resource that students with different learning styles can readily grasp.A comprehensive, integrated approach introducing key topics of physics, including Newton's Laws, Conservation Laws, Newtonian Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Wave and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, and Modern Physics.For college instructors, students, or anyone with an interest in physics.

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