Essential University Physics: Volume 1 by Richard Wolfson

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Product Ref
9780134988559
Published:
04 Jan 2019
Format:
Paperback
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432 pages - mm x mm x mm

For two- and three-semester university physics courses. 0134988558 / 9780134988559: Volume 1 contains Chapters 1-19 Focus on the fundamentals and help students see connections between problem types Richard Wolfson's Essential University Physics is a concise and progressive calculus-based physics textbook that offers clear writing, great problems, and relevant real-life applications in an affordable and streamlined text. The book teaches sound problem-solving strategies and emphasizes conceptual understanding, using features such as annotated figures and step-by-step problem-solving strategies. Realizing students have changed a great deal over time while the fundamentals of physics have changed very little, Wolfson makes physics relevant and alive for students by sharing the latest physics applications in a concise and captivating style. The 4th Edition incorporates research from instructors, reviewers, and thousands of students to expand the book's problem sets and consistent problem-solving strategy. A new problem type guides students to see patterns, make connections between problems that can be solved using similar steps, and apply those steps when working problems on homework and exams. New digital tools and the interactive Pearson eText increase student interactivity to help them develop confidence in solving problems, deepen their conceptual understanding, and strengthen quantitative-reasoning skills. Essential University Physics is offered as two paperback volumes available together or for sale individually. Also available with Mastering Physics By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Now providing a fully integrated experience, the eText is linked to every problem within Mastering for seamless integration between homework problems, practice problems, textbook, worked examples, and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Physics does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Physics , ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both volumes of the physical text and Mastering Physics, search for: 0134989287 / 9780134989280 Essential University Physics Plus Mastering Physics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134988558 / 9780134988559 Essential University Physics: Volume 1 0134988566 / 9780134988566 Essential University Physics: Volume 2 0135159695 / 9780135159699 Mastering Physics with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essential University Physics

About the Author: Richard Wolfson is the Benjamin F. Wissler Professor of Physics at Middlebury College, where he has taught since 1976. He did undergraduate work at MIT and Swarthmore College, and he holds an M.S. from the University of Michigan and Ph.D. from Dartmouth. His ongoing research on the Sun's corona and climate change has taken him to sabbaticals at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado; St. Andrews University in Scotland; and Stanford University. Rich is a committed and passionate teacher. This is reflected in his many publications for students and the general public, including the video series Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Nonscientists (The Teaching Company, 1999), Physics in Your Life (The Teaching Company, 2004), Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works (The Teaching Company, 2011), and Understanding Modern Electronics(The Teaching Company, 2014); books Nuclear Choices: A Citizen's Guide to Nuclear Technology (MIT Press, 1993), Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified (W. W. Norton, 2003), and Energy, Environment, and Climate(W. W. Norton, 3rd edition 2018); and articles for Scientific American and the World Book Encyclopedia. Outside of his research and teaching, Rich enjoys hiking, canoeing, gardening, cooking, and watercolor painting.

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