A Handbook of Mathematical Methods and Problem-Solving Tools for Introductory Physics
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|Format: ||Paperback, 72 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 30 November 2016|
This is a companion textbook for an introductory course in physics. It aims to link the theories and models that students learn in class with practical problem-solving techniques. In other words, it should address the common complaint that 'I understand the concepts but I can't do the homework or tests'. The fundamentals of introductory physics courses are addressed in simple and concise terms, with emphasis on how the fundamental concepts and equations should be used to solve physics problems.
About the Author
Joshua F. Whitney and Heather M. Whitney have both taught at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL in a variety of roles in the Department of Physics.Joshua is also an amateur bodybuilder and Megaman enthusiast. He completed his PhD in Physics at the University of Tennessee, working in theoretical particle physics. Since then he has spent considerable time teaching introductory and upper level physics classes and labs.Heather is also an amateur gardener and cook, and fitness protege of Joshua. She completed her PhD in Physics at Vanderbilt University, doing research at the Vanderbilt University Institute for Imaging Science. In addition to teaching physics, she works with undergraduate students on research projects in medical physics.
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