By Paul W. Zitzewitz, David G. Haase & Kathleen A. Harper
- Release Date: 2012-12-04
- Genre: Physics
Physics Paul W. Zitzewitz, David G. Haase & Kathleen A. Harper Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
Soon you’ll agree that Physics Rocks! Glencoe Physics: Principles and Problems combines proven, comprehensive content with dynamic multimedia tools and engaging, hands-on labs to help you get the Big Ideas of Physics. Real-world connections and examples make learning Physics fun while plenty of math practice problems and self-quizzes help you succeed.
• Representing Motion
• Accelerated Motion
• Forces in One Dimension
• Displacement and Force in Two Dimensions
• Motion in Two Dimensions
• Rotational Motion
• Momentum and Its Conservation
• Work, Energy, and Machines
• Energy and Its Conservation
States of Matter
• Thermal Energy
• States of Matter
Waves and Light
• Vibrations and Waves
• Fundamentals of Light
• Reflection and Mirrors
• Refraction and Lenses
• Interference and Diffraction
Electricity and Magnetism
• Static Electricity
• Electric Fields
• Electric Current
• Series and Parallel Circuits
• Magnetic Fields
• Electromagnetic Induction
• Quantum Theory
• The Atom
• Solid-State Electronics
• Nuclear and Particle Physics
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User reviews about this book
By Song of kids
I have been looking for a book for my MCAT that I found this book. Honestly it is great!
Not good and that is why
- the paper edition got more images
- over 80% of the problems (the really challenging ones) are without solutions
- the way it presents informations leaves a lot, and i mean a lot to be desired
- it does not take advantage of the possibility of digital interactive activity, so why bother with the (made for i book) thing!
Don't buy this, trust me, or at least try it first.
Great Book for Students
I bought this book thinking it would reinforce my understanding of Physics from class. This book is doing more than “reinforcing my understanding”. I’m learning things that I would have never learned in Physics class in school. Overall, great book. I highly recommend it for any student in Physics that may be struggling with understanding.
needs strp by step examples
i am currently taking physics next year and i find this book more comprehensive than actually teaching you the math. i wish this book has examples that taught you the math and syuff like that but overall good for concepts
Great step to wonders of universe
By Sam's Tips
An all new way of feeding information. These digital books are far better than traditional books. There are inaccurate information in this book, which is unacceptable in factual and theory books. Publisher must correct content.
I want more lessons
Too many errors
By riticca 1103
It was ok...it just needed to be revised. I found some facts wrong and it had grammar errors. I personally found myself uninterested in reading this book in the middle of the book.
By Chemosynthetic wombat
Overall, the textbook is great. There are many real-world connections, which are nice, and lots of information. However, a slight problem arose in the form of the practice quizzes at the end of each section of the book. It was a good idea, but some of the answers are incorrect. It took me a while to figure out, but when it said that 'a person's little finger is about one meter in length', I figured it out. Apple ought to correct this boo-boo, otherwise people might get taught the wrong thing.
Other than that, I loved it.m
Proper editing is important In physics
Text quizzes are riddled with errors. Unacceptable in science education. This book should be pulled immediately until some one who understands,physics can edit the book.
Update: the new revision is a much better book. There are still errors, however, this time it took until the first standardized test problem to find one....
Good Start to Apple Textbooks
This textbook is awesome. And as an excelling student in math and science, being able to learn physics at an early age is great. I love the notes factor; I can't comprehend anything unless I take notes. The bad thing about it is that like others, I am seeing incorrect answers for some of the quizzes. I usually know that the answers that they have listed are incorrect, but with new, more difficult concepts appearing, I'm worried that I'll be learning the wrong thing. I have never taken physics before and this is fascinating, but I'm just not sure if I'm learning it right.
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