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Elements of Physics

  • Marcel Wellner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

To the Instructor We are seeing an increased need for a one-year While the language of calculus is indispensable survey of physics, at the calculus level, and with here, its manipulative power will, with some regret, the inclusion of some modern physics. A growing be left pretty much unexploited; calculus-centered number of students-in engineering as well as in exercises, seductive though they are, would not the sciences-must take early technical courses that help us accomplish our mission. demand a reasonable familiarity with physics as a Suggested scheduling. How much material whole. should be covered in one term? Some possible The present book is a response to that need. The apportionments of the 28 chapters (24 without the author is well aware that introductory physics modern physics) are indicated in the table below. cannot be compressed or pruned ad infinitum; nevertheless, the one-year goal may yet be reachable. With modern Without modern A slim volume does not seem to be the answer. physics physics Rather than compressing or pruning, I have tried to work towards a smoother exposition. To that 2 terms 14+ 14 12+ 12 end a variety of devices-not necessarily bulk­ 3 terms 9+ 10+9 9+8+7 saving-have been enlisted: a liberal use of line drawings; a modest number of chapters, but each Enough problems are provided for three full fairly broad, in the hope of improving the con­ semesters, if desirable.

Keywords

Atom Experiment Potential electromagnetic wave thermodynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • Marcel Wellner
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  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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