Dale Ewen Applied Physics

ISBN 13: 9780132719865

Applied Physics

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9780132719865: Applied Physics

APPLIED PHYSICS, 10/e is a highly successful textbook presenting clear, to-the-point topical coverage of basic physics applied to industrial and technical fields. A wealth of real-world applications motivate readers by teaching physics concepts in context. KEY FEATURES: *Detailed, well-illustrated examples support reader understanding of skills and concepts.*Extensive problem sets assist reader learning by providing ample opportunity for practice.*Physics Connections relate the text material to everyday life experiences. *Applied Concepts problems foster critical thinking.*Try This Activity involve demonstrations or mini-activities that can be performed by readers to experience a physics concept.*Biographical sketches of important scientists connect ideas with real people. Unique Problem-Solving Method This textbook teaches readers to use a proven, effective problem-solving methodology. * The consistent use of this special problem-solving method trains readers to make a sketch, identify the data elements, select the appropriate equation, solve for the unknown quantity, and substitute the data in the working equation. An icon that outlines the method is placed in the margin of most problem sets as a reminder to readers.

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This highly successful textbook presents clear, to-the-point topical coverage of basic physics applied to industrial and technical fields. A wealth of real-world applications are presented, motivating students by teaching physics concepts in context.

 

KEY FEATURES:

  • Detailed, well-illustrated examples support student understanding of skills and concepts.
  • Extensive problem sets assist student learning by providing ample opportunity for practice.
  • Physics Connections relate the text material to everyday life experiences. 
  • Applied Concepts problems foster critical thinking.
  • Try This Activity involve demonstrations or mini-activities that can be performed by students to experience a physics concept.
  • Biographical sketches of important scientists connect ideas with real people. 

Unique Problem-Solving Method

This textbook teaches students to use a proven, effective problem-solving methodology.

  • The consistent use of this special problem-solving method trains students to make a sketch, identify the data elements, select the appropriate equation, solve for the unknown quantity, and substitute the data in the working equation. An icon that outlines the method is placed in the margin of most problem sets as a reminder to students. 

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • NEW! Appendix C, Problem-Solving Strategy:  Dimensional and Unit Analysis
  • NEW! Section on Alternative Energy Sources
  • NEW! “Physics Connections” features
  • More than 80 new color photos and 30 art illustrations enhance student learning 

A companion Laboratory Manual contains laboratory exercises that reinforce and illustrate the physics principles.

 

For Additional online resources visit: www.prenhall.com/ewen

About the Author:

Dale Ewen, Executive Vice President of Parkland College, Illinois, (1999-present), graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in 1963 and an M. Ed. in 1966. He has been the recipient of several AMATYC (American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges) awards and served as the organization's President (1989-91). Dale continues to write a number of technical mathematic textbooks.

Gundersen is teaching physics at Pascack Valley High School in New Jersey.

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