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This is perhaps the best undergraduate level book on this subject. The best thing about this book is that unlike other books, which get lost in the mathematics of the subject, this book concentrates on the Physics behind the 'Wave and Oscillations'. Author first clarifies the basic concepts, assumptions and discusses the Physics behind every phenomenon, and then derive the required relations with minimum mathematics. A.P. French's deep understanding and mastery of the subject is reflected in the book and he explains the subject in his own way. Excellent book and it's short and concise too. --Sumit Rawat Mar 1, 2013
A fresh explanation;so much informations in a little words.Some of the problems in the exercise are really mindnurturing.Also answers are given at the end to check yourself. --Mandal,D Feb 1, 2015
Great value for money. Based on MIT professors' research into better ways of teaching science, the book is an excellent introduction to this very important subject. Both engineers and physicists will find it useful, even though the diagrams are in a somewhat dated style. --Krishna Subramanian Dec 27, 2012
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Book Description THOMAS NELSON & SONS LTD, 1971. Paperback. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # mon0002173902
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002593659
Book Description Nelson & Sons, Limited, Thomas, 1971. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP70903969
Book Description Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1971. Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,500grams, ISBN:0177710772. Seller Inventory # 7328948
Book Description Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London, 1971. Paperback. Condition: Good. Larger format paperback, 326 pp illustrated. Would be Very good condition but for the fact it has lost its title page. Otherwise intact No inscriptions. Seller Inventory # 075488