Learn about the latest discoveries in physics with MODERN PHYSICS. This book offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications to help you see how concepts in the book relate to the real world. Discussions on the experiments that led to certain key discoveries illustrate the process behind scientific advances and give you a historical perspective. The book also provides a solid foundation in quantum theory to help you understand more advanced physics concepts.
Brand: Cengage Learning
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One of my favorite reference books for Modern Physics. Well written, well organized and an enjoyable read.
For being a high level physics textbook, this one is very easy to read and understand! Many of the difficult concepts are laid out in simple terms and there are plenty of pictures and diagrams to assist in the understanding. I rented this book as an e-textbook, and it was a fantastic decision. The kindle app makes viewing the book simple! It also allows easy highlighting (in multiple colors) and underlining. The best part of renting the e-textbook is a very easy return process and the price. by renting the electronic version it was approximately 60% off from the regular hardcover price!
This book is all over the place. There's a lot of storytelling about the history of modern physics and then, almost as if by accident, there will be some actual physics. It doesn't do very well at explaining either, making this a very frustrating textbook to try to read.
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