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How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life 5th Edition
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Potential buyers need to understand that this is a text book, not a science popularizer. It is aimed at college-going students. As I did not study the sciences when I was in school and college, I have often wanted to make up the deficit in my understanding. HOW THINGS WORK is really very good for that. It is not intended for casual reading and it does require the reader to concentrate, to think through the many examples and to take notes. I am reading it slowly and expect to work at it over the next two years. Buying it is an investment in my understanding of the mechanics of reality.
With this excellent textbook with just enough mathematics and a lot of enlightening illustrations, Pr Bloomfield shares his passion for the physics of everyday life and his desire to make it accessible to everyone.
The only default of this excellent book is it's price, but the page count is near 600.
Now, I understand that it is meant to be easier etc. to have loose leaf pages to put in a binder, but would it be too much to ask to have the holes punched on the correct side?
You had one job. One.
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The content of this book is good, but the formatting is just terrible... Some vocabulary words are bolded, some are italicised, and some are not emphasized at all.Published 9 months ago by Jacob S