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Solving physics problems can be challenging at times. But with hard work and the right study tools, you can learn the language of physics and get the grade you want. With Tom Barrett’s University Physics as a Second Language™: Mastering Problem Solving, you’ll be able to better understand fundamental physics concepts, solve a variety of problems, and focus on what you need to know to succeed.
Here’s how you can get a better grade in physics:
Understand the basic concepts
University Physics as a Second Language™ focuses on selected topics in calculus-based physics to give you a solid foundation. Tom Barrett explains these topics in clear, easy-to-understand language.
Break problems down into simple steps
University Physics as a Second Language™ teaches you to approach problems more efficiently and effectively. You’ll learn how to recognize common patterns in physics problems, break problems down into manageable steps, and apply appropriate techniques.
The book takes you step-by-step through the solutions to numerous examples.
Improve your problem-solving skills
University Physics as a Second Language™ will help you develop the skills you need to solve a variety of problem types. You’ll learn timesaving problem-solving strategies that will help you focus your efforts, as well as how to avoid potential pitfalls.
I very much enjoy this series. It presents concepts in a simple manner that a child can understand. The only problem I have with this particular book is that it does not cover a... Read morePublished 7 months ago by JD
It was delivered with a REALLY big crease in it, which is a shame. The book itself is very good for people trying to learn (or teach!!) physics.Published 18 months ago by Jef Pauwels
I bought this book just before taking a university physics course. I must say that the examples reiterate the material very well, and emphasize the important points from example to... Read morePublished on January 13, 2012 by jake skladany