Feb 24, Bodo rated it it was amazing. See details for description of any imperfections. Books by Lewis Carroll Epstein. Easy to read short bits whenever you feel like continuing with the exercises.
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Generally, each page contains one question and the answer on the back once you flip it. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
Ben rated it it was amazing Apr 13, It is suitable for anybody who is interested in physics, and does not require an aptitude in mathematics to understand the solutions - in fact, there was barely any math in it at al I picked up this book in my first year of undergraduate physics and loved it. Amookaveh rated it really liked it Jan 06, Skip to main content. The book introduces the material of a first year course in high-school but makes wpstein accessible for self-learning in the form of questions with cartoons which stimulate thought followed by explanations.
Aug 16, Phillias rated it it lewi amazing. Apr 19, Mary marked it as to-read. Jun 22, Alex Rajala rated it it was amazing. Jun 26, Omar rated it liked it. Dec 26, Pvw rated it it was amazing Shelves: Without using mathematical formulas, Epstein and Hewitt explain fundamental concepts of physics. This is one of the best science books I have read. But believe me, even at a later age it is challenging and entertaining!
This book will sharpen leiws critical thinking skills and give you valuable physical insights into the world we live in. Aug 04, Tony rated it liked it. Lewis Carroll Illustrated Paperback Children.
This item cadroll belong on this page. They do so in a question-answer structure and encourage the reader to ponder the problem intensely, before checking the solution. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all.
Published September 5th by Insight Press first published April 1st Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Even for a physics grad, he explains things in ways that are very fundamental and poses questions that make you think about things from a different perspective on a very fundamental level.
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Feb 18, Chris rated it it was amazing. Like Paul Hewitt, the author of a much more expensive book on conceptual cafroll, Lew Epstein teaches at the City College of San Francisco; in the afterword he rants about politicians who waste taxpayers' money, tells who is and who is not a good Jew, and reproduces his letters to Mickey Kantor whose name he misspells and Rep. This epsteein may be a floor model or store return that has been used.
Books by Lewis Carroll Epstein. But Without using mathematical formulas, Epstein and Hewitt explain fundamental concepts of physics. My wife's son wanted some book about "mechanics", and I thought this is as good as anything.
Thinking Physics: Understandable Practical Reality by Lewis Carroll Epstein
Like Paul Hewitt, the author of a much more expensive book on conceptual physics, Lew Epstein teaches at the City College of San Fra A very good conceptual overview of elementary physics with many clear explanations of why, for example, a fluorescent light bulb is more efficient than an incandescent one the same reason striking a bell produces a clear note, but striking thinming box packed with bells doesn't.
About Lewis Carroll Epstein. Packed full of questions that intrigue the mind and are well-explained without the use of mathematics or very little.
If you read it, I recommend you follow the author's advice and try to have both an answer in mind and an explanation for why you think it's right before reading the explanation. It also goes into the answers that seem right puysics are wrong and shows why they are wrong — a rarity in science books. Even for a physics grad, he explains things in ways that are very fundamental and poses questions that make you think about things from a different perspective on a very fundamental level.
Otherwise, it's too easy to let hindsight bias tell you you already knew the answer when you really didn't.