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Douglas C. Giancoli
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3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  198 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
The new edition of this text which documents the latest developments and applications in the field is designed to allow flexibility when designing course syllabi and covers topics such as physics of architecture, 10-speed bikes, diffusion, bonding in molecules and solids, radiation dosimetry, cosmology and astrophysics and many more. cosmology and special sections on probl ...more
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Published September 1st 2004 by Prentice Hall (first published 1980)
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Qahhar Rahman
Aug 20, 2012 Qahhar Rahman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: academic
Good as reference. The application can be understand easily...
Jake Godsall
Possibly the most functional introductory precalculus physics textbook I have ever used. Some chapters could perhaps be a little more pedagogical in style but the broad range of problems for every topic more than makes up for this. An introductory precalculus physics course is integral to get a real feel for the conceptual side of physics, for a calculus based physics course from the get go can often be too steep a learning curve, and the learner can undoubtedly suffer for it.
Jul 01, 2007 Emily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book presents the material quite clearly -- provides a great explanation to historically daunting material, making it easier to grasp.

The class in which I am reading it, though... 3 quarters of Physics in 8 weeks does not a good foundation make.
Poppy Simorangkir
Mar 29, 2008 Poppy Simorangkir rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: tpb
ini buku tpb juga, kami biasanya nyebut "buku giancoli", hiksss.... buku yang sangat menyeramkan, fisika..oh fisika..
Enak dibaca dan mudah dimengerti kalau suka fisika, kalau ga suka, ya cuma enak dibaca aja..hahhahaha
I am looking for ebook
Jul 18, 2007 Laurel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Q: How do you teach physics without using calculus?
A: This book.
Feb 07, 2010 Katharine rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
And this is the reason I'm not reading anything else...
Really not great. At all. Am depending on other texts to explain things more clearly and concisely.
Feb 07, 2008 Jennifer rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Anyone a physics person?! I am severely struggling. I've never been much of a science/math girl...
Nov 06, 2007 Wittiyaa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: yg belajar fisika
Shelves: science
bahasanya mudah dimengerti, aplikatif, gampang, cetakannya bagus, contoh soalnya mudah diikutin tapi luar biasa, jau2 lebih bagus daripada buku bikinan Sutrisno dari institut tetangga sebelah..
Chole Allyson
Jul 20, 2008 Chole Allyson rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I hate math therefore I hate physics.
Cathy Wood
For Physics for Life Science I course
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May 11, 2014 Arthur rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this entire textbook in high school. It was a nice tool for learning more about physics.
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