David Halliday





David Halliday


Born
March 03, 1916

Died
April 02, 2010

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David Halliday (March 3, 1916 – April 2, 2010) was an American physicist known for his physics textbooks, Physics and Fundamentals of Physics, which he wrote with Robert Resnick. Both textbooks have been in continuous use since 1960 and are available in more than 47 languages.

His Physics has been used widely and is considered to have revolutionized physics education by many. Now in its tenth edition in a two-volume set revised by Jearl Walker, and under the title Fundamentals of Physics, it is still highly regarded. It is noted for its clear standardized diagrams, very thorough but highly readable pedagogy, outlook into modern physics, and challenging, thought provoking problems. In 2002 the American Physical Society named the work the most
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Fundamentals of Physics

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4.10 avg rating — 1,538 ratings — published 1970 — 114 editions
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Fundamentals of Physics, Ch...

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4.33 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Principles of Physics

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4.43 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 2012
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Physics, Volume 2

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4.16 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Fundamentals of Physics: Pa...

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3.90 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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Physics, Volume 1

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4.27 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Fundamentals of Physics, Vo...

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4.12 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Volume 2 Extended, Physics,...

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3.78 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1992
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فیزیک(جلد دوم) الکتریسیته و...

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3.72 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2002
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مبانی فیزیک جلد اول: مکانیک...

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3.39 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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