Cengage Learning is pleased to announce the publication of Debora Katzas ground-breaking calculus-based physics program, PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS: FOUNDATIONS AND CONNECTIONS. The authoras one-of-a-kind case study approach enables students to connect mathematical formalism and physics concepts in a modern, interactive way. By leveraging physics education research (PER) best practices and her extensive classroom experience, Debora Katz addresses the areas students struggle with the most: linking physics to the real world, overcoming common preconceptions, and connecting the concept being taught and the mathematical steps to follow. How Dr. Katz deals with these challenges--with case studies, student dialogues, and detailed two-column examples--distinguishes this text from any other on the market and will assist you in taking your students beyond the quantitative. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.For example, we might set a scale such that 1 cm on the paper represents 5 m/s: 1 cm S 5 m/s. In practice, we draw vectors so as to anticipate a result that we want to calculate algebraically. An approximate scale rather ... (Give answers to three significant figures.) 3-2 Cartesian ... physical situations. By building on those skills, we can study two- and three-dimensional motion. ... The axes of each system cross at right angles but do not need to be horizontal and vertical. The two axes ofanbsp;...

Title | : | Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Foundations and Connections, Advance Edition |

Author | : | Debora Katz |

Publisher | : | Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01 |

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