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now also provides specific tutorlah; for every Problem-Solving Strategy and key est Your Understanding questions from each c apte.r. Answer types ..elude algebraic, numerical. andmuhiple~ho· ce answers, as well as nmkiag. sorting,graphdrawing, vectordrawmg,andraytraeing. Key Features of University Physics A G· id· for the Stud· At Many physics Wldenls experience difficulty simply because they don'tknowhow tousetheir textbook. The sectionentitled" . w lo Sllcceed in Physics by R.eally Tryiag:' which p eoodes this preface, is a "tIser's manual" to all the features of this book. This section. written by Prof088Ot Mark: onabaugh (NoImWildale Community Conege), also gives a number of heJpful study hiBts. Every studentshou dread this sectionl Ch ter Organization The first section ofeach chapter is an Introduction that gives specific examples ofthe chapter's content and connects it with what has oome before. There are also a Chapter Opening Question and a list of Learning Goals tomake the reader think: aboutthe subject matter ofthe chapter ahead. (To find the answer to the question, 100 for the ') icon.) Most sections end with a Test Your Understanding Question, which can be conceptual or quantitative in nature. At the end ofthelast section ofthe chapteris a Wsual Chapter Summary ofthe nlOfit importmlt principles in the chapter, as wen as a list Terms with reference to the page number where eac.hterm is introduced. The answers to Chaplef Opening Question and Test Your U deIstaIldhag Questions fo ow KeyTenns. Qaes' sand Pre ems At e end of each chapter' a CO lection Discussion Questions that probeandextendthe 2tUdent's concepmaI derstand- ing. Following lhese are Exercises, wbich are single-concept problems keyed to specific sections of lhe text; Probktns. usually reqWring one or two nontrivial steps; and Challenge ProbuJ'h$, intendedtochallenge the sttongeBl students. The prol1lemsinclllde applications to suchdiverse fields as astrophysicS-biology, and aerodynamics. Many problems have a conceptual part in which students must discuss andexplain lheir resw1ts. Thenew questions. exercises. and problems for dMs edition w created and organized by Wayne Anderson (SacrameDlo Cily College). LainI Kran1el' (Florida lnI:emational Universily). and Charlie Hibbard. ProM· . vi ... str~es end WGrked EI . pies Throughout the book, Probkm-Solving Strategy boxesprovide slUdenrs with specific tacticsfor solving particular types ofprotllems. They address lh Reeds of any students who have everfelt that they "undenltand theconcepts bot can'tdothe problems." All Problem-Solviog Strategy boxes fonow the ISEE approach (Identify, Set Up, Execult\ and valuate) to solving problems. This approach help students seehow lobeginwith a seemingly complex situation. identify relevant physi- cal concepts, decide what toots are needed to s ve the problem, carry out solution, andthenevaluatewhether the result makes seme.
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course PHYS 231 taught by Professor Bingham during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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