An authoritative text providing a first course in physics for students on access or foundation programmes and non-specialist students on degree courses such as biological sciences, chemical sciences, engineering, mathematics and geology. - Clarity and flexibility are the hallmarks of Physics.

The text offers various routes into the subject via independent introductory sections on waves, materials, mechanisms and electricity. Assuming no prior knowledge and focusing on the basics of the subject, the text develops sections on fields, electromagnetism, electronics, atomic and nuclear physics and advanced mechanics and thermodynamics, in a logical and succinct manner.

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Author(s)Jim Breithaupt
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