By Wayne M. Saslow
A truly accomplished creation to electrical energy, magnetism and optics starting from the fascinating and worthwhile background of the technological know-how, to connections with present real-world phenomena in technology, engineering and biology, to logic suggestion and perception at the intuitive knowing of electric and magnetic phenomena. it is a enjoyable booklet to learn, heavy on relevance, with useful examples, reminiscent of sections on cars and turbines, in addition to `take-home experiments' to carry domestic the major techniques.
Slightly extra complicated than average freshman texts for calculus-based engineering physics classes with the math labored out basically and concisely. worthwhile diagrams accompany the dialogue. The emphasis is on intuitive physics, graphical visualization, and mathematical implementation. ideas can be found through web site to certified users.
*Electricity, Magnetism, and lightweight is an interesting introductory remedy of electromagnetism and optics for moment semester physics and engineering majors.
*Focuses on conceptual knowing, with an emphasis on relevance and historic development.
*Mathematics is restricted and avoids pointless technical development.
*Emphasis on actual options, examining the electromagnetic facets of many daily phenomena, and guiding readers rigorously via mathematical derivations.
*Provides a wealth of attention-grabbing info, from the heritage of the technology of electrical energy and magnetism, to connections with genuine global phenomena in technological know-how, engineering, and biology, to logic recommendation and perception at the intuitive figuring out of electric and magnetic phenomena