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Wave Motion As Inquiry : The Physics and Applications of Light and Sound (Hardcover) (Fernando Espinoza)

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This undergraduate textbook on the physics of wave motion in optics and acoustics avoids presenting the topic abstractly in order to emphasize real-world examples. While providing the needed scientific context, Dr. Espinoza also relies on students' own experience to guide their learning. The book's exercises and labs strongly emphasize this inquiry-based approach. A strength of inquiry-based courses is that the students maintain a higher level of engagement when they are studying a topic that they have an internal motivation to know, rather than solely following the directives of a professor. "Wave Motion" takes those threads of engagement and interest and weaves them into a coherent picture of wave phenomena. It demystifies key component of life around us--in music, in technology, and indeed in everything we perceive--even for those without a strong math background, who might otherwise have trouble approaching the subject matter.
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Fernando Espinoza
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2017
TCIN: 51563803
UPC: 9783319457567
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-1554

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