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Intro Physics Difference between Physics and Fundamental University Physic

  1. Jan 26, 2016 #1
    What is the difference between "Physics" (1 volume, 1156 pages) and "Fundamental University Physics" (3 volumes) by Alonso Finn? Is the former 3 volumes bound as one or a revised edition?
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  3. Jan 27, 2016 #2
    Both are great books. The three volume set is the ideal version to purchase. The other is "dumbed down", so to speak. I can read spanish fluency, so I purchased all 3 versions for under 15. If you are comfortable reading in another language, then purchase it in that language. Alonso Finn has been translated to multiple languages.
  4. Feb 1, 2016 #3
    The one volume tome is a revised edition that cuts down heavily on the second and third volumes content. Of the third volume there's just a shadow of what it was.
    Nonetheless, it is a good read: essential, clean, clear. But as bit too superficial.
    Use the Internet, Luke. Use the Internet.
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