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Physics for Scientists and Engineers vs with Modern Physics

  1. Aug 19, 2010 #1
    Physics for Scientists and Engineers vs "" with Modern Physics

    Would anyone know if there is a difference between the two books off the top of their head?

    LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Physics-Scie...sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1282258065&sr=8-1"

    LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Physics-Scie...sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1282258075&sr=8-3"

    I mean one has chapters from 1-39 and the second has 1-46. My class requires the first one but I can get the 2nd one for cheaper.

    Would you think its the same exact book with an added section?
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2010 #2

    George Jones

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    Re: Physics for Scientists and Engineers vs "" with Modern Physics

    Is the one you can buy more cheaply the most recent edition? If it is, than I think the first 39 chapters are the same in both books.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2010 #3
    Re: Physics for Scientists and Engineers vs "" with Modern Physics

    yes the more recent edition. I guess I'll find out the risky way.

    Thanks for your help.
     
  5. Aug 23, 2010 #4
    Re: Physics for Scientists and Engineers vs "" with Modern Physics

    The second one is more unwieldy.
     
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