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This online textbook contains explanations, examples, and practice problems for many topics in introductory physics.  These topics include Mechanics, Matter, Thermal Physics, Waves & Optics, Electricity & Magnetism, and Modern Physics.  In-depth explanations and concept development provide support for new and crossover teachers.  This textbook is a work in progress and is not yet finished.
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Metadata instance created July 18, 2006 by Caroline Hall
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This online textbook contains explanations, examples, and practice problems for many topics in introductory physics, including Mechanics, Matter, Thermal Physics, Waves & Optics, E&M, and Modern Physics.  It is especially appropriate for new and crossover teachers.

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G. Elert, (1998), WWW Document, (http://physics.info/).
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G. Elert, The Physics Hypertextbook, (1998), <http://physics.info/>.
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Elert, G. (2006, July 18). The Physics Hypertextbook. Retrieved November 29, 2014, from http://physics.info/
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Elert, Glenn. The Physics Hypertextbook. July 18, 2006. http://physics.info/ (accessed 29 November 2014).
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Elert, Glenn. The Physics Hypertextbook. 1998. 18 July 2006. 29 Nov. 2014 <http://physics.info/>.
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