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Matter and Interactions

Matter and Interactions is a textbook developed by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood that is the most innovative and exciting introductory, calculus-based physics book that I've ever seen. It has completely renewed my enthusiasm for teaching introductory physics.

Using Matter and Interactions in my course, I strive to teach students to:

  • understand a few fundamental principles that can be used to model a wide range of phenomena
  • model complex systems by making appropriate assumptions and simplications and applying fundamental principles
  • use computational tools, such as computer programming, to solve problems that cannot be easily solved analytically

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Matter and Interactions

by Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood








Dr. Aaron Titus | High Point University | titus@mailaps.org