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Excellent general physics textbook
on 3 June 2009
This is a brilliant 1st year physics book, so essential in fact that when I started my physics degree our department bought a copy for every student. It was pretty much my entire first year core course, I don't think I had to touch another book. It is well written with plenty of worked examples, physically unwieldy and you don't want to carry it around everywhere but useful as a reference. The end of chapter questions are listed in terms of their difficulty so you can build up to doing the more complicated questions.
A good buy, I don't think there's much difference between editions though. I have an older copy which is cheaper now!