O much physics to follow and uickly you become demotivated I think the book is great but the title is a bit misleading The author writes well but again I think he misrepresents the skill level you need to njoy it. Cience and Engineering shows us how to build insight and find understanding giving readers tools to help them solve any problem in science and ngineeringTo master complexity we can organize it or discard it The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering first teaches the tools for organizing complexity then distinguishes the two paths for discarding complexity with and without loss of information uestions and problems throughout the text help.
5019 M2142 2014 At times it was difficult to get the particular insight but once I saw it the ffort was worthwhile This book is very interesting and I recommend it Great book but frustrating You need to know to. Tools to make hard problems asier to solveIn this book Sanjoy Mahajan shows us that the way to master complexity is through insight rather than precision Precision can overwhelm us with information whereas insight connects seemingly disparate pieces of information into a simple picture Unlike computers humans depend on insight Based on the author's fifteen years of teaching at MIT Cambridge University and Olin College The Art of Insight in
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The first dition has many annoying typos in the formulae and several of the figures are missing information Presumably these defects will be corrected in future ditions of this brilliant soon to be classic text. Readers master and apply these groups of tools Armed with this three part toolchest and without complicated mathematics readers can stimate the flight range of birds and planes and the strength of chemical bonds understand the physics of pianos and xylophones and xplain why skies are blue and sunsets are redThe Art of Insight in Science and Engineering will appear in print and online under a Creative Commons Noncommercial Share Alike licen.