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Leighton, Robert B.

Overview
Works: 456 works in 1,659 publications in 7 languages and 14,957 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Contributor, Interviewee, Adapter, pre, Arranger
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Most widely held works by Robert B Leighton
The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

219 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T[hese] books [are] based upon a course of lectures in introductory physics given by Prof. R.P. Feynman at the California Institute of Technology during the academic year 1961-1962; it covers the first year of the two year introductory course taken by all Caltech freshmen and sophormores, and was followed in 1962-63 by a similar series covering the second year
Six easy pieces : essentials of physics, explained by its most brilliant teacher by Richard P Feynman( Book )

47 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was Feynman's outrageous and scintillating method of teaching that earned him legendary status among students and professors of physics. From 1961 to 1963, Feynman delivered a series of lectures at the California Institute of Technology that revolutionized the teaching of physics around the world. 'Six Not-So-Easy Pieces', taken from these famous 'Lectures on Physics' represent some the most stimulating material from the series. In these classic lessons, Feynman introduces the general reader to the following topics: atoms, basic physics, energy, gravitation, quantum mechanics, and the relationship of physics to other topics ..."--Page 4 of cover
Principles of modern physics by Robert B Leighton( Book )

26 editions published between 1909 and 1974 in English and Japanese and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feynman's tips on physics : a problem-solving supplement to the Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With characteristic flair, insight, and humor, Feynman discusses topics physics students often struggle with and offers valuable tips on addressing them. Included here are three lectures on problem-solving and a lecture on inertial guidance omitted from The Feynman Lectures on Physics. An enlightening memoir by Matthew Sands and oral history interviews with Feynman and his Caltech colleagues provide firsthand accounts of the origins of Feynman's landmark lecture series"--Page 4 of cover
Six not-so-easy pieces : Einstein's relativity, symmetry, and space-time by Richard P Feynman( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... In the challenging 'Six Not-So-Easy Pieces', Feynman delves into one of the most revolutionary discoveries in twentieth-century physics: Einstein's Theory of Relativity ..."--Page 4 of cover
Le cours de physique de Feynman. Traitant surtout de la mécanique, du rayonnement et de la chaleur by Richard P Feynman( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in French and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

101 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OPTIMIZED FOR READING ON TABLETS: volume 2 of the Feynman Lectures on Physics
The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

43 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cours de physique de Feynman by Richard P Feynman( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorlesungen über Physik by Richard P Feynman( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in German and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises in introductory physics by Robert B Leighton( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercises for use with vol. I of the Feyman lectures in physics
Le cours de physique de Feynman by Richard P Feynman( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorlesungen über Physik by Richard P Feynman( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantenmechanik : mit 22 Tabellen by Richard P Feynman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-micron sky survey; a preliminary catalog by G Neugebauer( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorlesungen über Physik by Richard P Feynman( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercices pour le Cours de physique de Feynman : 900 exercices corrigés by Richard P Feynman( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Feynman's tips on physics : a problem-solving supplement to the Feynman lectures on physics
Alternative Names
Leighton, R.

Leighton, R. B.

Leighton, R. B. 1919-1997

Leighton, Robert

Leighton Robert 1919-1997

Leighton, Robert 1919-1997 (Robert B.)

Leighton, Robert B.

Leighton, Robert Benjamin.

Leighton Robert Benjamin 1919-1997

Leighton, Robert (Robert B.)

Lejton.

Lejton, R.

Lejton, R. 1919-1997

Robert B. Leighton Amerikaans natuurkundige (1919-1997)

Robert B. Leighton amerikansk astronom och fysiker

Robert B. Leighton amerikansk astronom og fysikar

Robert B. Leighton amerikansk astronom og fysiker

Robert B. Leighton astrónomo estadounidense

Robert B. Leighton physicien américain

Robert B. Leighton US-amerikanischer Physiker

Robert Benjamin Leighton

Лейтон, Р

Лейтон, Р. (Роберт)

رابرت بی لیتون فیزیک‌دان و ستاره‌شناس آمریکایی

레이턴, 로버트 B

レイトン

レートン, R. B

ロバート・B・レイトン

羅伯·雷頓

Languages
English (504)

French (52)

German (39)

Spanish (14)

Japanese (2)

Italian (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Six easy pieces : essentials of physics, explained by its most brilliant teacherFeynman's tips on physics : a problem-solving supplement to the Feynman lectures on physicsSix not-so-easy pieces : Einstein's relativity, symmetry, and space-timeThe Feynman lectures on physicsThe Feynman lectures on physicsThe Feynman lectures on physicsThe Feynman lectures on physics