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Planck, Max 1858-1947

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Works: 819 works in 3,521 publications in 11 languages and 33,164 library holdings
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The theory of heat radiation by Max Planck( Book )

123 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The profoundly original ideas introduced by Nobel laureate Max Planck in this endeavor to reconcile the electromagnetic theory of radiation with experimental facts have proved to be of the greatest importance. Few modern introductions to the theory of heat radiation can match this work for precision, care, and attention to details of proof. Although Planck originally intended the book to be simply the connected account of ten years of study, he soon expanded it to a treatise which could serve as an introduction to the study of the entire theory of radiant heat in terms of the recently discovered principle of quantum action. He states his point of view in the introduction: "The hypothesis of quanta {u2026} may be reduced to the simple proposition that the thermodynamic probability of a physical state is a definite integral number, or, what amounts to the same thing, that the entropy of a state has quite a definite positive value, which, as a minimum, becomes zero, while in contrast therewith, the energy may, according to the classical thermodynamics, decrease without limit to minus infinity." Although several other points of fundamental value in thermodynamics are included, the book is basically a rigorous elaboration of this fundamental idea. The treatment starts from the simple known experimental laws of optics and advances, by gradual extension and the addition of the results of electrodynamics and thermodynamics, to the problems of spectral distribution of energy and of reversibility
Treatise on thermodynamics by Max Planck( Book )

95 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic by the Nobel Laureate is still recognized as one of the best introductions to thermodynamics. A model of conciseness and clarity, it covers fundamental facts and definitions, first and second fundamental principles of thermodynamics, applications to special states of equilibrium, and much more. Numerous worked examples. 1917 edition
Vorlesungen über Termodynamik by Max Planck( Book )

151 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of physics by Max Planck( Book )

19 editions published between 1936 and 1998 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Planck, the physicist who originated the quantum theory, turns in this volume to a definition of the philosophy of physics, analyzing the task of that science and scrutinizing its achievements in the light of its goals. He deals most exhaustively with a basic problem common to both physics and philosophy, the problem of causality in nature--not because he hopes to solve it at last, but because he feels he cannot avoid it: "Placed at birth in the middle of life, and in order to find our way through this live which is ours whether we want it or not, we try to introduce order into our experience." He discusses the characteristics of a "scientific" idea, its origin and effect, and in closing makes some extremely shrewd remarks on the familiar subject of science versus faith
Where is science going? by Max Planck( Book )

43 editions published between 1932 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on wave mechanics: Schrödinger, Planck, Einstein, Lorentz by Karl Przibram( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and German and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Letters 1-8: Schrödinger & Planck; 1. Planck to Schrödinger; 2. Schrödinger to Planck; 3. Planck to Schrödinger; 4. Schrödinger to Planck; 5. Planck to Schrödinger; 6. Schrödinger to Planck; 7. Planck to Schrödinger; 8. Schrödinger to Planck; Letters 9-18: Einstein & Schrödinger; 9. Einstein to Schrödinger; 10. Einstein to Schrödinger; 11. Schrödinger to Einstein; 12. Einstein to Schrödinger; 13. Schrödinger to Einstein; 14. Einstein to Schrödinger; 15. Schrödinger to Einstein; 16. Einstein to Schrödinger
A survey of physical theory (formerly titled: A survey of physics) by Max Planck( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Mechanik deformierbarer Körper : zum Gebrauch bei Vorträgen, sowie zum Selbstunterricht by Max Planck( )

39 editions published between 1919 and 1931 in German and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific autobiography, and other papers by Max Planck( Book )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and German and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fascinating autobiography from one of the foremost geniuses of twentieth-century physics, Max Planck tells the story of his life, his aims, and his thinking. Published posthumously, the papers in this volume were written for the general reader and make accessible Planck's scientific theories as well as his philosophical ideals, including his thoughts on ethics and morals
The universe in the light of modern physics by Max Planck( Book )

17 editions published between 1931 and 1985 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die allgemeine mechanik zum gebrauch bei vorträgen : sowie zum selbstunterricht by Max Planck( Book )

46 editions published between 1916 and 1937 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorträge und Erinnerungen by Max Planck( Book )

67 editions published between 1933 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion / Naturwissenschaft
Das Weltbild der neuen Physik by Max Planck( Book )

75 editions published between 1929 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original papers in quantum physics : German and English edition by Max Planck( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and German and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of light; being volume IV of "Introduction to theoretical physics" by Max Planck( Book )

20 editions published between 1932 and 1993 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wege zur physikalischen Erkenntnis : Reden und Vorträge by Max Planck( Book )

57 editions published between 1933 and 1944 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of heat, being volume V of "Introduction to theoretical physics" by Max Planck( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 1993 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zan Hagan, whose principal opposes her un-feminine activities, leads her dance class onto the athletic field to form a girls' football team
Theory of electricity and magnetism, being volume III of "Introduction to theoretical physics" by Max Planck( Book )

21 editions published between 1932 and 1993 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mechanics of deformable bodies, being volume II of "Introduction to theoretical physics" by Max Planck( Book )

23 editions published between 1932 and 1993 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General mechanics, being volume I of "Introduction to theoretical physics" by Max Planck( Book )

17 editions published between 1933 and 1993 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Maaksi Pilaanki

Maks Plank

Makss Planks

Max Planck Aleman a teoretiko a pisiko

Max Planck deutscher Physiker

Max Planck Duits natuurkundige

Max Planck físico alemán

Max Planck fisico tedesco

Max Planck fizyk niemiecki, noblista

Max Planck German physicist, quantum theory

Max Planck German theoretical physicist

Max Planck německý fyzik

Max Planck nemecký teoretický fyzik

Max Planck német fizikus

Max Planck physicien allemand

Max Plank

Maximilianus Planck

Planck, M.

Planck, Max

Planck, Max 1858-1947

Planck, Max K.

Planck, Max K. 1858-1947

Planck, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig.

Planck Max Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947

Planck, Maximilian Karl Ernst Ludwig

Planck Maximilian Karl Ernst Ludwig 1858-1947

Plank, M.

Plank, M. 1858-1947

Plank, Maks.

Plank, Maks 1858-1947

Plank Maks Karl Ernst Lyudvig

Planka, M. 1858-1947

Planks, Makss 1858-1947

Puranku, Makkusu 1858-1947

Μαξ Πλανκ

Макс Карл Эрнст Людвиг Планк

Макс Планк

Макс Планк немецкий физик-теоретик, основатель квантовой физики

Макс Планк немецкий физик-теоретик, основоположник квантовой физики

Макс Планк нямецкі фізік-тэарэтык, заснавальнік квантавай фізікі

Макс Планк німецький фізик-теоретик, лауреат Нобелівської премії з фізики (1918)

Макс Плянк

Планк, Макс

Планк, Макс 1858-1947

Планк, Макс Карл Эрнст Людвиг

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מאקס פלאנק

מקס פלאנק

מקס פלאנק פיזיקאי גרמני

ماكس بلانك

ماكس بلانك، 1858-1947

ماكس بلانك فيزيائي ألماني

ماکس پلانک

میکس پلانک

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माक्स प्लांक भौतिकशास्त्रातील नोबेल पारितोषिकविजेता शास्त्रज्ञ.

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মাক্স প্লাংক

ਮਾਕਸ ਪਲਾਂਕ

மேக்ஸ் பிளாங்க்

మాక్స్ ప్లాంక్

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ಮ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್ ಪ್ಲಾಂಕ್

മാക്സ് പ്ലാങ്ക്

มักซ์ พลังค์

မက်စ် ပလန့်ခ်

მაქს პლანკი

막스 플랑크 독일의 물리학자

플랑크, 막스 1858-1947

플랑크, 막스 카를 에른스트 루트비히 1858-1947

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プランク, マクス

プランク, マックス

マックス・プランク ドイツの物理学者

普朗克

马克斯·普朗克

马克斯·普朗克 德国理论物理学家

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