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Beyond the mechanical universe : from electricity to modern physics

Author: Richard P Olenick; Tom M Apostol; David L Goodstein
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book studies electricity and magnetism, light, the special theory of relativity, and modern physics.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Olenick; Tom M Apostol; David L Goodstein
ISBN: 052130430X 9780521304306
OCLC Number: 14002070
Description: xiv, 574 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; 31. Beyond the mechanical universe; 32. Static electricity; 33. The electric field; 34. Potential and capacitance; 35. Voltage, energy and force; 36. The electric battery; 37. Electric circuits; 38. Magnetism; 39. The magnetic field; 40. Vector fields and hydrodynamics; 41. Electromagnetic induction; 42. Alternating currents; 43. Maxwell's equations; 44. Optics; 45. The Michelson-Morley experiment; 46. The Lorentz transformation; 47. Velocity and time; 48. Mass, momentum, energy; 49. Atoms; 50. Particles and waves; 51. Atoms to quarks; 52. The quantum mechanical universe; Appendix A. The international system of units; Appendix B. Conversion factors; Appendix C. The periodic table of the elements; Appendix D. Astronomical data; Appendix E. Physical constants; Index.
Responsibility: Richard P. Olenick, Tom M. Apostol, David L. Goodstein.
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