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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 : New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This 1987 book studies electricity and magnetism, light, the special theory of relativity and modern physics.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olenick, Richard P.
Beyond the mechanical universe.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)700632847
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Olenick; Tom M Apostol; David L Goodstein
ISBN: 9780521715911 0521715911 9780521304306 052130430X
OCLC Number: 222676638
Description: xiv, 574 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beyond the mechanical universe (program 27) --
Static electricity (program 28) --
The electric field (program 29) --
Potential and capacitance (program 30) --
Voltage, energy and force (program 31) --
The electric battery (program 32) --
Electric circuits (program 33) --
Magnetism (program 34) --
The magnetic field (program 35) --
Vector fields and hydrodynamics (program 360 --
Electromagnetic induction (program 37) --
Alternating currents (program 38) --
Maxwell's equations (program 39) --
Optics (program 40) --
The Michelson-Morley experiment (program 41) --
The Lorentz transformation (program 42) --
Velocity and time (program 43) --
Mass, momentum, energy (program 44) --
Atoms (program 49) --
Particles and waves (program 50) --
Atoms to quarks (program 51) --
The quantum mechanical universe (program 52).
Responsibility: Richard P. Olenick, Tom M. Apostol, David L. Goodstein.
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