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The elements of physics

Author: I S Grant; W R Phillips
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title guides the student through the foundations of university physics. The clear two-colour design and over 500 diagrams are an aid to focused study, and the text uses worked examples, graded  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I S Grant; W R Phillips
ISBN: 0198518781 9780198518785
OCLC Number: 45338512
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 789 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; PART 1: MECHANICS; 2. Dynamics and Newton's Laws; 3. Momentum and energy; 4. Rotation; 5. Gravity and orbital motion; PART 2: VIBRATIONS AND WAVES; 6. Periodic motion; 7. Waves; 8. Wave phenomena; PART 3: QUANTUM PHYSICS; 9. The origins of quantum physics; 10. The Schrodinger equation; 11. The microscopic world of quantum mechanics; PART 4: PROPERTIES OF MATTER; 12. Thermal physics; 13. Kinetic theory of gases; 14. Properties of liquids and solids; PART 5: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM; 15. Electrostatics; 16. Magnetism; 17. Induction; 18. Circuits; PART 6: RELATIVITY; 19. Relativity; PART 7: MATHEMATICAL REVIEW; 20. A summary of necessary mathematics; UNITS AND STANDARDS; STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS; SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS
Responsibility: I.S. Grant, W.R. Phillips.
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"This book fulfils the need ably. It is written in a clear succinct style". Contemporaru Physics 2003, Vol 44, No.2

 
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