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Laws and models : science, engineering, and technology

Author: Carl W Hall
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The "laws" that govern our physical universe come in many guises - as principles, theorems, canons, equations, axioms, models, and so forth." "Laws and Models: Science, Engineering, and Technology compiles more than 1,500 of the laws and models most frequently encountered and used by engineers and technologists. Each entry consists of a simple statement of the law or model, its date of origin, a one-line biography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl W Hall
ISBN: 0849320186 9780849320187
OCLC Number: 41299272
Description: xxxi, 524 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction-Dr. George Hazelrigg Laws and Models: Definitions and Descriptions List of Illustrations Alphabetical Presentation of Laws And Models Abbreviations Physical Constants References and Sources
Responsibility: Carl W. Hall.
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Compiles more than 1,200 laws and models encountered in science and engineering. This book includes models, such as dimensionless groups, models from education and business, and models from areas of  Read more...

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