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Document Type: | Book |
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All Authors / Contributors: |
Michael Mansfield; Colm O'Sullivan |

ISBN: | 9780470746387 0470746386 9780470746370 0470746378 |

OCLC Number: | 696923593 |

Description: | xvii, 675 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm |

Contents: | 1. Understanding the physical universe -- 2. Using mathematical tools in physics -- 3. The causes of motion: dynamics -- 4. Motion in two and three dimensions -- 5. Force fields -- 6. Many-body interactions -- 7. Rigid body dynamics -- 8. Relative motion -- 9. Special relativity -- 10. Continuum mechanics: mechanical properties of materials -- 11. Thermal physics -- 12. Wave Motion -- 13. Introduction to quantum mechanics -- 14. Electric currents -- 15. Electric fields -- 16. Magnetic fields -- 17. Electromagnetic induction: time-varying emfs -- 18. Maxwell's equations: electromagnetic radiation -- 19. Optics -- 20. Atomic physics -- 21. Electrons in solids: quantum statistics -- 22. Nuclear physics, particle physics and astrophysics -- Appendix A: Mathematical rules and formulas -- Appendix B: Some fundamental physical constants -- Appendix C: Some astrophysical and geophysical data. Bibliography -- The periodic table (Appendix D). |

Responsibility: | Michael Mansfield and Colm O'Sullivan. |

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### Abstract:

The discipline of physics has a great impact in society as developments in the field have often led to new technologies such as lasers and supercomputers. Thus, a full understanding of the topics in this book is essential before more advanced courses can be taken.
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