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Commonly asked questions in physics

Author: Andrew F Rex
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers a broad scope of subjects, from classical physics that goes back to the age of Newton to new ideas just formulated in the twenty-first century. The book highlights the core areas of physics that predate the twentieth century, including mechanics electromagnetism, optics, and thermodynamics. It also focuses on modern physics, covering quantum mechanics, atomic and nuclear physics, fundamental particles, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Rex
ISBN: 9781466560178 1466560177
OCLC Number: 785869308
Description: xvii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Classical mechanics --
Electromagnetism and electronics --
Solids and fluids --
Quantum mechanics --
Light and optics --
Thermodynamics --
Atoms and nuclei --
Fundamental particles and forces --
Relativity --
Astrophysics and cosmology.
Responsibility: Andrew Rex.

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Covers a broad scope of subjects, from classical physics that goes back to the age of Newton to new ideas just formulated in the twenty-first century. The book highlights the core areas of physics that predate the twentieth century, including mechanics electromagnetism, optics, and thermodynamics. It also focuses on modern physics, covering quantum mechanics, atomic and nuclear physics, fundamental particles, and relativity.

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