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Physics for scientists and engineers

Author: Paul Allen Tipler
Publisher: New York, NY : W.H. Freeman/Worth Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : English : 4th ed., extended versionView all editions and formats

This edition has been extensively revised. Twentieth-century developments such as quantum mechanics are introduced early on so that students can appreciate their importance and see how they fit into  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Allen Tipler
OCLC Number: 233705448
Reproduction Notes: Braille. Houston, Tex. : Region 4 Education Service Center. 69 v. (9412 p.) ; tactile graphics.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Volume 1 Systems of measurement - Part 1 Mechanics: motion in one dimension; motion in two and three dimensions; Newton's Laws; applications of Newton's Laws; work and energy; conservation of energy; systems of particles and conservation of momentum; gravity; static equilibrium and elasticity; fluids. Part 2 Oscillations, waves and quantum physics: oscillations, wave motion, superposition and standing waves; wave-particle duality and quantum physics. Part 3 Thermodynamics: temperature and the kinetic theory of gases; heat and the first law; the second law; thermal properties and processes. Volume 2 Part 4 Electricity and magnetism: the electric field -discrete charge distributions; the electric field II - continuous charge distributions; electric potential; electrostatic energy and capacitance; electric current and DC circuits; microscopic theory of electrical conduction; the magnetic field; sources of the magnetic field; magnetic induction; AC circuits; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves. Part 5 Optics: properties of light; optical images; interference and diffraction. Volume 3 Part 6 Modern physics: applications of the Schrodinger equation; atoms; molecules and solids; relativity; nuclear physics; elementary particles and the evolution of the Universe.
Other Titles: Physics
Responsibility: Paul A. Tipler.


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