Franklin: Record - Physics around us : how and why things work / Ernest M Henley, J Gregory Dash.

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Physics around us : how and why things work / Ernest M Henley, J Gregory Dash.

Author/Creator:
Henley, Ernest M.
Publication:
Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 361 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Physics -- Textbooks.
Contents:
The sizes of typical objects, and how we know
Linear motion
Galileo; free fall, projectile motion
Newtonian mechanics
Work and energy
Impulse and momentum
Rational dynamics
Solar system and gravitation
Oscillations and waves
Thermal physics
Heat flow
States of matter: solid, liquids and gases
Static electricity
Current and circuits
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
II
Electromagnetic waves
Geometrical optics
Image formation
Physical optics
The beginning of modern physics
Atoms
Particles and waves
an introduction to quantum mechanics
The special theory of relativity
Nuclear and particle physics.
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Carl Hering Fund.
Contributor:
Dash, J. G., 1923-
Carl Hering Fund.
ISBN:
9789814350631 (pbk.)
981435063X (pbk.)
Publisher no.:
99946577567
Web link:
The Carl Hering Fund Home Page
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