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Understanding Physics

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ISBN-10: 0471975540

ISBN-13: 9780471975540

Edition: 1998

Authors: Michael Mansfield, Colm O'Sullivan

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This compact work equips the student with a broad insight and knowledge into the basic principles and techniques of physics as they are recognised at the end of the 20th century, and provides a foundation for the treatment of more advanced topics.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/31/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 776
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Understanding the Physical Universe
Using Mathematical Tools in Physics
Causes of Motion: Dynamics
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Fields and Energy
Many-body Interactions
Rigid-body Dynamics
Relative Motion
Special Relativity
Continuum Mechanics: Mechanical Properties of Materials
Thermal Physics
Wave Motion
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Electric Currents
Electric Fields
Magnetic Fields
Electromagnetic Induction: Time-varying emfs
Maxwell's Equations: Electromagnetic Radiation
Atomic Physics
Electrons in Solids: Quantum Statistics
Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics and Astrophysics
Answers to Problems