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Modern Physics

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ISBN-10: 1572597925

ISBN-13: 9781572597921

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Paul A. Tipler, Llewellyn

List price: $32.95
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"Tipler and Llewellyn's acclaimed text for the intermediate-level course (not the third semester of the introductory course) guides students through the foundations and wide-ranging applications of modern physics with the utmost clarity-without sacrificing scientific integrity. The new edition skillfully combines pedagogy, problem sets, and teaching art in a presentation that includes coverage of a number of new topics and discoveries."
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.66" wide x 11.02" long
Weight: 15.400
Language: English

Relativity and Quantum Mechanics: The Foundation of Modern Physics
Relativity I
The Experimental Basis of Relativity
Einstein's Postulates
The Lorentz Transformation
Time Dilation and Length Contraction
The Doppler Effect
The Twin Paradox and other Surprises
Relativity II
Relativistic Momentum
Relativistic Energy
Mass/Energy Conversion and Binding Energy
Invariant Mass
General Relativity
Quantization of Charge, Light, and Energy
Quantization of Electric Charge
Blackbody Radiation
The Photoelectric Effect
X Rays and the Compton Effect
The Nuclear Atom
Atomic Spectra
Rutherford's Nuclear Model
The Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom
X Ray Spectra
The Franck-Hertz Experiment
Critique of Bohr Theory and the "Old Quantum Mechanics"
The Wavelike Properties of Particles
The deBroglie Hypothesis
Measurements of Particle Wavelengths
Wave Packets
Probabilistic Interpretation of the Wave Function
The Uncertainty Principle
Some Consequences of the Uncertainty Principle
Wave-Particle Duality
The Schrödinger Equation