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A new edition of this introduction to modern physics, provides new material on the most recent experimental tests in relativity, and a fuller treatment of the space-time interval and the Kennedy-Thorndike experiment. It treats the quantum theory of specific heats, with material on synchrotron radiation, a modernized treatment of the electron microscope and a preview of quantum mechanics. Features include additional historical, philosophical and biographical material reflecting important published research of the past decade, along with a significant expansion - nearly double - in the number of problems, thought questions and worked-out examples. The book also includes references, summary tables and illustrations.
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This book covers basic concepts in relativity/quantum theory using a large, varied set of worked examples, questions, and problems to illustrate key concepts. Relevant historical, philosophical, and biographical information is included.
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Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1972. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,700grams, ISBN:0471717029. Seller Inventory # 6881897
Book Description New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1972. cloth, 8vo xiii+244 pp., num. ills. the experimental background of the theory of special relativity; relativistic kinematics; relativistic dynamics; energy quantization; the particle nature of radiation; the uncertainty principle; early quantum theory of the atom; nearfine condition. Seller Inventory # 24671
Book Description New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1972. Condition: Gut. XI / 244 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, farbig illustr. Orig.-Leinen, in englischer Sprache - guter Zustand - 1972. HM 2646 Buchversand erfolgt aus Deutschland. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 640. Seller Inventory # 40673