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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 Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0471888133I3N00
Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1985. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0471888133-2-4
Book Description John Wiley, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 341 pp, hardbound, 2nd edition, F-/F-, minor dj rubbing w/one 1" in area dampstain rear panel, minor textblock soiling, else very clean and binding tight, NOT EXLIB. Seller Inventory # 8670