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This nontraditional text arose from the conviction that science and engineering students would benefit from an introductory course which covers all of physics from a modern point of view. The text takes the perspective of a modern particle physicist and is based more on wave dynamics and relativity than on classical mechanics. The subject matter is split into two volumes of twelve chapters each:
This is Volume 2, which contains:
The result is a conceptually challenging but mathematically simple text which can be covered in two semesters or three quarters without omitting any content. Such a course has been offered for over ten years at New Mexico Tech to incoming physics majors and other interested students who are well prepared in high school physics and mathematics.
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David J. Raymond received a Ph.D. in high energy physics from Stanford University in 1970. He has taught physics and performed research in atmospheric physics at New Mexico Tech since 1973.
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Book Description The New Mexico Tech Press, 2015. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1938159047