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Basic Concepts in Relativity and Early Quantum Theory

Resnick, Robert & David Halliday

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ISBN 10: 0471888133 / ISBN 13: 9780471888130
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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(full book description) John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 1985. 2nd Edition 1st Printing, Fine-/Fine, Hard Cover, DJ with Mylar. Size=8.5"X10.5, 341pgs(Index). From the collection of RPI Physics Prof. Emeritus Daniel Sperber (a colleage of Author Robert Resnick) who has his owner name embossment on front endpaper, Half Title Page, small ink date stamps (2) on last Index page, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Rest of book Like New. ISBN 0471888133 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY170290I

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Title: Basic Concepts in Relativity and Early ...

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Book Type: Book

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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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