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Title:
The Cambridge handbook of physics formulas
Author:
Woan, Graham, 1963-
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Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780521573498

9780521575072
Format :
Book

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Central Library QC61 .W67 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Reference
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Summary

Summary

The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas is a quick-reference aid for students and professionals in the physical sciences and engineering. It contains more than 2000 of the most useful formulas and equations found in undergraduate physics courses, covering mathematics, dynamics and mechanics, quantum physics, thermodynamics, solid state physics, electromagnetism, optics and astrophysics. An exhaustive index allows the required formulas to be located swiftly and simply, and the unique tabular format crisply identifies all the variables involved. The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas comprehensively covers the major topics explored in undergraduate physics courses. It is designed to be a compact, portable, reference book suitable for everyday work, problem solving or exam revision. All students and professionals in physics, applied mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences will want to have this essential reference book within easy reach.


Table of Contents

1 Units, constants and conversions
2 Mathematics
3 Dynamics and mechanics
4 Quantum physics
5 Thermodynamics
6 Solid state physics
7 Electromagnetism
8 Optics
9 Astrophysics
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