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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
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This compact, portable reference contains more than 2,000 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 extensive index allows the required formulas to be located swiftly and simply, and an unique tabular format crisply identifies all the variables involved. 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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