9780030060496

Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780030060496

  • ISBN10:

    0030060494

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/27/1999
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

MODERN PHYSICS FOR SCIENTIST AND ENGINEERS, Second Edition incorporates a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications. The author's approach incorporates a flexible organization, numerous examples and problems (over 700), and brings the study of modern physics alive by alluding to many current topics in physics, for example, high temperature superconductors, neutrino mass, age of the universe, gamma ray bursts, holography, and nuclear fusion.

Table of Contents

1 One Hundred Years Ago
1(19)
2 Special Theory of Relativity
20(60)
3 The Experimental Basis of Quantum Theory
80(38)
4 Structure of the Atom
118(33)
5 Wave Properties of Matter
151(34)
6 The Quantum Theory
185(37)
7 The Hydrogen Atom
222(27)
8 Many-Electron Atoms
249(23)
9 Statistical Physics
272(38)
10 Molecules and Solids
310(51)
11 Semiconductor Theory and Devices
361(31)
12 The Atomic Nucleus
392(39)
13 Nuclear Interactions and Applications
431(43)
14 Elementary Particles
474(32)
15 General Relativity
506(17)
16 Cosmology--The Beginning and the End
523
Appendices A-1(42)
Answers to Selected Problems A-43
Index 1-1

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