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The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas

The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas

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Graham Woan
Cambridge University Press, 8/31/2000
EAN 9780521575072, ISBN10: 0521575079

Paperback, 230 pages, 24.6 x 17.3 x 1.5 cm
Language: English

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.

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
Index.

'... all physicists need equations, just like animals need meals. And when the equation hunger arises, and you want to satisfy it quickly, efficiently and satisfactorily, Woan's book is what is required. The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas is just the ticket for the efficient undergraduate physicist and engineer.' David Hughes, Times Higher Education Supplement