Mechanics And Thermodynamics by Wolfgang DemtröderMechanics And Thermodynamics by Wolfgang Demtröder

Mechanics And Thermodynamics

byWolfgang Demtröder

Paperback | February 13, 2017

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This introduction to classical mechanics and thermodynamics provides an accessible and clear treatment of the fundamentals. Starting with particle mechanics and an early introduction to special relativity this textbooks enables the reader to understand the basics in mechanics. The text is written from the experimental physics point of view, giving numerous real life examples and applications of classical mechanics in technology. This highly motivating presentation deepens the knowledge in a very accessible way. The second part of the text gives a concise introduction to rotational motion, an expansion to rigid bodies, fluids and gases. Finally, an extensive chapter on thermodynamics and a short introduction to nonlinear dynamics with some instructive examples intensify the knowledge of more advanced topics. Numerous problems with detailed solutions are perfect for self study.
Wolfgang Demtröder, University Kaiserslautern
Title:Mechanics And ThermodynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:452 pagesPublished:February 13, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319278754

ISBN - 13:9783319278759


Table of Contents

Mechanics and Thermodynamics.- Mechanics of a Point Mass.- Moving Coordinate Systems and Special Relativity.- Systems of Point Masses; Collisions.- Dynamics of Rigid Bodies.- Real Solid and Liquid Bodies.- Gases.- Liquid and Gases in Motion; Fluid Dynamics.- Vacuum Physics.- Thermodynamics.- Mechanical Oscillations and Waves.- Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos.- Appendix.- Solutions of the Problems.

Editorial Reviews

"This huge volume . is intended as an introductory experimental physics course, devoted to various aspects of mechanics and thermodynamics. . Author may prove attractive to the mathematically oriented audience as well (including not only students but professional scholars as well). . Each chapter is followed by a list of references . that may enhance the understanding of topics discussed. . Solutions to all of them are collected in the special chapter." (Piotr Garbaczewski, zbMATH 1364.00024, 2017)