Schaum's Outline Of Modern Physics

Paperback | August 12, 1999

byRonald Gautreau

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What would modern physics be without Stephen J. Hawking or Albert Einstein? Physics is an infinitely rewarding and fascinating field of study. More than 400 fully solved problems and clearly written information and exercises make Schaum's Outline of Modern Physics a great study guide for students and a supplement to most standard textb...

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Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course informat...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 10.8 × 8 × 0.91 inPublished:August 12, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Part I:The Special Theory Of Relativity.

The Gaililean Transformations.

The Postulates of Einstien.

The Lorentz Coordinates Transformations.

Relativistic Length Contraction.

Realistic Time Dilation.

Relativistic Space-Time Measurements.

Relativistic Velosity Transformations.

Mass, Energy, and Momentum in Relativity.

Part II: The Quantum Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation.

Electromagnetic Radioation - Photons.

Matter Waves.

Part III: Hydrogenlike Atoms.

The Bohr Atom.

Electron Orbital Motion.

Electron Spin.

Part IV: Many-Electron Atoms.

The Pauli Exclusion Principle.

Many-Electron Atoms and the Periodic Table.

X-Rays.

Part V: Nuclear Physics.

Properties of Nuclei.

Nuclear Models.

The Decay of Unstable Nuclei.

Nuclear Reactions.

Particle Physics.

Part VI: Atomic Systems.

Molecules.

Kinetic Theory.

Distribution Functions.

Classical Statistics: The Macwell-Boltzmann Distribution.

Quantum-Statistics: Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein Distributions.

Solids.

Appendix.

Index.

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What would modern physics be without Stephen J. Hawking or Albert Einstein? Physics is an infinitely rewarding and fascinating field of study. More than 400 fully solved problems and clearly written information and exercises make Schaum's Outline of Modern Physics a great study guide for students and a supplement to most standard textbooks. Written by Ronald Gautreau and William Savin, this second edition also provides chapters on elementary particle physics and superconductivity.