University of Chicago Graduate Problems in Physics with Solutions

Paperback | March 15, 1979

byJeremiah A. Cronin

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University of Chicago Graduate Problems in Physics covers a broad range of topics, from simple mechanics to nuclear physics. The problems presented are intriguing ones, unlike many examination questions, and physical concepts are emphasized in the solutions.

Many distinguished members of the Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago have served on the candidacy examination committees and have, therefore, contributed to the preparation of problems which have been selected for inclusion in this volume. Among these are Morrell H. Cohen, Enrico Fermi, Murray Gell-Mann, Roger Hildebrand, Robert S. Mulliken, John Simpson, and Edward Teller.

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University of Chicago Graduate Problems in Physics covers a broad range of topics, from simple mechanics to nuclear physics. The problems presented are intriguing ones, unlike many examination questions, and physical concepts are emphasized in the solutions.Many distinguished members of the Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi In...

David F. Greenberg is professor of sociology at New York University. Valentine L. Telegdi, retired, was the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago. Jeremiah A. Cronin was formerly assistant professor of physics at Brown University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 1.1 inPublished:March 15, 1979Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226121097

ISBN - 13:9780226121093

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Table of Contents

Problems
1. Mathematical Physics
2. Mechanics
3. Electromagnetism
4. Electronics
5. Optics
6. Quantum Mechanics
7. Thermodynamics
8. Statistical Physics
9. Atomic Physics
10. Solid State
11. Nuclear Physics
12. For the Experimentalist
Solutions
1. Mathematical Physics
2. Mechanics
3. Electromagnetism
4. Electronics
5. Optics
6. Quantum Mechanics
7. Thermodynamics
8. Statistical Physics
9. Atomic Physics
10. Solid State
11. Nuclear Physics
Appendix: Useful Information