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The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas

The Cambridge Handbook of Physics Formulas

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  • Date Published: July 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521575072

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  • This compact, portable reference contains more than 2,000 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 extensive index allows the required formulas to be located swiftly and simply, and an unique tabular format crisply identifies all the variables involved. All students and professionals in physics, applied mathematics, engineering and other physical sciences will want to have this essential reference book within easy reach.

    • Includes more than 2000 of the most useful physics and maths equations
    • An exhaustive index allows for rapid access to the required formula
    • Clearly defined, uniform nomenclature is used throughout
    • Conversion information allows ready switching between units
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Here is a real gem of a book. Compactly arranged in an attractive tabular style, this handbook has just about every equation, definition and formula that you might want in doing undergraduate-level physics and astrophysics. I really like it. It's one book that I won't lend out."
    Professor Paul Hodge, University of Washington, Seattle

    "Invaluable, it will never be more than an arm's length from where I work. Every, and I mean, every physicist needs a copy."
    Dr. David Hughes, University of Sheffield

    "This handbook is a stimulating and crisp synopsis of fundamental physics, to be enjoyed with profit by beginner and expert alike."
    Professor Adam Burrows, University of Arizona, Tuscon

    "Better than a mere reference, this book is a great refresher course in undergraduate physics."
    Professor Douglas Heggie, University of Edinburgh

    "Compactly arranged in an attractive tabular style, this handbook has just about every equation, definition and formula to meet the needs of practitioners of the subject. A must for every physicist and astrophysicist."
    Professor Douglas Lin, University of California, Santa Cruz

    "An extremely useful collection of formulas from all branches of physics. Lecturers and students will find it invaluable."
    Professor Andrew King, University of Leicester

    "the best part of his handy reference is its price: At this price, you could afford two, one for home and one for work just carry the small paperback home when you need it... useful."
    H.J. Melosh

    "... A quick reference aid for providing those essential details just when you need them the most... All students and professional scientists will want to have this useful and affordable reference book in their collection."
    D.J. Lockwood, Institute for Microsctructural Sciences for Physics in Canada

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521575072
    • length: 230 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 173 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 115 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    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

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