skip to content
A Dictionary of physics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

A Dictionary of physics

Author: John Daintith
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

Containing more than 3,800 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative A-Z covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics.  Read more...

Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Daintith
ISBN: 9780199560011 0199560013 9780199233991 0199233993
OCLC Number: 781642879
Notes: "The most accessible and authoritative A-z of its kind"--Cover.
Description: 616 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: A Dictionary of Physics --
Atomic Theory Chronology --
The Big-Bang Theory (Feature) --
Cosmology Chronology --
Crystal Defects (Feature) --
Electrical Conductivity in Metals (Feature) --
Electronics Chronology --
Free-electron Theory (Feature) --
Low-temperature Physics (Feature) --
Microscopy Chronology --
Nanophysics (Feature) --
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Feature) --
Quantum Entanglement (Feature) --
Solar System (Feature) --
Optical Astronomical Telescopes (Feature) --
The Greek alphabet --
Fundamental constants --
SI units --
The electromagnetic spectrum --
The periodic table --
The chemical elements --
Nobel prizes in physics.
Other Titles: Physics
Oxford dictionary of physics
Responsibility: [editor: John Daintith].
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


User-contributed reviews


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.