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A dictionary of physics

Author: John Daintith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford quick reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th ed.View all editions and formats
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Fully revised, with over 200 new entries and full revision of the existing text, this book covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics, as well as key terms from maths, astrophysics and physical chemistry. It is illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables, and also contains biographies of important scientists. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Wörterbuch
Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Daintith
ISBN: 9780191783036 019178303X
OCLC Number: 928086765
Notes: First edition 1985 published under the title: A Concise Dictionary of Physics.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Series Title: Oxford quick reference

Abstract:

Fully revised, with over 200 new entries and full revision of the existing text, this book covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics, as well as key terms from maths, astrophysics and physical chemistry. It is illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables, and also contains biographies of important scientists. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics.
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