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Physics by Example : 200 Problems and Solutions - W. G. Rees

Physics by Example

200 Problems and Solutions

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Worked Examples in Physics contains two hundred problems from a wide range of key topics in physics, along with detailed, step-by-step solutions. By guiding the reader through carefully chosen examples and providing worked out solutions, this book will help the student to develop skill in manipulating physical concepts. Topics dealt with include: statistical analysis, classical mechanics, gravitation and orbits, special relativity, basic quantum physics, oscillations and waves, optics, electromagnetism, electric circuits, and thermodynamics. There is also a section listing physical constants and other useful data, including a summary of some important mathematical results. In discussing the relevant factors and most suitable methods of approach for given problems, this book imparts many useful insights, and will be invaluable to anyone taking first or second year undergraduate courses in physics.

"...Coherent text, well presented, an ideal introduction to practical and applied physics." The Bookwatch "...general physics students will find the book stimulating and challenging. Recommended." Choice "...an interesting and challenging compendium of 200 problems with solutions which cover the gamut of topics that might be considered 'basic' physics...a worthwhile addition..." Ralph Baierlein, American Journal of Physics

Preface
Acknowledgements
Physical constants and other data
Mathematical notes
Hints for solving physics problems
A note about significant figures
Dimensions, errors and statistical analysis
Classical mechanics and dynamics
Gravitation and orbits
Special relativity
Quantum, atomic and nuclear physics
Oscillations and waves
Optics
Electromagnetism
Electric circuits
Thermodynamics
Index
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ISBN: 9780521445146
ISBN-10: 0521445140
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 29th July 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.77  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74