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The Classical Theory of Fields : Volume 2 - L. D. Landau

The Classical Theory of Fields

Volume 2

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Published: 1st January 1987
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The fourth edition contains seven new sections with chapters on General Relativity, Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Cosmology. The text has been thoroughly revised and additional problems inserted.

The Complete course of Theoretical Physics by Landau and Lifshitz, recognized as two of the world's outstanding physicists, is published in full by Butterworth-Heinemann. It comprises nine volumes, covering all branches of the subject; translations from the Russian are by leading scientists.

'The clarity of style, the conciseness of treatment and the originality and variety of illustrative problems make this a book which can be highly recommended.' Proceedings of the Physical Society

The principle of relativity
Relativistic mechanics
Electromagnetic fields
Electromagnetic waves
The propagation of light
The field of moving charges
Radiation of electromagnetic waves
Particle in a gravitational field
The gravitational field equation
The field of gravitational bodies
Gravitational waves
Relativistic cosmology
Index
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ISBN: 9780750627689
ISBN-10: 0750627689
Series: Course of Theoretical Physics Series : Book 2
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 402
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 17.0  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised