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Modern physics for scientists and engineers / Stephen T. Thornton, Andrew Rex.

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Author/Creator:
Thornton, Stephen T.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
3rd ed. - Belmont, CA : Thomson, Brooks/Cole, c2006
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note:
Includes index.
Publisher's Summary:
In addition to featuring the latest discoveries, MODERN PHYSICS presents a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications. The authors discuss the experiments that led to key discoveries in order to illustrate the process behind scientific advances and to give students a historical perspective. The text features a flexible organization that allows instructors to select and teach topics in a preferred sequence without compromising the student's learning experience. A sound theoretical foundation in quantum theory is included to help physics majors succeed in their upper division courses.
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Contributor:
Rex, Andrew F., 1956-
Subjects:
ISBN:
0534417817
9780534417819

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