Physicist's Desk Reference

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 27, 2003 - History - 888 pages
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This is a major revision of a classic, best selling reference book. Originally published by the American Institute of Physics under the title "Physics Vade Mecum" in 1981, and then the second edition in 1989 with the new title "A Physicist's Desk Reference", this third edition has been completely updated and modernized to reflect current modern physics. The book is a concise compilation of the most frequently used physics data and formulae with their derivations. This revision has six more chapters than the second edition, outdated chapters dropped, and new chapters added on atmospheric physics, electricity and magnetism, elementary particle physics, fluid dynamics, geophysics, nonlinear physics, particle accelerators, polymer physics, and quantum theory. There is a new last chapter on practical laboratory data. The references and bibliographies have been updated. This book is an indispensable tool for the researcher, professional and student in physics as well as other scientists who use physics data. The editors of this volume are Richard Cohen, author of the first two chapters of PDR and the "Physics Quick Reference Guide"; David Lide, one of the editors of the previous two editions and the editor of the "CRC Handbook of Physics and Chemistry"; and George Trigg, editor of the "Encyclopedia of Physics" and the "Encyclopedia of Applied Physics" (VCH). The market for this classic reference book includes the practicing scientist, including engineers, chemists, and biologists; and students.
 

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Contents

Symbols Units and Nomenclature
1
Mathematical Basics
22
Acoustics
60
Astronomy
93
Astrophysics and Cosmology
119
Atomic and Molecular Collision Processes
145
Atomic Spectroscopy
242
Biological Physics
265
Medical Physics
467
Molecular Spectroscopy and Structure
492
Nonlinear Physics and Complexity
522
Nuclear Physics
544
Optics
568
Particle Accelerators and Storage Rings
597
Plasma Physics
625
Polymer Physics
656

Crystallography
306
Earth Ocean and Atmosphere Physics
349
Electricity and Magnetism
376
Elementary Particles
402
Fluid Dynamics
425
Mechanics
444
Quantum Theory
693
Solid State Physics
725
Surfaces and Films
756
Thermodynamics and Thermophysics
791
Practical Laboratory Data
817
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Lide, Former Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Bethesda, Maryland.

George L. Trigg, an internationally experienced and qualified senior editor in "Physics," lives in New Paltz/New York. For many years he was co-editor of the most renowned expert journal in "Physics," "Physical Review Letters," George L. Trigg also was the editor-in-chief of the "Encyclopedia of Applied Physics,

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