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Foundations of modern physical science, by Gerald Holton and Duane H.D. Roller

Label
Foundations of modern physical science
Title
Foundations of modern physical science
Statement of responsibility
by Gerald Holton and Duane H.D. Roller
Title variation
Physical science
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Holton, Gerald James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC23
LC item number
.H757
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1920-1994
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Roller, Duane H. D.
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  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physique
  • Physique
  • Physics
  • Natuurkunde
  • Physique
  • Physique - Histoire
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Foundations of modern physical science, by Gerald Holton and Duane H.D. Roller
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The study of motion. Speed and acceleration -- Galileo and the kinematics of free fall -- Projectile motion -- pt. II. The study of forces. Newton's laws of motion -- Uniform circular motion -- pt. III. The study of planetary systems. The astronomy of ancient Greece -- The heliocentric theory of Copernicus -- On the nature of scientific theory -- Kepler's laws -- Galileo's contribution to astronomy -- The theory of universal gravitation -- Some consequences of Newton's work -- pt. IV. On structure and method in physical science. On the nature of concepts -- On the duality and growth of science -- On scientific discovery -- pt. V. The conservation principles. The principle of conservation of mass -- The principle of conservation of momentum -- The principle of conservation of energy in mechanics -- Heat phenomena and the caloric theory -- Extension of the principle of conservation of energy -- pt. VI. Origins of the atomic theory in physics and chemistry. Gases and the structure of matter -- Dalton's atomic theory of chemistry -- The rise of modern chemistry -- The periodic system of the elements -- The kinetic theory of matter and heat -- pt. VII. Theories of fields in electricity and magnetism. The quantification of electrical science -- Further developments in electrostatics -- Electrochemistry and electromagnetism -- The electromagnetic theory of light -- pt. VIII. The quantum physics of light and matter. Some optical principles -- Continuous spectra. Birth of the quantum theory -- The photoelectric effect. Einstein's photon theory -- Spectra of gases -- The atomic model of Rutherford and Bohr -- Further successes of Bohr's theory of atomic structure -- pt. IX. The nucleus. Radioactivity -- Isotopes -- Nuclear structure and nuclear energy -- Further developments of nuclear physics
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 782 pages
Lccn
58005057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00517588
  • (OCoLC)ocm00517588
Label
Foundations of modern physical science, by Gerald Holton and Duane H.D. Roller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The study of motion. Speed and acceleration -- Galileo and the kinematics of free fall -- Projectile motion -- pt. II. The study of forces. Newton's laws of motion -- Uniform circular motion -- pt. III. The study of planetary systems. The astronomy of ancient Greece -- The heliocentric theory of Copernicus -- On the nature of scientific theory -- Kepler's laws -- Galileo's contribution to astronomy -- The theory of universal gravitation -- Some consequences of Newton's work -- pt. IV. On structure and method in physical science. On the nature of concepts -- On the duality and growth of science -- On scientific discovery -- pt. V. The conservation principles. The principle of conservation of mass -- The principle of conservation of momentum -- The principle of conservation of energy in mechanics -- Heat phenomena and the caloric theory -- Extension of the principle of conservation of energy -- pt. VI. Origins of the atomic theory in physics and chemistry. Gases and the structure of matter -- Dalton's atomic theory of chemistry -- The rise of modern chemistry -- The periodic system of the elements -- The kinetic theory of matter and heat -- pt. VII. Theories of fields in electricity and magnetism. The quantification of electrical science -- Further developments in electrostatics -- Electrochemistry and electromagnetism -- The electromagnetic theory of light -- pt. VIII. The quantum physics of light and matter. Some optical principles -- Continuous spectra. Birth of the quantum theory -- The photoelectric effect. Einstein's photon theory -- Spectra of gases -- The atomic model of Rutherford and Bohr -- Further successes of Bohr's theory of atomic structure -- pt. IX. The nucleus. Radioactivity -- Isotopes -- Nuclear structure and nuclear energy -- Further developments of nuclear physics
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 782 pages
Lccn
58005057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00517588
  • (OCoLC)ocm00517588

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