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Physics of the Atom

Physics of the Atom - 4th edition

Physics of the Atom - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780201088786

ISBN10: 0201088789

Physics of the Atom by M. Russell Wehr - ISBN 9780201088786
Edition: 4TH 84
Copyright: 1984
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 1984
International: No
Physics of the Atom by M. Russell Wehr - ISBN 9780201088786

ISBN13: 9780201088786

ISBN10: 0201088789

Edition: 4TH 84

Summary

The fourth edition of Physics of the Atom is designed to meet the modern need for a better understanding of the atomic age. It is an introduction suitable for students with a background in university physics and mathematical competence at the level of calculus. This book is designed to be an extension of the introductory university physics course into the realm of atomic physics. It should give students a proficiency in this field comparable to their proficiency in mechanics, heat, sound, light, and electricity.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 The Atomic View of Matter

2 The Atomic View of Electricity

3 The Atomic View of Radiation

4 The Atomic Models of Rutherford and Bohr

5 Relativity

6 X-rays

7 Waves and Particles

8 Quantum Mechanics

9 The Atomic View of Solids

10 Natural Radioactivity

11 Nuclear Reactions and Artificial Radioactivity

12 Nuclear Energy

13 High-energy Physics

Appendices
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index

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