ISBN 9780070593817,Dictionary Of Physics

Dictionary Of Physics



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9780070593817

ISBN-10 0070593817


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 496 Pages
Language (English)


Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you?re a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of physics or gain an understanding of its key ideas and concepts. Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators, and advanced students, The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Physics, Third Edition: Has been extensively revised, with 9,500 entries that fully define the language of physics Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations Provides pronunciations for all terms Covers such topics as atomic, nuclear, particle, plasma, and solid-state physics; and fluid, quantum statistical, and general mechanics; as well as acoustics, optics, relativity, spectroscopy, and thermodynamics Includes an appendix containing tables of useful data and information Is based on the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms ? for more than a quarter-of-a-century THE standard international reference Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Physics, Third Edition offers a standard of excellence unmatched by any similar publication.