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Penguin Dictionary of Physics

Valerie Illingworth


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PUBLISHED: 6th August 2009
ISBN: 9780141036830
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Offers definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. Suitable for students, teachers, scientists, doctors, technicians and technologists, this title provides definitions of 4600 terms and concepts, with explanatory diagrams and an appendix of scientific tables.
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  • Paperback
    $30.88
PUBLISHED: 6th August 2009
ISBN: 9780141036830
ANNOTATION:
Offers definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. Suitable for students, teachers, scientists, doctors, technicians and technologists, this title provides definitions of 4600 terms and concepts, with explanatory diagrams and an appendix of scientific tables.

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Offers definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. Suitable for students, teachers, scientists, doctors, technicians and technologists, this title provides definitions of 4600 terms and concepts, with explanatory diagrams and an appendix of scientific tables.

Publisher Description

The Penguin Dictionary of Physics provides clear and concise definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. The ideal reference guide to this fast-evolving subject, it will prove invaluable to students and teachers, scientists and doctors, and technicians and technologists. The dictionary provides definitions of some 4,600 terms and concepts, with numerous explanatory diagrams and an appendix of scientific tables and symbols.

Author Biography

Valerie Illingworth worked in Reference book publishing before going freelance in 1976. She has edited many scientific books including the Dictionary of Computing and the Penguin Dictionary of Electronics. Dr Cullerne is currently teaching at Winchester.

Product Details

Author
Valerie Illingworth
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2009
Edition
4th
ISBN-10
0141036834
ISBN-13
9780141036830
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2009-08-06
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Pages
560
Illustrations
Illustrations
Short Title
PNGN DICT OF PHYSICS
Language
English
Residence
US
Subtitle
Fourth Edition