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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.

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Author(s)MCGRAW HILL
PublisherMcGraw Hill
ISBN9780070593817
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2004