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The Resource Great experiments in physics

Great experiments in physics

Label
Great experiments in physics
Title
Great experiments in physics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The original accounts of twenty-four experiments that created modern physics, retaining the original illustrations where possible
Cataloging source
DLC
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1917-2002
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Shamos, Morris H.
Dewey number
530.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC7
LC item number
.S47
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Experiment
  • Physik
Label
Great experiments in physics
Instantiates
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
Introduction -- Accelerated motion / Galileo Galilei -- Boyle's law: pressure-volume relations in a gas / Robert Boyle -- The laws of motion / Isaac Newton -- The laws of electric and magnetic force / Charles Coulomb -- The law of gravitation / Henry Cavendish -- The interference of light / Thomas Young -- The diffraction of light / Augustin Fresnel -- Electromagnetism / Hans Christian Oersted -- Electromagnetic induction and laws of electrolysis / Michael Faraday -- Lenz's law / Heinrich Lenz -- The mechanical equivalent of heat / James Joule -- Electromagnetic waves / Heinrich Hertz -- X-rays / Wilhelm K. Roentgen -- Natural radioactivity / Henri Becquerel -- The electron / J.J. Thomson -- The photoelectric effect / Albert Einstein -- The elementary electric charge / Robert A. Millikan -- Induced transmutation / Ernest Rutherford -- The neutron / James Chadwick -- Appendix: 1. The electromagnetic field / James Clerk Maxwell -- 2. The quantum hypothesis / Max Planck -- 3. The theory of relativity / Albert Einstein -- 4. The hydrogen atom / Niels Bohr -- 5. The Compton effect / Arthur Compton
Control code
530596
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
370 pages
Lccn
59005751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)646999
Label
Great experiments in physics
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
Introduction -- Accelerated motion / Galileo Galilei -- Boyle's law: pressure-volume relations in a gas / Robert Boyle -- The laws of motion / Isaac Newton -- The laws of electric and magnetic force / Charles Coulomb -- The law of gravitation / Henry Cavendish -- The interference of light / Thomas Young -- The diffraction of light / Augustin Fresnel -- Electromagnetism / Hans Christian Oersted -- Electromagnetic induction and laws of electrolysis / Michael Faraday -- Lenz's law / Heinrich Lenz -- The mechanical equivalent of heat / James Joule -- Electromagnetic waves / Heinrich Hertz -- X-rays / Wilhelm K. Roentgen -- Natural radioactivity / Henri Becquerel -- The electron / J.J. Thomson -- The photoelectric effect / Albert Einstein -- The elementary electric charge / Robert A. Millikan -- Induced transmutation / Ernest Rutherford -- The neutron / James Chadwick -- Appendix: 1. The electromagnetic field / James Clerk Maxwell -- 2. The quantum hypothesis / Max Planck -- 3. The theory of relativity / Albert Einstein -- 4. The hydrogen atom / Niels Bohr -- 5. The Compton effect / Arthur Compton
Control code
530596
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
370 pages
Lccn
59005751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)646999

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