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The Resource Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics, Kip S. Thorne and Roger D. Blandford

Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics, Kip S. Thorne and Roger D. Blandford

Label
Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics
Title
Modern classical physics
Title remainder
optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics
Statement of responsibility
Kip S. Thorne and Roger D. Blandford
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
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Thorne, Kip S
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC21.3
LC item number
.T46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Blandford, Roger D.
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  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Optik
  • Plasmaphysik
  • Relativitätstheorie
  • Statistische Physik
  • Strömungsmechanik
  • Elastizitätstheorie
Label
Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics, Kip S. Thorne and Roger D. Blandford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Foundations. Newtonian physics : geometric viewpoint ; Special relativity : geometric viewpoint -- Part II. Statistical phpysics. Kinetic theory ; Statistical mechanics ; Statistical thermodynamics ; Random processes -- Part III. Optics. Geometric optics ; Diffraction ; Interference and coherence ; Nonlinear optics -- Part IV. Elasticity. Elastostatics ; Elastodynamics -- Part V. Fluid dynamics. Foundations of fluid dynamics ; Vorticity ; Turbulence ; Waves ; Compressible and supersonic flow ; Convection ; Magnetohydrodynamics -- Part VI. Plasma physics. The particle kinetics of plasma ; Waves in cold plasmas : two-fluid formalism ; Kinetic theory of warm plasmas ; Nonlinear dynamics of plasmas -- Part VII. General relativity. From special to general relativity ; Fundamental concepts of general relativity ; Relativistic stars and black holes ; Gravitational waves and experimental tests of general relativity ; Cosmology
Control code
900684172
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xl, 1,511 pages
Isbn
9780691159027
Lccn
2014028150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900684172
Label
Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics, Kip S. Thorne and Roger D. Blandford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Foundations. Newtonian physics : geometric viewpoint ; Special relativity : geometric viewpoint -- Part II. Statistical phpysics. Kinetic theory ; Statistical mechanics ; Statistical thermodynamics ; Random processes -- Part III. Optics. Geometric optics ; Diffraction ; Interference and coherence ; Nonlinear optics -- Part IV. Elasticity. Elastostatics ; Elastodynamics -- Part V. Fluid dynamics. Foundations of fluid dynamics ; Vorticity ; Turbulence ; Waves ; Compressible and supersonic flow ; Convection ; Magnetohydrodynamics -- Part VI. Plasma physics. The particle kinetics of plasma ; Waves in cold plasmas : two-fluid formalism ; Kinetic theory of warm plasmas ; Nonlinear dynamics of plasmas -- Part VII. General relativity. From special to general relativity ; Fundamental concepts of general relativity ; Relativistic stars and black holes ; Gravitational waves and experimental tests of general relativity ; Cosmology
Control code
900684172
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xl, 1,511 pages
Isbn
9780691159027
Lccn
2014028150
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900684172

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