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First principles of atomic physics / by Richard F. Humphreys and Robert Beringer.

Author/Creator:
Humphreys, Richard F. (Richard Franklin)
Publication:
New York : Harper, 1950.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Other Title:
Atomic physics
Atomic physics.
Subjects:
Physics.
Medical subjects:
Physics.
Contents:
pt. I: The dynamics of particles. The nature of physics
Some mathematics of physics
Particle dynamics
accelerated motion
Particle dynamics
mass and force
Particle dynamics
gravitation
Work and conservation of energy
Momentum and its conservation
Atomism and the laws of gases
Heat energy and the kinetic theory of gases
Periodic motions and waves
pt. II: The electrodynamics of particles. Electric charge
Electric field and potential difference
Electric currents
The magnetic field
Induced electromotive force
Thermionic emission and some electronics
pt. III: Atomic and nuclear phenomena. The identification of the electron
The discovery of isotopes
Light waves and the electromagnetic theory of light
Aspects of the theory of relativity
The birth and growth of the quantum theory
X rays
Bohr's quantum theory of the atom
The duality of waves and particles
Natural radioactivity
Induced transmutation and other nuclear processes
Nuclear forces and nuclear energy
Particle accelerators
Nuclear fission and nuclear energy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Beringer, Robert, joint author.
Other format:
Online version: Humphreys, Richard F. (Richard Franklin). First principles of atomic physics.
OCLC:
531040