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Equations : Icons of Knowledge.

Author/Creator:
Bais, Sander.
Publication:
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2004.
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1 online resource (97 pages)
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Subjects:
Equations, Theory of.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Table of Contents
Introduction
The tautological toolkit
Rise and fall: The logistic equation
Mechanics and gravity: Newton's dynamical equations and universal law of gravity
The electromagnetic force: The Lorentz force law
A local conservation law: The continuity equation
Electrodynamics: The Maxwell equations
Electromagnetic waves: The wave equations
Solitary waves: The Korteweg-De Vries equation
Thermodynamics: The three laws of thermodynamics
Kinetic theory: The Boltzmann equation
Hydrodynamics: The Navier-Stokes equations
Special relativity: Relativistic kinematics
General relativity: The Einstein equations
Quantum mechanics: The Schrödinger equation
The relativistic electron: The Dirac equation
The strong force: Quantum chromodynamics
Electro-weak interactions: The Glashow-Weinberg-Salam model
String theory: The superstring action
Back to the future: A final perspective.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Bais, Sander Equations
ISBN:
9781423746263
9780674019676
OCLC:
630532038