The Resource A dictionary of physics, editor, Richard Rennie

A dictionary of physics, editor, Richard Rennie

Label
A dictionary of physics
Title
A dictionary of physics
Statement of responsibility
editor, Richard Rennie
Title variation
Oxford dictionary of physics
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the most popular dictionary of physics available, and contains almost 4,000 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts. It also defines many terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry. With over 200 new entries and full revision of the existing text, A Dictionary of Physics is as essential a reference tool as before. The dictionary is generously illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables and it also contains biographies of important scientists. Recommended web links are also included to provide useful and relevant extra information, and are accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Physics companion web page. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics. This fully revised and updated A-Z is an ideal introduction to the subject for anyone with an interest in physics, and it remains an indispensable reference work for students of physics and physics-related subjects (either at school or at university), and professionals. --
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Source other than Library of Congress
Cataloging source
NLE
Dewey number
530.03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC5
LC item number
.C56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rennie, Richard
Series statement
Oxford quick reference
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Physics
Label
A dictionary of physics, editor, Richard Rennie
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
[v], 666 pages
Isbn
9780198714743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014954177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910102011
  • 560303
  • (OCoLC)ocn910102011
  • 560303
Label
A dictionary of physics, editor, Richard Rennie
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
[v], 666 pages
Isbn
9780198714743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014954177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910102011
  • 560303
  • (OCoLC)ocn910102011
  • 560303

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