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# Basic concepts in relativity and early quantum theory (2nd edition)

## Author: RESNICK

Language: AnglaisApproximative price 70.62 €

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Publication date: 12-1991

342 p. · 25.5x21.5 cm

342 p. · 25.5x21.5 cm

## Contents

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**1. The Experimental Background of the Theory of Special Relativity.**

**2. Relativistic Kinematics.**

**3. Relativistic Dynamics.**

**4. The Quantization of Energy.**

**5. The Particle Nature of Radiation.**

**6. The Wave Nature of Matter and the Uncertainty Principle.**

**7. Early Quantum Theory of the Atom.**

**Supplementary Topic A. The Geometric Representation of Spacetime.**

**Supplementary Topic B. The Twin Paradox.**

**Supplementary Topic C. The Principle of Equivalence and the General Theory of Relativity.**

**Supplementary Topic D. The Radiancy and the Energy Density.**

**Supplementary Topic E. Einstein's Derivation of Planck's Radiation Law.**

**Supplementary Topic F. Debye's Theory of the Heat Capacity of Solids.**

**Supplementary Topic G. Phase Speed and Group Speed.**

**Supplementary Topic H. Rutherford Scattering.**

**Answers to Problems.**

**Appendices.**

**Index.**

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