Physics in the Making: Essays on Developments in 20th Century Physics (North-Holland Personal Library)

4 valoración promedio
( 1 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780444880192: Physics in the Making: Essays on Developments in 20th Century Physics (North-Holland Personal Library)

H.B.G. Casimir's life, interests and works are intertwined with the important developments that have taken place in physics during this century. This book was compiled by his friends and admirers in honour of his 80th birthday and concentrates mainly on Casimir's achievements in the field of physics, though without ignoring the peripheral areas of the history and philosophy of physics in which he was greatly interested.

The book is divided into four parts. Part I describes Casimir's teachers, Ehrenfest, Bohr and Pauli, and will be of general interest due to the key role which these physicists played in modern developments. The articles do give new facts and provide new insights into the history of modern physics.

Part II consists of essays on recent developments in various areas of physics in which Casimir has taken an active interest, such as the modern concept of time, statistical foundations of electrodynamic theory and field theory.

The subjects covered in Part III have been selected because of Casimir's efforts in the industrial research area of physics. They cover past, present and future expectations in research.

Part IV contains an essay which discusses a philosophy of physics currently under discussion, which states that phenomenological laws prevail over fundamental ones for the purpose of experimental and technical physics. A second chapter in this final part gives a critical analysis of this philosophical view.

The book is concluded by an appendix discussing Casimir's activities as a lecturer, written by a former student.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,71
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Editorial: North Holland (1989)
ISBN 10: 0444880194 ISBN 13: 9780444880192
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción North Holland, 1989. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 388 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.88 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0444880194

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 86,51
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,71
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Editorial: North Holland (1989)
ISBN 10: 0444880194 ISBN 13: 9780444880192
Nuevos Paperback Primera edición Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción North Holland, 1989. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0444880194

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 103,85
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Editorial: North Holland (1989)
ISBN 10: 0444880194 ISBN 13: 9780444880192
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción North Holland, 1989. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110444880194

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 103,24
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío