Discipline: Natural Sciences

Topic: Physics


Fundamentals of Physics II

Yoram Kirsh

A continuation of Fundamentals of Physics I, this 4-volume series covers magnetism and alternate currents; waves; light and optics; atoms and molecules; modern physics: relativity, quantum mechanics, atomic structure; nuclear physics and fundamental particles and the theory of relativity.


Volume 1: Magnetism; Waves (1998, 252 pp., cat. # 20114-1)

Volume 2: Light and optics; Atoms and molecules (1998, 176 pp., cat. # 20114-2)

Volume 3: Modern physics: relativity, quantum mechanics, structure of the atom; Nuclear physics and elementary particles (1998, 192 pp., cat. # 20114-3)

Volume 4: Relativity (1999, 136 pp., cat. # 20114-4)


Professor Yoram Kirsh, of the Department of Natural Sciences at the Open University of Israel, is co-author of The Particle Hunters (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1983), which explores in detail and in non-technical style the full history of particle physics.

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