Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology - 18 Volume Set

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A massive revision of the distinctive Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, this Second Edition includes 155 new articles that fill three volumes—a total of 2400 additional pages.

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Overview

A massive revision of the distinctive Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, this Second Edition includes 155 new articles that fill three volumes—a total of 2400 additional pages.

Features:

  • Articles are arranged alphabetically for easy access
  • Each entry begins with a detailed table of contents, a glossary of terms, and a concise definition of the topic, followed by an in-depth presentation
  • Extensive cross-references
  • 10,000 illustrations and tables
  • 6,500 bibliographic entries
  • 8,700 glossary entries
  • Each article has passed a review by its author's peer group
  • 92% of the articles have been revised and updated
  • More than 85% of the original First Edition articles have been updated or nearly completely rewritten
  • 155 articles have been added
  • 630 articles have updated bibliographies
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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual
This encyclopedia will be a very useful and needed addition to the literature of the physical sciences and technology. The in-depth articles are written by experts and the topics selected represent the current view of the physical sciences in today's scientific world.
Booklist Reference Books Bulletin
From the Reviews of the First Edition:
Comprehensive, current, easy to use, and authoritative....The Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology has a definite place in academic and special libraries...It exceeds all of its goals of providing a scholarly encyclopedia covering the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. It is highly recommended for large public libraries with a science and technology division, academic libraries, and special libraries with an interest in science and engineering.
Chicago Tribune
An awesome work of scholarship...Now comes a landmark of specialized publishing, a massive magnum opus from one of the world's most distinguished spreaders of the scientific word...For more than forty years with its renowned books, journals, monographs, and benchtop reference guides, Academic Press has helped train two generations of scientists--and made them feel guilty if they didn't keep up with their fields. Academic's new encyclopedia wisely limits its ambitions to physical science and technology, then goes so deeply into these areas as to fill fifteen volumes...Designed for the working scientist, engineer and advanced student...its very presence is newsworthy and awesome, as is the list of its advisors and contributors...As with any honest encyclopedia, this one is straightforward, authoritative, and easy to use...The encyclopedia is destined for schools, public libraries and laboratories...The encyclopedia is billed as the first of its kind and clearly sets a strong pace for any imitators.
Internet Worldwide
Five years ago, the Chicago Tribune called the first edition of this set awesome. The second edition is even better...While there will always be a lag between the discoveries of scientists and researchers in the physical sciences and the dissemination of information on them, you can depend on seeing the first complete presentation in The Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology. College, research, and public libraries will benefit from the addition of this set, as will private and governmental laboratories.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780122269301
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 14080

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