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NEWNES ENGINEER & PHYSICAL SCIENCES POCK
     

NEWNES ENGINEER & PHYSICAL SCIENCES POCK

by J. O. Bird, P. J. Chivers
 

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Formulae, definitions and general information are presented logically and clearly, allowing the user to access specific data quickly and easily without having to wade through extraneous material. This handy reference book is relevant to a wide range of students and technicians at all levels. J O Bird is the author of many successful textbooks in the areas of

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Formulae, definitions and general information are presented logically and clearly, allowing the user to access specific data quickly and easily without having to wade through extraneous material. This handy reference book is relevant to a wide range of students and technicians at all levels. J O Bird is the author of many successful textbooks in the areas of engineering, mathematics and science. P J Chivers is the author of several textbooks on chemistry.<%TOC%> Standard quantity symbols and units Electrical Engineering Science
Basic d.c. circuit theory
d.c. circuit analysis
Electrolysis
Capacitors and capacitance
Electromagnetic induction and inductance
Alternating currents and voltages
Semiconductor diodes
d.c. transients
Single phase transformers
d.c. machines
a.c. motors
Induction motors
Filter circuits and measurement of strain
Electrical measuring instruments and measurements
Speed and velocity
Acceleration and force
Linear momentum and impulse
Waves
Interference and diffraction
Light rays
The effects of forces on materials
Hardness and impact tests
Centre of gravity and equilibrium
Simply supported beams
Work, energy and power.

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Contains many engineering and physical science formulae, definitions, and general information in a compact format (4.5x7.75"). Covers the areas of general engineering, mechanical engineering and physical science, and chemistry. Formulas are provided for ac and dc circuits, transistors, acceleration, momentum, light, torque, heat, ideal gas laws, fluids, chemical reaction rates, and energy of chemical reactions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750616836
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
3.54(w) x 7.48(h) x (d)

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