NEWNES ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCE PB

NEWNES ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCE PB

by J. O. Bird, John Bird
     
 

This new edition of the Newnes Engineering and Physical Science Pocket Book, contains much new and updated material, including data on auto, isolating, three-phase, current and voltage transformers, d.c. machines and induction motors, complex wave forms and field theory, ensuring that this volume has all the information the student, engineer, scientist or

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This new edition of the Newnes Engineering and Physical Science Pocket Book, contains much new and updated material, including data on auto, isolating, three-phase, current and voltage transformers, d.c. machines and induction motors, complex wave forms and field theory, ensuring that this volume has all the information the student, engineer, scientist or technician may need, at their fingertips.

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.

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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:
9780750628976
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
4.61(w) x 7.79(h) x 1.63(d)

Meet the Author

John Bird, the author of over 100 textbooks on engineering and mathematical subjects, is the former Head of Applied Electronics in the Faculty of Technology at Highbury College, Portsmouth, U.K. More recently, he has combined freelance lecturing at Portsmouth University, with technical writing and Chief Examiner responsibilities for City and Guilds Telecommunication Principles and Mathematics, and examining for the International Baccalaureate Organisation. John Bird is currently a Senior Training Provider at the Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering in the Defence College of Marine and Air Engineering at H.M.S. Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire, U.K. The school, which serves the Royal Navy, is one of Europe’s largest engineering training establishments.

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