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Physics of the Earth's Space Environment: An Introduction
     

Physics of the Earth's Space Environment: An Introduction

by Gerd Pr?lss, Michael Keith Bird
 

Presents the experimental results while explaining the underlying physics on the basis of simple reasoning and agumentation.

Assumes only basic knowledge of of fundamental physics and mathematics as usually required for introductory college courses in science or engineering curricula.

Derives more specifics of selected topics as each phenomenon considered

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Presents the experimental results while explaining the underlying physics on the basis of simple reasoning and agumentation.

Assumes only basic knowledge of of fundamental physics and mathematics as usually required for introductory college courses in science or engineering curricula.

Derives more specifics of selected topics as each phenomenon considered ,epmasizing an intuitive over a rigorous mathematical approach.

Directed at a broad group of readers and students.

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"This book is aimed towards readers who are interested in space research. The prerequisite for a full and beneficial reading is a knowledge of fundamental physics and mathematics, a knowledge that is usually acquired in undergraduate studies in science or engineering. These reviewers believe that this book will be quite useful for a general physics teacher who wants to find new applications of fundamental physics. … The figures, illustrations and typesetting of the book are of good quality as usually with Springer … ." (Fernande Grandjean, Physicalia Magazine, Vol. 28 (1), 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642059797
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/10/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
513

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