Continuum Physics

Continuum Physics

by Peter Hertel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642294990
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/15/2012
Series: Graduate Texts in Physics
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Peter Hertelstudied physics, mathematics and philosophy at the universities of Hamburg (Germany), Imperial College (London, UK) and Vienna (Austria) where he received his Ph.D. His scientific career led him to Heidelberg (Germany), CERN (Geneva, Switzerland), Vienna and Osnabrück (Germany) where he was appointed full professor. Although retired by now, he continues lecturing at the Applied Physics School of Nankai University (Tianjin, China). His research interests were elementary particles, statistical thermodynamics, theoretical optics and computational physics. For more than 40 years he has taught practically all subjects of theoretical physics and mathematics at different levels.

Table of Contents

Balance Equations.- Material Equations.- Linear Response Theory.- Examples.- Fields.- Glossary.

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