Principles of Mechanics and Dynamics, Vol. 2

Principles of Mechanics and Dynamics, Vol. 2


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Principles of Mechanics and Dynamics, Vol. 2 by Sir William Thomson, Peter Guthrie Tait

This volume comprises works by two great physicists, whose contributions to thermodynamics and electromagnetism remain fundamental to classical physics. More than a survey of facts, these essays offer thorough and detailed explanations, with many examples, derivations, and topics not included in more recent studies. 168 diagrams. 1912 edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486495637
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 01/26/2004
Series: Phoenix Edition Series
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Division II.Abstract Dynamics
Chapter V.Introductory
Chapter VI.Statics of a Particle.--Attraction
Chapter VII.Statics of Solids and Fluids
Appendix C.Equations of Equilibrium of an Elastic Solid deduced from the Principle of Energy
Appendix D.On the Secular Cooling of the Earth
Appendix E.On the Age of the Sun's Heat
Appendix F.On the Size of Atoms
Appendix G.On Tidal Friction

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