Logo

Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics

Large book cover: Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics

Eight Lectures on Theoretical Physics
by

Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0486697304
Number of pages: 99

Description:
Landmark lectures (1909) by discoverer of quantum theory present revolutionary developments occasioned by application of quantum hypothesis to blackbody radiation. Also, how statistical mechanics transformed understanding of chemical physics; principle of least action, theory of relativity. Important for Planck's rethinking of his original discovery of quantum theory.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1MB, PDF)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1

Similar books

Book cover: Remodeling Reality: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and the Modern WorldviewRemodeling Reality: Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and the Modern Worldview
by - Bookboon
The book is focused on the conceptual aspects of modern physics and the personalities of physicists responsible for introducing these revolutionary ideas. It can be used as the primary text for a one-semester course aimed at Liberal Arts students.
(6427 views)
Book cover: Mathematics and Physical Science in Classical AntiquityMathematics and Physical Science in Classical Antiquity
by - Oxford University Press
The volume gives a general survey of the science of Classical Antiquity, laying however special stress on the mathematical and physical aspects. Topics: Ionian Natural Philosophy; Pythagoreans; Hippocrates; Mathematics in the Fifth Century; Plato ...
(7499 views)
Book cover: Elements of Early Modern PhysicsElements of Early Modern Physics
by - University of California Press
Part 1 is a very general and discursive survey of 17th century physics; Part 2 is a valuable comparison of the various institutional settings in which 17th and 18th century scientists worked; Part 3 is a history of electricity up to about 1800.
(12778 views)
Book cover: Memories of a Theoretical PhysicistMemories of a Theoretical Physicist
by - arXiv.org
The target audience is theoretical physicists, especially young ones, who may enjoy comparing my struggles with their own. It has too much physics for a nontechnical reader, and too little for a physicist, but there will be different things for each.
(5472 views)