Dictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Dictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics

1st Edition

Edited by Dipak K. Basu

CRC Press

360 pages

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Hardback: 9780849328893
pub: 2001-01-25
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Description

More than 3,000 terms with clear, working definitions, alternative meanings, and related references comprise this uniquely focused lexicon. Published in a convenient, paperback format, it covers chemical, energy, nuclear, plasma, condensed matter, and solid-state physics, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics, quantum optics, thermodynamics, and materials science.

Reviews

"Most of the 3,000 definitions are supported by equations, formulae, and diagrams. Entries are arranged alphabetically…Many definitions run a quarter to half a page…a useful reference source…Recommended."

-CHOICE, October 2001 Vol. 39 No. 2

"…a straightforward specialized dictionary of over 3,000 terms culled from recent sources such as textbooks and journal articles…Thirty-one contributors from highly regarded institutions in the US, Canada, and Japan…legitimate and authoritative…"

-E-STREAMS, Vol. 5, No. 4 - April 2002

Table of Contents

An alphabetic listing of terms and definitions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science