Read e-book online ABC of Physics:A Very Brief Guide PDF

Translated from Russian via Vitaly Kisin

This little e-book concentrates at the foundations of recent physics (its “ABC's”) and its such a lot primary constants: c — the speed of sunshine and — the quantum of action.

First of all, the booklet is addressed to specialist physicists, yet so as to in achieving maximal focus and readability it makes use of the best (high tuition) arithmetic. for that reason many pages of the booklet should be helpful to school scholars and should attract a extra normal audience.

Contents:

  • The Fundamentals
  • Units
  • A minimal of Mathematics
  • Translational Motion
  • Rotation and Quantization
  • Particles as Corpuscles and Waves
  • More approximately Units
  • The Hydrogen Atom
  • Periodic desk of Chemical Elements
  • Substance
  • Quantum Electrodynamics — QED
  • Transition to Classical Theory
  • Gravitation
  • Other Galaxies
  • Big Bang
  • Quantum Gravidynamics — QGD
  • Intranuclear Forces
  • Particles in Cosmic Rays
  • Particles in Accelerators
  • Three Discrete Symmetries
  • Half a Century Later
  • On Quantum Chromodynamics
  • On the Electroweak Theory
  • Supersymmetry
  • Grand Unification
  • In the neighborhood of the Planck Mass
  • Concluding Remarks

Readership: College scholars and readers within the actual sciences.