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Table Of Contents

0 IOPPublishing Ltd 1997
1.1 What is Physics?
1.2 The Nature of Understanding
1.3 The Problem of Complexity
1.4 Conceptual Models in Physical Theory
1.5 Human Experience of the Physical World
1.6 Moving Forward
2.1 Motion and Forces
2.2 Force, Mass and Acceleration
2.3 Momentum and Angular Momentum
2.4 Work and Energy
2.5 Oscillating Systems
2.6 Wave Motion
2.7 Moving Forward
3.1 Atoms and Molecules
3.2 The Particulate Nature of Gases, liquids and Solids
3.3 Internal Energy, Heat and Temperature
3.4 The Second law of Thermodynamics
3.5 Solids and their Behaviour
3.6 liquids and their Behaviour
3.7 Gases and their Behaviour
3.8 Moving Forward
4.1 Electric and Magnetic Forces
4.2 Electric Potential and Electric Current
4.3 Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
4.4 Electromagnetic Radiation
4.5 The Reflection and Refraction of light
4.6 The Interference and Diffraction of light
5.1 Atomic Constituents-Electrons and Nuclei
5.2 The Rise of Quantum Mechanics
5.3 Waves and Particles
5.4 Using Quantum Mechanics
5.5 Atomic Structure
5.6 Atomic Radiation
5.7 Moving Forward
6.1 The Origins of the Interatomic Force
6.2 Conductors and Insulators
6.3 Semiconductors
6.4 Superconductivity
6.5 Magnetism in Solids
6.6 Superfluidity
6.7 Moving Forward
7.1 What is Relativity?
7.2 Simultaneity
7.3 Time Dilation
7.4 length Contraction
7.5 Mass and Energy
7.6 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
7.7 General Relativity
7.8 Moving Forward
8.1 Nuclear Constituents
8.2 General Properties of Nuclei
8.3 The Nuclear Force
8.4 Nuclear Models
8.6 Radioactivity
8.7 Nuclear Physics-a Few Remarks
8.8 Moving Forward
9.1 The Classification of Elementary Particles
9.2 Intrinsic Particle Properties and Conservation laws
9.3 Understanding the Nature of Hadrons
9.4 The Weak Interaction
9.5 The Electroweak Interaction and Unification
9.6 Moving Forward
10.1 An Outline of the ‘Visible’ Universe
10.2 Electromagnetic Radiation in the Universe
10.3 The Expanding Universe and the Big Bang
10.4 The Early Stages of the Universe and the Formation of Stars
10.5 The lives of Stars
10.7 Moving Forward
11.1 Gathering the Threads Together
11.2 Theories of Everything
11.3 The Anthropic Principle
11.4 Reductionism, Complexity, Determinism and Chaos
11.5 Advancing Physics and Technology
11.6 What about Physicists?
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Physics of Particles Matter and the Universe

Physics of Particles Matter and the Universe

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