The Resource Elements of natural philosophy, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait

Elements of natural philosophy, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait

Label
Elements of natural philosophy
Title
Elements of natural philosophy
Statement of responsibility
William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1867, Sir William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) and Peter Guthrie Tate revolutionised physics with the publication of their Treatise on Natural Philosophy, in which they demonstrated the centrality of energy conservation to systems of dynamic movement. Popularly known as 'T&T' for its authors' initials, the Treatise became the standard textbook on natural philosophy, introducing generations of mathematicians to the 'new energy-based dynamics'. In Elements of Natural Philosophy (1873), they distil the portions of the Treatise not requiring higher calculus into a primer suitable for use in university courses. The first half covers the basic principles of kinematics and dynamics, including the motion of points, lines, and volumes, while the second half concerns questions of 'abstract dynamics', including particle attraction. The result of one of the most important collaborations in modern physics, this book remains a thorough introduction to the major principles of Thomson and Tait's larger work
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1824-1907
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Kelvin, William Thomson
Dewey number
531/.01515
Index
index present
LC call number
QA805
LC item number
.K29 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1831-1901
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Tait, Peter Guthrie
Series statement
Cambridge library collection. Physical Sciences
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Mechanics, Analytic
Label
Elements of natural philosophy, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511709708
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  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1873
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511709708
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511709708
Label
Elements of natural philosophy, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511709708
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1873
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511709708
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511709708

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