xxxv, 888 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
QC61 .A45 2003
Rev. ed. of: A physicist's desk reference. c1989.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Symbols, units, and nomenclature Mathematical basics Acoustics Astronomy Astrophysics and cosmology Atomic and molecular collision processes Atomic spectroscopy Biological physics Crystallography Earth, ocean, and atmosphere physics Electricity and magnetism Elementary particles Fluid dynamics Mechanics Medical physics Molecular spectroscopy and structure Nonlinear physics and complexity Nuclear physics Optics Particle accelerators and storage rings Plasma physics Polymer physics Quantum theory Solid state physics Surfaces and films Thermodynamics and thermophysics Practical laboratory data.