Problems in General Physics by I E Irodov PDF

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This book of problems is intended as a textbook for students at higher educational institutions studying advanced course in physics. Besides, because of the great number of simple problems it may be used by students studying a general course in physics. The book contains about 1900 problems with hints for solving the most complicated ones. For students’ convenience each chapter opens with a time-saving summary of the principal formulas for the relevant area of physics.

Problems in General Physics

As a rule the formulas are given without detailed explanations since a student, starting solving a problem, is assumed to know the meaning of the quantities appearing in the formulas. Explanatory notes are only given in those cases when misunderstanding may arise. All the formulas in the text and answers are in SI system, except in Part Six, where the Gaussian system is used. Quantitative data and answers are presented in accordance with the rules of approximation and numerical accuracy.

The main physical constants and tables are summarised at the end of the book. The Periodic System of Elements is printed at the front end sheet and the Table of Elementary Particles at the back sheet of the book. In the present edition, some misprints are corrected, and a number of problems are substituted by new ones, or the quantitative data in them are changed or refined (1.273, 1.361, 2.189, 3.249, 3.97, 4.194 and 5.78).

Irodov – Problems in General Physics.

The book is intended for college undergraduates majoring in physics. It contains about 2000 problems covering the major areas of physical science: mechanics, thermodynamics, molecular physics, electrodynamics, oscillations and waves, optics, atomic and nuclear physics. Each section is preceded by a short summary of appropriate formulas whose total number exceeds 300. The answers to all problems are given at the end of the volume.

The most difficult problems are provided with explanations. Moreover, the author presents some general hints helping the undergraduate to tackle the physical problems. Problems in General Physics is an excellent book which may serve as a valuable supplement to any college course on the subject.

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