Book:S.G. Starling/Physics/Second Edition

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S.G. Starling and A.J. Woodall: Physics (2nd Edition)

Published $1957$, Longmans, Green, and Co.


Subject Matter


Contents

Preface to the Second Edition (A.J. Woodall: September 1956)
GENERAL PHYSICS
1. Mathematical Notes
2. Harmonic Motion and Rotation
3. Gravitation
4. Elasticity
5. Friction -- Viscosity
6. Surface Tension


HEAT
7. The Measurement and Control of Temperature
8. Thermal Expansion
9. Calorimetry
10. Kinetic Theory
11. Elementary Thermodynamics
12. Properties of Vapours
13. Equations of State
14. Solutions
15. Conduction and Convection
16. Thermal Radiation
17. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
18. Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Theory


LIGHT
19. The Nature and Speed of Light
20. Photometry
21. Plane Surfaces and Prisms
22. Spherical Mirrors and Thin Lenses
23. Lens Systems and Thick Lenses
24. The Eye and Vision
25. Geometrical Optics of Optical Instruments
26. The Determination of Refractive Indices
27. The Measurement of Optical Constants
28. Interference of Light
29. Diffraction
30. Resolving Power
31. Polarisation and Double Refraction
32. Spectroscopy
33. The Electromagnetic Theory of Light


SOUND
34. The Nature and Speed of Sound
35. Wave Motion
36. Free and Forced Vibrations
37. Musical Scales and Instruments
38. Experimental and Applied Acoustics
39. The Comparison and Measurement of Frequencies


ELECTRICITY
40. Electrostatics
41. Magnetostatics
42. Electric Current
43. Electrolysis
44. Thermoelectricity
45. Electromagnetic Induction
46. Magnetisation of Materials
47. Alternating Currents
48. Electrical Units
49. Electromagnetic Waves
50. Gases, Electrons, etc.
51. X-Rays
52. Radioactivity
53. Atoms and Radiation