Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frank Close

Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frank Close year 2015
  • Book name: Nuclear Physics: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Frank Close
  • Release date: 2015/3/28
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780198718635
  • Rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Votes: 408
  • Review by: Briana Cole
  • Review rating: 8.42 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/2
  • Total pages: 136
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Nuclear physics began long before the identification of fundamental particles, with J. J. Thomson's discovery of the electron at the end of the 19th century, which implied the existence of a positive charge in the atom to make it neutral. In this Very Short Introduction Frank Close gives an account of how this area of physics has progressed, including the recognition of how heavy nuclei are built up in the cores of stars and in supernovae, the identificationof quarks and gluons, and the development of quantum chromodynamics (QCD). Exploring key concepts such as the stability of different configurations of protons and neutrons in nuclei, Frank Close shows how nuclear physics brings the physics of the stars to Earth and provides us with important applications,particularly in medicine.ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H50M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Nuclear Structure Physics, Physics Books, Popular Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 113x174x8mm
  • Weight: 110g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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