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The Resource Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics, P.M. Harman, (electronic resource)

Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics, P.M. Harman, (electronic resource)

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Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics
Title
Energy, force, and matter
Title remainder
the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics
Statement of responsibility
P.M. Harman
Title variation
Energy, Force & Matter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By focusing on the conceptual issues faced by nineteenth century physicists, this book clarifies the status of field theory, the ether, and thermodynamics in the work of the period. A remarkably synthetic account of a difficult and fragmentary period in scientific development.--
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1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harman, P. M.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • Cambridge history of science
  • Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Force and energy
Label
Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics, P.M. Harman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511665394
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Publication
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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
Contents
Introduction: The conceptual structure of nineteenth-century physics -- The context of physical theory: energy, force and matter -- Energy physics and mechanical explanation -- Matter and force: ether and field theories -- Matter theory: problems of molecular physics -- Epilogue: the decline of the mechanical world view -- Bibliographic essay -- Sources of Quotations -- Index
Control code
CR9780511665394
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780521288125
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
(OCoLC)726826404
Label
Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics, P.M. Harman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511665394
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The conceptual structure of nineteenth-century physics -- The context of physical theory: energy, force and matter -- Energy physics and mechanical explanation -- Matter and force: ether and field theories -- Matter theory: problems of molecular physics -- Epilogue: the decline of the mechanical world view -- Bibliographic essay -- Sources of Quotations -- Index
Control code
CR9780511665394
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 182 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780521288125
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
(OCoLC)726826404

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