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Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics

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Publisher Comments:

Prize-winning exposition of the historical development of the concept of mass rigorously, concisely, and provocatively analyzes such topics as the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the conceptualization of inertial mass, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, the concept of mass in quantum mechanics and field theory, and much more. "Graduate students in physics should find this book a unique introduction to a very vexing problem in their chosen field." — American Scientist.

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Rigorous, concise, and provocative monograph analyzes the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, and much more. 1964 edition.

Synopsis:

Prize-winning exposition of the historical development of the concept of mass analyzes such topics as the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, conceptualization of inertial mass, modern concept of mass, mass and energy, concept of mass in quantum mechanics and field theory, and much more. 1964 edition.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

1 "THE ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD "MASS"

2 DID ANCIENT THOUGHT HAVE A CONCEPT OF MASS?

3 THE NEOPLATONIC CONCEPT OF INERTIA

4 "QUANTITAS MATERIAE" IN MEDIEVAL THOUGHT"

5 THE CONCEPTUALIZATION OF INERTIAL MASS

6 THE SYSTEMATIZATION OF MASS

7 PHILOSOPHICAL MODIFICATIONS OF THE NEWTONIAN CONCEPT

8 THE MODERN CONCEPT OF MASS

9 THE CONCEPT OF MASS IN AXIOMATIZED MECHANICS

10 THE GRAVITATIONAL CONCEPT OF MASS

11 THE ELECTROMAGNETIC CONCEPT OF MASS

12 THE RELATIVISTIC CONCEPT OF MASS

13 MASS AND ENERGY

14 THE CONCEPT OF MASS IN QUANTUM MECHANICS AND IN FIELD THEORY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486299983
Author:
Jammer, Max
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
ammer, Max
Author:
J
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
History
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
Mass (physics)
Subject:
Mechanics - General
Subject:
General Science
Subject:
Physics-General
Subject:
Molecular Physics
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
242
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.63 lb

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Rigorous, concise, and provocative monograph analyzes the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, the modern concept of mass, mass and energy, and much more. 1964 edition.
"Synopsis" by ,
Prize-winning exposition of the historical development of the concept of mass analyzes such topics as the ancient concept of mass, the neoplatonic concept of inertia, conceptualization of inertial mass, modern concept of mass, mass and energy, concept of mass in quantum mechanics and field theory, and much more. 1964 edition.
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