Penguin Dictionary of Physics

Author(s): Valerie Illingworth

Science Dictionaries

"The Penguin Dictionary of Physics" provides clear and concise definitions for every area of physics - from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. The ideal reference guide to this fast-evolving subject, it will prove invaluable to students and teachers, scientists and doctors, and technicians and technologists. The dictionary provides definitions of some 4,600 terms and concepts, with numerous explanatory diagrams and an appendix of scientific tables and symbols.


Product Information

Valerie Illingworth worked in Reference book publishing before going freelance in 1976. She has edited many scientific books including the Dictionary of Computing and the Penguin Dictionary of Electronics. Dr Cullerne is currently teaching at Winchester.

General Fields

  • : 9780141036830
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : 0.386
  • : August 2009
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Valerie Illingworth
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : 530.03
  • : 512
  • : Physics; Reference works