The Classical Theory of Fields - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780750627689, 9780080503493

The Classical Theory of Fields

4th Edition

Volume 2

Authors: L D Landau E.M. Lifshitz
Paperback ISBN: 9780750627689
eBook ISBN: 9780080503493
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 402

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Description

The fourth edition contains seven new sections with chapters on General Relativity, Gravitational Waves and Relativistic Cosmology. The text has been thoroughly revised and additional problems inserted.

The Complete course of Theoretical Physics by Landau and Lifshitz, recognized as two of the world's outstanding physicists, is published in full by Butterworth-Heinemann. It comprises nine volumes, covering all branches of the subject; translations from the Russian are by leading scientists.

Readership

For final year undergraduates, postgraduates, and research workers in theoretical physics and physics.

Table of Contents

The principle of relativity; Relativistic mechanics; Electromagnetic fields; Electromagnetic waves; The propagation of light; The field of moving charges; Radiation of electromagnetic waves; Particle in a gravitational field; The gravitational field equation; The field of gravitational bodies; Gravitational waves; Relativistic cosmology; Index.

Details

No. of pages:
402
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1975
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080503493
Paperback ISBN:
9780750627689

About the Author

L D Landau

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Physical Problems, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences

E.M. Lifshitz

Reviews

'The clarity of style, the conciseness of treatment and the originality and variety of illustrative problems make this a book which can be highly recommended.' Proceedings of the Physical Society