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Particle Physics

An Introduction

(Essentials of Physics Series)

Robert Purdy, PhD
(University of Leeds)

ISBN: 9781683921424
Pub Date:  October 2017
Specs: 6 x 9   Paperback
Pages: 300
Price: $49.95


This book is designed as a brief introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the matter in our universe. Numerous examples, figures, and simple explanations enable general readers and physics students to understand complex concepts related to the universe. Selected topics include atoms, quarks, accelerators, detectors, colliders, string theory, and more.



Robert Purdy, PhD is a lecturer in Physics at the University of Leeds. He has taught modules in classical mechanics, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics, nuclear physics, particle physics, quantum field theory, and mathematics for physicists.