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The Resource American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century, by Albert E. Moyer

American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century, by Albert E. Moyer

Label
American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century
Title
American physics in transition
Title remainder
a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
by Albert E. Moyer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moyer, Albert E.
Dewey number
530/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC9.U5
LC item number
M68 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History of modern physics, 1800-1950
Series volume
v. 3
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  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Physique
  • Natuurkunde
Label
American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century, by Albert E. Moyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 191-210
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Stallo and the state of physics. Stallo's critique -- Reactions of reviewers -- The lawyer's rebuttal -- Pt. 2. The range of atomo-mechanical outlooks. The orthodoxy of Mayer and Dolbear -- Trowbridge and Rowland : cautious mechanists -- Michelson and Hall : experimentation and education -- Messages from Europe -- Pt. 3. Qualifications, alternatives, and deviations. Newcomb's operational outlook -- Gibb's phenomenalistic leanings -- Langley and Nipher : skeptics -- A reappraisal of Stallo and his critics -- Pt. 3. Conceptual ferment and revolutionary expectations. Realignments with the old guard -- Retrenchment -- The St. Louis Congress : foreign delegates -- Americans at St. Louis -- Franklin's operational perspective -- Adams : from unity to multiplicity
Control code
8709438
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 218 pages
Isbn
9780938228066
Lccn
82050750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)671908
Label
American physics in transition : a history of conceptual change in the late nineteenth century, by Albert E. Moyer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 191-210
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Stallo and the state of physics. Stallo's critique -- Reactions of reviewers -- The lawyer's rebuttal -- Pt. 2. The range of atomo-mechanical outlooks. The orthodoxy of Mayer and Dolbear -- Trowbridge and Rowland : cautious mechanists -- Michelson and Hall : experimentation and education -- Messages from Europe -- Pt. 3. Qualifications, alternatives, and deviations. Newcomb's operational outlook -- Gibb's phenomenalistic leanings -- Langley and Nipher : skeptics -- A reappraisal of Stallo and his critics -- Pt. 3. Conceptual ferment and revolutionary expectations. Realignments with the old guard -- Retrenchment -- The St. Louis Congress : foreign delegates -- Americans at St. Louis -- Franklin's operational perspective -- Adams : from unity to multiplicity
Control code
8709438
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 218 pages
Isbn
9780938228066
Lccn
82050750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)671908

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