Angular Momentum: An Illustrated Guide to Rotational Symmetries for Physical Systems, Volume 1

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Wiley, 1994 - Science - 461 pages
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Develops angular momentum theory in a pedagogically consistent way, starting from the geometrical concept of rotational invariance. Uses modern notation and terminology in an algebraic approach to derivations. Each chapter includes examples of applications of angular momentum theory to subjects of current interest and to demonstrate the connections between various scientific fields which are provided through rotations. Includes Mathematica and C language programs.

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William J. Thompson, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis, has written widely on French literature and culture. He recently served as volume editor of The Contemporary Novel in France (University Press of Florida, 1995).

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