Physics: an Elementary Text-Book for University Classes

    Article metrics

    Abstract

    IN taking up such a book as that of Dr. Knott's, one cannot help feeling that the attempt to treat such a subject as physics within the limits of a book of between three and four hundred pages, must be attended with extreme difficulty. When, on further perusal, we notice that this work contains references to such subjects as contours, determination of the mean density of the earth, the theory of the formation of mirages both erect and in verted—to mention only a few of those matters which the elementary text-book usually leaves out of consider ation-we are struck with amazement.

    Physics: an Elementary Text-Book for University Classes.

    By Dr. C. G. Knott. Pp. vi + 351. (London: Chambers, 1897.)

    Access optionsAccess options

    Rent or Buy article

    Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

    from$8.99

    All prices are NET prices.

    Rights and permissions

    Reprints and Permissions

    About this article

    Comments

    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.