Six Ideas That Shaped Physics 2nd edition


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  • C: Conservation Laws , Constraing Laws (14)
  • E: Electric and Magnetic Files Are Unified
  • N: The Laws of Physics are Universal (52)
  • Q: Particles Behave Like Waves (31)
  • R: The Laws of Physics are Frame-Independent (33)
  • T: Some Processes are Irreversible

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C - Conservation Laws Constrain Interactions
N - The Laws of Physics are Universal
Q - Particles Behave Like Waves
R - The Laws of Physics are Frame Independent


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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter C: Conservation Laws , Constraing Laws
C 14 C1B5 C1T3 C2B5 C2T10 C3B2 C3T2 C4B5 C4T2 C5B8 C5T2 C6B6 C6T4 C7B3 C7T4
Chapter N: The Laws of Physics are Universal
N 52 N10B06 N10B07 N10T05 N10T08 N11B01 N11B07 N11T01 N11T09 N12B03 N12B04 N12B07 N12T01 N13B04 N13B05 N13B07 N13T01 N1B2 N1B3 N1T5 N1T6 N2B1 N2B10 N2B3 N2B5 N3T02 N3T03 N3T09 N3T10 N4B03 N4B08 N4T01 N4T03 N5B02 N5B03 N5B04 N5T01 N6B02 N6B03 N6B06 N6T04 N7B01 N7B03 N7B04 N7T08 N8B04 N8T01 N8T05 N8T07 N9B06 N9B07 N9B08 N9T07
Chapter Q: Particles Behave Like Waves
Q 31 Q1B1 Q1B7 Q1S2 Q1S8 Q2B13 Q2B5 Q2S2 Q2S8 Q3B3 Q3B4 Q3S4 Q4B3 Q4B6 Q4S4 Q5B10 Q5B4 Q5B6 Q5B7 Q5S2 Q5S3 Q6B1 Q6B3 Q6B4 Q6B6 Q6S4 Q7B2 Q7B5 Q7S7 Q8B1 Q8B6 Q8B7
Chapter R: The Laws of Physics are Frame-Independent
R 33 R1B1 R1B3 R1B4 R1S5 R2B1 R2B2 R2B3 R2B6 R2S2 R3B1 R3B3 R3B4 R3B5 R3S3 R4B1 R4B2 R4B3 R4B4 R4B5 R4B6 R4S3 R5B2 R5B4 R5B7 R6B1 R6B4 R6B5 R7B1 R7B3 R7B7 R8B1 R8B2 R8B6
Total 130