The Penguin Dictionary of Physics provides clear and concise definitions for every area of physics from optics and acoustics to mechanics and electronics, via quantum theory and relativity. The ideal reference guide to this fast-evolving subject, it will prove invaluable to students and teachers, scientists and doctors, as well as technicians and technologists.
Valerie Illingworth worked in Reference book publishing before going freelance in 1976. She has edited many scientific books including the DICTIONARY OF COMPUTING and THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF ELECTRONICS. Dr Cullerne is currently teaching at Winchester.