Time : from Earth rotation to atomic physics / by Dennis D. McCarthy and P. Kenneth Seidelmann.

Edition
  • 1 st
Published
  • Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ©2009
Physical description
1 online resource (xxii, 351 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
ISBN
  • 9783527627943
  • 3527627944
  • 9783527627950
  • 3527627952
  • 3527407804
  • 9783527407804
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Preface; Acronyms ; 1: Time: Pre-Twentieth Century ; 2: Solar Time ; 3: Ephemerides ; 4: Variable Earth Rotatio n; 5: Earth Rotation and Polar Motion ; 6: Ephemeris Time ; 7: Relativity and Time ; 8: Dynamical and Coordinate Time Scales ; 9: Clock Developments ; 10: Microwave Atomic Clocks ; 11: Optical Atomic Standards ; 12: Definition and Role of a Second ; 13: International Atomic Time (TAI) ; 14: Coordinated Universal Time ; 15: Time in the Solar System ; 16: Time and Frequency Transfer ; 17: Modern Earth Orientation ; 18: International Activities.
Related item
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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Birmingham City University: School of Jewellery 529.7 Mac TWO WEEK LOAN
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection QB213 .M33
University of Bristol Libraries: Physics Library 04.00 MAC 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: Science, Technology and Industry, St Pancras Reading Rooms (B) 529.7
British Library: Lending Collection m09/.35850
University of Cambridge Libraries: Institute of Astronomy Library: Main Library 21/McC
University of Cambridge Libraries: Moore Library: Main Library QB213 .M33 2009
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University of Edinburgh Libraries Online location
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Murray Library, King's Buildings (STANDARD LOAN) QB213 Macc.
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 5 Astronomy K300 2009-M
University of Liverpool Library: Harold Cohen Library, Ground Floor Rear (Book Zone 3) QB633.M12 3
University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 2 529.7
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) HB2.211.1.1471
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2011 MB 5907
University of Oxford Libraries: Radcliffe Science Library
Royal Astronomical Society Library: Royal Astronomical Society Library QB 209
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HL-322-679
UCL Library Services: UCL Science Library PHYSICS A 7 MCC

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