Index of D. B. Larson's booksNext D.B.Larson's book

The Structure of the
Physical Universe

by Dewey B. Larson

The 1959 Preliminary Edition

The Unpublished Manuscript


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Preface
The Fundamental Postulates
Photons
Atoms
Basic Relations
Interatomic Distances
Atomic Bonds
Distances in Compounds
Complex Compounds
Compression in Solids
Valence
Organic Compounds
Ring Compounds
Heat
Thermal Expansion
The Melting Point
The Liquid State
Liquid Density
Critical Temperature
Liquid Compression
Liquid-Gas Transition
Surface Tension
The Vapor State
Vapor Volume
The Condensed Gas State
Sub-material Particles
Resistivity
Electric Current Properties

Electric Charges
Magnetism
Atom Building
Radioactive Decay
Energy Transformations
Radiation and Refraction
Stellar Evolution
The Galactic Cycle
The Cosmic Sector
Concluding Remarks
Summary Tables
Summary of Omitted Material


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Preface
Introduction
Fundamendal Laws and Postulates
Basic Relations
Chemical Elements
Inter-Atomic Forces
Chemical Compounds
Valence
Organic Compounds
Compression
Heat
Thermal Expansion
Temperature Relations
The Melting Point
The Liquid State
Liquid Density
Critical Temperature, Orthobaric Volume
Liquid Compression
Surface Tension
Viscosity
The Gaseous State
The Vapor State
Vapor Volume
Vapor Pressure
Gas Volume
High Temperature Gas Properties
Sub-material Particles
Electric Currents
Isotopes—Electric Charges
Magnetism
Energy Transformations
Radiation
Cosmology
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