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Branches of Physics

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 There are two main branches of physics: pure physics and applied physics:
  • Pure Physics - It is the study of matter and energy and their relationships (properties) to each other.
  • Applied Physics - It is a combination of pure physics and engineering put to practical use.

Major Branches of Physics and their Subtopics

Classical Mechanics Electromagnetism Quantum Mechanics Relativity  (Relativistic) Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics
  • Electricity
  • Electrodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetism
  • Magnetostatics
  • Maxwell's Equations
  • Optics
  • Path Integral Formation
  • Scattering Theory
  • Schrodinger Equation
  • Quantum Field Theory
  • Quantum Statistics Mechanics
  • Einstein Field Equations
  • General Relativity
  • Special Relativity

  • Heat Engine
  • Kinetic Theory

Concepts of the Major Branches

Classical Mechanics Electromagnetism Quantum Mechanics Relativity Thermodynamics
  • Compacitance
  • Current
  • Electric Charge
  • Electric Field
  • Electric Permittivity
  • Electric Potential
  • Electrical Conductivity
  • Electrical Resistance
  • Electromagnetic Field
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Gaussian Surface
  • Magnetic Field
  • Magnetic Flux
  • Magnetic Monopole
  • Magnetic Permeability
  • Adiabalic Approximation
  • Black-body Radiation
  • Dirac Equasion
  • Free Particle
  • Hamiltonian
  • Heisenberg Uncertainly Principle
  • Hibert Space
  • Identical Particles
  • Matrix Mechanics
  • Observer Effect
  • Operators
  • Pauli Exclusion Principle
  • Planck's Constant
  • Quanta
  • Quantization
  • Quantum Entanglement
  • Quantum Harmonic Oscillator
  • Quantum Number
  • Quantum Tunneling
  • Schrodinger's Cat
  • Spin
  • Wave Function
  • Wave Mechanics
  • Wave-particle Duality
  • Zero-point Energy
  • Covariance
  • Einstein Manifold
  • Equivalence Principle
  • Four-momentum
  • Four-vector
  • General Principle of Relativity
  • Geodesic Motion
  • Gravity
  • Gravitoelectromagnetism
  • Inertial Frame of Reference
  • Invariance
  • Length Contraction
  • Lorentzian Manifold
  • Lorentz Transformation
  • Mass-energy Equivalence
  • Metric
  • Minkowski Diagram
  • Minkowski Space
  • Principle of Relativity
  • Proper Length
  • Proper Time
  • Reference Frame
  • Relativity of Simultaneity
  • Rest Energy
  • Rest Mass
  • Space Time
  • Special Principle of Relativity
  • Speed of Light
  • Stress-energy Tensor
  • Time Dilation
  • Twin Paradox
  • World Line
  • Boltzman's Constant
  • Conjugate Variables
  • Enthalpy
  • Entropy
  • Equation of State
  • Equipartition Theorem
  • Granular Material
  • Irreversible Process
  • Ising Model
  • Maxwell Relations
  • Mechanical Action
  • Partition Function
  • Pressure
  • Reversible Process
  • Spontaneous Process
  • State Function
  • Statistical Ensermble
  • Temperature
  • Thermodynamic Potential
  • Thermodynamic Processes
  • Thermodynamic State
  • Thermodynamic System
  • Work
  • Viscosity
  • Volume

Dimensionless numbers

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Nomenclature & Symbols for Engineering, Mathematics, and Scienceor 

Display #
Title
Acfm
Amount of Substance
Area Differential
Cracking
Cyclic Deflection
Degradation
Deionization
Differential
Dynamics
Elevation
Fresh Air
Gas Oil Ratio
Grade
Leakage
Material Hardness
Matter
Physical Properties
Physics
Piping Designer Flowchart (Old Site)
Plasma
Potable
Service Factor
Translucent
Turbidity