Time : from Earth rotation to atomic physics [E-Book] / Dennis D. McCarthy, P. Kenneth Seidelmann.
McCarthy, Dennis D., (author)
Seidelmann, P. Kenneth, (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
1 online resource (xvi, 386 pages)
englisch
9781107197282
9781108178365
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Table of Contents:
  • Time-pre 20th century
  • Solar time
  • Ephemerides
  • Variable earth rotation
  • Earth orientation
  • Ephemeris time
  • Relativity and time
  • Time and cosmology
  • Dynamical and coordinate time scales
  • Clock developments
  • Microwave atomic clocks
  • Optical atomic standards
  • Definition and role of a second
  • International atomic time (TAI)
  • Coordinated universal time (UTC)
  • Time in the solar system
  • Time and frequency transfer
  • Modern earth orientation
  • International activities
  • Time applications
  • Future of time keeping.