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- Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33
Like its wildly popular predecessors Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities and Hoard of Mathematical Treasures, Professor Stewart's brand-new book is a miscellany of over 150 mathematical curios and conundrums, packed with trademark humour and numerous illustrations. In addition to the fascinating formulae and thrilling theorems familiar... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Martin Gardner has entertained the world with his puzzles for decades and inspired countless mathematicians and scientists. As he rounds out another decade, his colleagues are paying him tribute with this special collection that contains contributions from some of the most respected puzzlemasters, magicians and mathematicians, including: - John H.... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 6.13
With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between a rugby player taking a conversion and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions... more...
- Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Degradation is apparent in all things and is fundamental to both manufactured and natural objects. It is often described by the second law of thermodynamics, where entropy, a measure of disorder, tends to increase with time in a closed system. Things age! This concise reference work brings together experts and key players engaged in the physics of... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 11.55
Querdenken erwünscht! Heinrich Hemmes »Mathe-Jogger« lädt ein zum Knobeln und Kopfzerbrechen. Unterhaltsame mathematische Rätsel und Scherzaufgaben aus allen Bereichen der Mathematik, logische Probleme sowie optische Spielereien garantieren Spaß am Nachdenken und Tüfteln. Die Aufgaben sind unterschiedlich schwer und nach den drei Schwierigkeitsgraden... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 11.55
Das Buch ist eine Sammlung unterhaltsamer Denksportaufgaben mit ausführlichen Lösungen aus allen Bereichen der Mathematik. Geometrie, Topologie und Zahlentheorie gehören genauso zum Spektrum wie Logik, Kombinatorik und Algebra. Doch auch mathematische Scherze, optische Spielereien und logische Spitzfindigkeiten sind vertreten. Dennoch reichen zur Lösung... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
A compulsively readable look at the secret language of numbers- their role in nature, movies, science, and everything in between. What do Fight Club , wallpaper patterns, George Balanchine's Serenade , and Italian superstitions have in common? They're all included in the entry for the number 17 in this engaging book about numbers- detailing their... more...
New Approaches in Modeling Multiphase Flows and Dispersion in Turbulence, Fractal Methods and Synthetic TurbulenceSpringer 2011; US$ 159.00
This book contains a collection of the main contributions from the first five workshops held by Ercoftac Special Interest Group on Synthetic Turbulence Models (SIG42. It is intended as an illustration of the sig's activities and of the latest developments in the field. This volume investigates the use of Kinematic Simulation (KS) and other synthetic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball explores how paradoxical challenges involving mathematical expectation often necessitate a reexamination of basic premises. The author takes you through mathematical paradoxes associated with seemingly straightforward applications of mathematical expectation and shows how these... more...