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#### Waves in Nonlinear Pre-Stressed Materials

Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 169.00Papers in this book provide a state-of-the-art examination of waves in pre-stressed materials. You?ll gain new perspectives via a multi-disciplinary approach that interweaves key topics. These topics include the mathematical modeling of incremental material response (elastic and inelastic), an analysis of the governing differential equations, and... more...

#### Andrzej Mostowski and Foundational Studies

IOS Press 2008; US$ 130.00Andrzej Mostowski was one of the leading 20th century logicians. His legacy is examined in this volume of papers devoted both to his extraordinary scientific heritage and to the memory of him as a great researcher, teacher, organizer of science and human. Professor Mostowski pioneered and mastered many areas of mathematical logic. His contributions... more...

#### A Mathematical Pandora's Box

Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.12A Mathematical Pandora's Box has been written in response to the success of Brian Bolt's earlier mathematical puzzle books. Through his own experience, the author has discovered a worldwide interest in these and similar puzzles. Not only do they stimulate creative thinking but they can also open up new areas of mathematics to the reader. This book... more...

#### matetrentino

Springer Milan 2007; US$ 14.99Questo libro e la mostra che esso racconta nascono dal desiderio di comunicare quanto possa essere bella e interessante una disciplina come la matematica e di avvicinare ad essa il "visitatore" curioso. Sono qui raccolti i testi e le immagini delle quattro aree tematiche (topologia, massimi e minimi, visualizzazione e simmetria) sviluppate nella... more...

#### Foundations of the Numerical Analysis of Plasticity

Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00This monograph describes a theoretical foundation for analysing and developing approximate methods to solve dynamic and quasi-static plasticity problems. more...

#### Introduction to Nonlinear Dispersive Equations

Springer New York 2009; US$ 59.99This text is designed for graduate students. It covers the basics of the field before moving to advanced material and offers key tools in harmonic and Fourier analysis. Each chapter concludes with recent developments, open problems and exercises. more...

#### Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 8

Wiley 2009; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93The Advances in Chemical Physics series provides the chemical physics and physical chemistry fields with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Filled with cutting-edge research reported in a cohesive manner not found elsewhere in the literature, each volume of the Advances in Chemical Physics... more...

#### Impossible?

Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36In Nonplussed! , popular-math writer Julian Havil delighted readers with a mind-boggling array of implausible yet true mathematical paradoxes. Now Havil is back with Impossible? , another marvelous medley of the utterly confusing, profound, and unbelievable--and all of it mathematically irrefutable. Whenever Forty-second Street in New... more...

#### Nonlinear Wave Dynamics

World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 95.00In September 2006, research leaders in the field of coastal engineering, fluid mechanics, and wave theory met at Cornell University to celebrate the 60th birthday of Prof. Philip L-F Liu. This volume is a compilation of the research papers presented at the symposium, and includes both review and new research papers. Topics such as nonlinear wave theory,... more...

#### The Dawn of Fluid Dynamics

Wiley 2007; US$ 119.00 US$ 103.13This is the first publication to describe the evolution of fluid dynamics as a major field in modern science and engineering. It contains a description of the interaction between applied research and application, taking as its example the history of fluid mechanics in the 20th century. The focus lies on the work of Ludwig Prandtl, founder of the aerodynamic... more...