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#### How Long Is a Piece of String?

Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 6.58Why do weather forecasters get it wrong? What are the best tactics for playing"Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"and"The Weakest Link"? And what is the link between a tin of baked beans and a men's urinal? These and many other questions are answered in this book. It is for anyone wanting to remind themselves - or discover for the first time - that maths... more...

#### The Tiger That Isn't

Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98Mathematics scares and depresses most of us, but politicians, journalists and everyone in power use numbers all the time to bamboozle us. Most maths is really simple - as easy as 2+2 in fact. Better still it can be understood without any jargon, any formulas - and in fact not even many numbers. Most of it is commonsense, and by using a few really... more...

#### The Last Recreations

Springer New York 2007; US$ 21.95Martin Gardner's Mathematical Recreations columns in "Scientific American" virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation. In this, the final collection of these columns, covering the few years before his retirement from the magazine in 1986, he once again uses his famously lucid style to bring cutting- edge mathematical... more...

#### A Modern Perspective on Type Theory

Springer 2004; US$ 249.00Towards the end of the nineteenth century, Frege gave us the abstraction principles and the general notion of functions. Self-application of functions was at the heart of Russell's paradox. This led Russell to introduce type theory in order to avoid the paradox. Since, the twentieth century has seen an amazing number of theories concerned with types... more...

#### Computational Models for Turbulent Reacting Flows

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 104.00The current state of the art in computational models for turbulent reacting flows. more...

#### Closure Strategies for Turbulent and Transitional Flows

Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 159.00Coherent collection of lectures and state-of-the-art surveys on turbulence modelling by leading researchers. more...

#### Generalized Riemann Problems in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00This 2003 monograph presents the GRP algorithm and is accessible to researchers and graduate students alike. more...

#### Vorticity and Incompressible Flow

Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 72.00This book is a comprehensive introduction to the mathematical theory of vorticity and incompressible flow. more...

#### Fundamental Solutions in Elastodynamics

Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 52.00This 2006 work contains fundamental solutions for classical, canonical, elastodynamics problems using common format and notation. more...