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- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 11.99
A children?s instructional book on how to use readily available materials to turn the house into a science lab Physics teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with more than 50 great hands-on experiments that can be performed for just pennies, or less. Turn a plastic cup into a pinhole camera using waxed paper, a rubber band, and a thumbtack.... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 12.95
Who said that physics has to be dull? In this rip-roaring science puzzle adventure, Byrne and Cassidy put the reader in the driving seat. Is a truck containing a bird lighter when the bird is flying or on a perch? Why does the stream from a tap get increasingly thinner? Can you speed up light? Is time travel possible? Featuring a cast of odd-ball... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 10.99
In this international bestseller, Orzel explains the key theories of quantum physics, taking his dog Emmy?s anarchic behaviour as a starting point. Could she use quantum tunnelling to get through the neighbour?s fence? How about diffracting round a tree to chase squirrels? From quarks and gluons to Heisenberg?s uncertainty principle, this is a uniquely... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 12.99
Spanning the years from the 30s to the 80s, Rojak Rebel is an illuminating portrait of a passionate idealist. Through a crazy paving of anecdotes and essays, Gerald takes the reader into the flow of his variegated world. Whether it is an evocation of his childhood days in Katong or a recounting of his escapes from the Japanese and the Communists, his... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 16.00
Dive headfirst into the science behind sports----and come up a winner! * Have you ever wondered if there's a secret to stopping a soccer ball, why ice skates have metal blades, or how a boat can sail into the wind? * Would you like to learn to balance like a gymnast, how to improve your free-throw ability, or how to swim like a shark? * Are you... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 56.00
In easy-to-follow conversational language, this book reveals the mysteries of physics and tells about the physicists who made it possible, from the discovery of the laws of gravity by Isaac Newton and the construction of the first electric battery by Alessandro Volta, to the present century's development of solid-state electronics, nuclear arms and... more...
- Springer 2002; US$ 152.00
This text presents theoretical nonlinear acoustics in fluids with equal stress on physical foundations and mathematical methods. From first principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics a universal mathematical model (Kuznetsov's equation) of nonlinear acoustics is developed. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
It is often refreshing and surprisingly useful to research topics that you had previously overlooked. In this issue gas discharges come under the spotlight. We include papers that describe how gas discharges and plasmas may be analysed, and also a paper (refer to p. more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00
INTRODUCTION PENETRATING RADIATION. GENERAL INFORMATION Elementary Particles. Fundamental Laws of the Microscopic World Absorption of Penetrating Radiation in a Condensed Medium BASIC MECHANISMS OF SOUND GENERATION BY PENETRATING RADIATION IN CONDENSED MEDIA Mechanisms Connected with Heat Release Thermoradiation Generation of Sound Initiation of Microshock... more...