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  • Physics and Our Worldby Kerson Huang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 88.00

    As the proceedings of a symposium in honor of Victor Weisskopf at MIT, this volume contains papers by leaders of physics at the time, including M Delbrück, M Gell-Mann, H Bethe, T D Lee, B R Mottelson, W K H Panofsky, E Purcell, J Schwinger, S M Ulam, and others. Some papers address problems in the philosophy of physics, and physics and society,... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Physikby Joanne Baker

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2013; US$ 19.99

    In diesem Band der "50 Schlüsselideen"-Reihe präsentiert Joanne Baker für ein breites Publikum die grundlegenden Konzepte der Physik. Sie führt ihre Leser in 50 Stationen durch die historischen Meilensteine in der Entwicklung der Disziplin, durch die bedeutsamen Theorien und die großen Fragen. Jedem Konzept sind zwei Doppelseiten gewidmet; zahlreiche... more...

  • Questioning the Universeby Ahren Sadoff

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 85.95

    WINNER 2009 CHOICE AWARD OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLE! The typical introduction to physics leaves readers with the impression that physics is about 30 different, unconnected topics such as motion, forces, gravity, electricity, light, heat, energy, and atoms. More often than not, these readers are left to conclude that physics is mostly about boring,... more...

  • Ideals and Realitiesby C. H. Lai

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 124.00

    The book is a collection of new materials on some representative non-technical writings of Professor Abdus Salam. The essays touch on many different themes, in particular the social and economic dimensions of science. Difficulties faced by scientists in developing countries and their solutions are also given some insightful analysis. Topic of particular... more...

  • Ray and Wave Chaos in Ocean Acousticsby Denis Makarov; Sergey Prants; Anatoly Virovlyansky; George Zaslavsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 190.00

    A systematic study of chaotic ray dynamics in underwater acoustic waveguides began in the mid-1990s when it was realized that this factor plays a crucial role in long-range sound propagation in the ocean. The phenomenon of ray chaos and its manifestation at a finite wavelength — wave chaos — have been investigated by combining methods... more...

  • The Wonders of Physicsby L. G. Aslamazov; A. A. Varlamov

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 73.00

    This book develops the best traditions of this kind of scientific literature. Written by working theoretical physicists who are at the same time dedicated popularizers of scientific knowledge, the book is clear and captivating in style. It brings to the reader the latest achievements of quantum solid-state physics; but on the way it shows how the laws... more...

  • Cambridge International AS and A Level Physicsby Mike Crundell; Geoff Goodwin; Chris Mee

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 45.50

    Clear coverage of the latest specification from an experienced author team of examiners and teachers, plus a free Student's CD-ROM. This new edition follows the syllabus exactly and is written in two parts, reflecting the AS and A Level section division of the syllabus. - Improves exam performance with annotated sample exam answers at three levels.... more...

  • Molecular and Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Biological Effects, Geo and Planetary Sciences, New Resources, Dynamic Pressures, High Pressure Safetyby B. Vodar; Ph. Marteau

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    High Pressure Science and Technology, Volume 2 contains the proceedings of the Association Internationale for Research and Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology's VIIth International Conference held in Le Creusot, France, from July 30 to August 3, 1979. The papers explore a wide range of topics relating to high pressure science and technology,... more...

  • Mechanics of Underwater Noiseby Donald Ross

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Mechanics of Underwater Noise elucidates the basic mechanisms by which noise is generated, transmitted by structures and radiated into the sea. Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with a description of noise, decibels and levels, significance of spectra, and passive sonar equation. Subsequent chapters discuss sound waves in liquids; acoustic... more...

  • Worked Problems in Heat, Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory for Physics Studentsby L. Pincherle; W. Ashhurst; L. L. Green

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Worked Problems in Heat, Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory for Physics Students is a complementary to textbooks in physics. This book is a collection of exercise problems that have been part of tutorial classes in heat and thermodynamics at the University of London. This collection of exercise problems, with answers that are fully worked out, deals... more...