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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Contributions to Mechanics presents a biographical survey of Professor Markus Reiner's life. This book is a manifestation of affection and esteem to Professor Reiner, expressed by various authors who eagerly contributed original works in the field of mechanics. Organized into five parts encompassing 26 chapters, this book begins with a biographical... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 343.00
Leading research, perspectives, and analysis of dynamical systems and irreversibility Edited by Nobel Prize winner Ilya Prigogine and renowned authority Stuart A. Rice, the Advances in Chemical Physics series provides a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations in every area of the discipline. In a format that encourages the expression of individual... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 82.99
Introduction. 1. Preliminaries. 2. Aristotle: first airing of the absolute/relative problem. 3. Hellenistic astronomy: the foundation are laid. 4. The Middle Ages: first stirrings of the scientific revolution. 5. Copernicus: the flimsy arch. 6. Kepler: the dominion of the sun. 7. Galileo: the geometrization of motion. 8. Descartes and the new world.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00
A detailed description of perturbation theory for nonlinear continuous systems Focus on techniques which can be applied to problems ranging from near equilibrium dynamics to fully developed turbulence Provides a discussion of physical properties (e.g. critical ultrasonics) that are generally not covered in books more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
The need for speed is the motivating factor in this engaging book. Readers learn the history of travel from the very slow to the supersonic and beyond, including everything in between. They learn and discover the factors that influence motion for all types of vehicles: land, air, and water alike. They also learn different ways to measure speed and... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
As well as detailed theoretical discussion of how waves interact with sea-beds?a vital issue in coastal zone management?this book includes fully worked derivations, models, and applications that offer marine engineers an invaluable practical resource. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 259.00
Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics , Volume 3: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics , the third volume of eight from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on a wide... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95
The epic tale of an ancient, unsolved puzzle and how it relates to all scientific attempts to explain the basic structure of the universe At the dawn of science the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno formulated his paradox of motion, and amazingly, it is still on the cutting edge of all investigations into the fabric of reality. Zeno used logic to... more...