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  • Gas Tables by S.M. Yahya

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    The subject of compressible flow or gas dynamics deals with the thermo-fluid dynamic problems of gases and vapours. It is now an important part of the undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. Fundamentals of Compressible Flow covers this subject in fourteen well organised chapters in a lucid style. A large mass of theoretical material and equations... more...

  • The Detonation Phenomenonby John H. S. Lee

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    This book introduces the detonation phenomenon for engineers with a background in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. more...

  • Panofsky on Physics, Politics, and Peaceby Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky; Jean Deken

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 79.99

    This volume contains an ?unsystematic account? of my past work; it is not intended to be an autobiography in the conventional meaning of the term. It is not even remotely a scholarly description of the momentous devel- ments in which I was able to participate; rather it is a recital of ?memorable? episodes, borrowing from the ?compulsory preface? of... more...

  • The Scientific Legacy of Beppo Occhialiniby Pietro Redondi; Giorgio Sironi; Pascuale Tucci; Guido Vegni

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 119.00

    The present volume is a collection of reviews, essays and personal reminiscences on Occhialini's scientific life and work. Through these recollections the reader will also gain a vivid impression of the pioneering days of elementary particle physics when new detection methods emerged, like the triggered cloud chamber and nuclear emulsions - two... more...

  • Fragmentation of Rings and Shellsby Dennis Grady

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 189.89

    For a brief period during the latter part of World War II, Nevill F. Mott led a theoretical group at Fort Halstead in the United Kingdom that tackled scientific issues related to pressing war-time concerns. Among later awards and honors, Mott was knighted and a recipient of the Nobel Prize. While at Fort Halstead, he undertook an effort to theoretically... more...

  • La correspondance entre Henri Poincaré et les physiciens, chimistes et ingénieursby Scott A. Walter; Etienne Bolmont; André Coret

    Birkhäuser Basel 2007; US$ 229.00

    L'intérêt que portait Henri Poincaré (1854-1912) à des questions d'ordre physique a été durable et profond; elle couvre presque toute sa carrière, et marque l'histoire de la physique tout au long du 20 ème siècle. Sa correspondance avec cinquante-et-un physiciens, quatre chimistes, et cinq ingénieurs commence dès 1879, lorsqu'il s'engage activement... more...

  • Die Weltlinie - Albert Einstein und die moderne Physikby Jukka Maalampi; Manfred Stern

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch ist eine unterhaltsame und formelfreie Darstellung der modernen Physik vom 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Das Leben Albert Einsteins und seine wissenschaftlichen Leistungen ziehen sich als roter Faden durch den Text. Der Autor erläutert zentrale Begriffe und Ergebnisse der modernen Physik in populärwissenschaftlicher Form aus der historischen... more...

  • Physicists on Wall Street and Other Essays on Science and Societyby Jeremy Bernstein

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 34.95

    Dipping into this diverse collection of essays is like rummaging around in the mind of a genius who has a potpourri of interests. The author has not only has rubbed elbows with some of the finest minds in world, he has worked with them and played with them. more...

  • TheCorrespondence of Michael Faradayby Frank A.J.L. James; Michael Faraday

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 175.00

    This volume includes 70% of previously unpublished letters of Michael Farday spanning half of the 1850s and most of 1860. Topics include Faraday's work on regelation, the transmission of light through gold and his appointment by Emperor Napoleon III to be a Commander of the Legion of Honour. more...

  • Albert Einstein: Gentle Geniusby Don Herweck

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Albert Einstein is probably the most influential scientist and greatest physicist of the twentieth century. He revolutionized our ideas about time and space, and he is best known for his theory of relativity and his equation E=mc2, which explains the relationship between energy and mass. By age 30, he was considered by many to be one of the world?s... more...