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  • Hydrodynamic Fluctuations in Fluids and Fluid Mixturesby Jose M. Ortiz de Zarate; Jan V. Sengers

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 99.95

    This book deals with density, temperature, velocity and concentration fluctuations in fluids and fluid mixtures. The book first reviews thermal fluctuations in equilibrium fluids on the basis of fluctuating hydrodynamics. It then shows how the method of fluctuating hydrodynamics can be extended to deal with hydrodynamic fluctuations when the system... more...

  • Albert Einsteinby Jeremy Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Albert Einstein did not impress his first teachers. They found him a dreamy child without an especially promising future. But some time in his early years he developed what he called "wonder" about the world. Later in life, he remembered two instances from his childhood--his fascination at age five with a compass and his introduction to the lucidity... more...

  • The World of Andrei Sakharovby Gennady E. Gorelik

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    How did Andrei Sakharov, a theoretical physicist and the acknowledged father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb, become a human rights activist and the first Russian to win the Nobel Peace Prize? This study of Andrei Sakharov as a scientist as well as a public figure aims to examine the real context of Sakharov's life. more...

  • Wave Scattering By Small Bodies Of Arbitrary Shapesby Alexander G Ramm

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 156.00

    This book presents analytical formulas which allow one to calculate the S-matrix for the acoustic and electromagnetic wave scattering by small bodies or arbitrary shapes with arbitrary accuracy. Equations for the self-consistent field in media consisting of many small bodies are derived. Applications of these results to ultrasound mammography and electrical... more...

  • Rarefield Gas Dynamicsby Ching Shen

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 269.00

    This book elucidates the methods of molecular gas dynamics or rarefied gas dynamics which treat the problems of gas flows when the discrete molecular effects of the gas prevail under the circumstances of low density, the emphasis being on the basis of the methods, the direct simulation Monte Carlo method applied to the simulation of non-equilibrium... more...

  • Macroscopic Transport Equations for Rarefied Gas Flowsby Henning Struchtrup

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 99.00

    The well known transport laws of Navier-Stokes and Fourier fail for the simulation of processes on lengthscales in the order of the mean free path of a particle that is when the Knudsen number is not small enough. Thus, the proper simulation of flows in rarefied gases requires a more detailed description. This book discusses classical and modern methods... more...

  • Introduction to Wave Scattering, Localization and Mesoscopic Phenomenaby P. Sheng

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 289.00

    Waves represent an important topic of study in physics, mathematics, and engineering. This volume is a resource book for those interested in understanding the physics underlying nanotechnology and mesoscopic phenomena. It aims to bridge the gap between the textbooks and research frontiers in wave related topics. more...

  • A Physicist Remembersby Richard J Weiss

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 96.00

    A Physicist Remembers traces the effort to measure electron charge, spin, and momentum density on atoms and solids and to compare experiment with theory. Since the complexity of electron arrangements leads to subtle property changes in atoms, molecules and solids, theory and experiment have generally differed by about 1%. The Sagamore conferences have... more...

  • Faust in Copenhagenby Gino Segre

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    A physicist himself, Gino Segrè writes about what scientists do?and why they do it?with intimacy, clarity, and passion. In Faust in Copenhagen , he evokes the fleeting, magical moment when physics?and the world?was about to lose its innocence forever. Known by physicists as the miracle year, 1932 saw the discovery of the neutron and antimatter, as... more...

  • Hydro-Umformung (VDI-Buch) (German Edition)by Reimund Neugebauer

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    Das Buch widmet sich der Hydro-Umformung, der wohl wichtigsten Verfahrensgruppe auf dem Gebiet der Umformung mit Wirkmedien, wobei das flüssige Medium in einem Hohlraum wirkt, der durch Werkstück und Dichtsystem abgeschlossen ist. Die Monographie ist sowohl Nachschlagewerk für den in der Praxis tätigen Ingenieur als auch Lehrbuch für Studierende. Schwerpunkte... more...