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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99
Lord Kelvin was one of the greatest physicists of the Victorian era. Widely known for the development of the Kelvin scale of temperature measurement, Kelvin's interests ranged across thermodynamics, the age of the Earth, the laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable, not to mention inventions such as an improved maritime compass and a sounding... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
This book is devoted to analysis of Monte Carlo methods developed in rarefied gas dynamics. Presented is the short history of the development of such methods, described are their main properties, their advantages and deficiencies. It is shown that the contemporary stage in the progress of computational methods cannot be regarded without a complex approach... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 379.00
The International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW) is a well established series of conferences held every two years in a different location. A unique feature of the ISSW is the emphasis on bridging the gap between physicists and engineers working in fields as different as gas dynamics, fluid mechanics and materials sciences. The main results presented... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 40.57
Einsteins religiös-weltanschauliche Überzeugungen haben seine naturwissenschaftliche Arbeit maßgeblich mitbestimmt und erst ermöglicht. Markus Mühling untersucht das Wechselverhältnis zwischen religiös-weltanschaulichen Gehalten und naturwissenschaftlicher Theoriebildung Albert Einsteins erstmals in umfassender, historisch-kritischer Darstellungsweise.... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 209.00
The high temperatures generated in gases by shock waves give rise to physical and chemical phenomena such as molecular vibrational excitation, dissociation, ionization, chemical reactions and inherently related radiation. In continuum regime, these processes start from the wave front, so that generally the gaseous media behind shock waves may be in... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 44.99
Our understanding of the physical universe underwent a revolution in the early twentieth century - evolving from the classical physics of Newton, Galileo, and Maxwell to the modern physics of relativity and quantum mechanics.The dominant figure in this revolutionary change was Albert Einstein. In a single year, 1905, Einstein produced breakthrough... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 27.04
Water is never just H2O. It is always more. It has its own ways of world-making and is much more than just a substance or a commodity. Water is also a focal point of religious meanings and inspires cultural practices. The book shows the different forms, the wide range and the impressive diversity of people´s dealings with water in different cultures.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 17.95
Nearly fifty years after his death, Albert Einstein remains one of America's foremost cultural icons. A thicket of materials, ranging from scholarly to popular, have been written, compiled, produced, and published about his life and his teachings. Among the ocean of Einsteinia-scientific monographs, biographies, anthologies, bibliographies, calendars,... more...