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  • Einstein Relatively Simpleby Ira Mark Egdall

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 22.00 US$ 20.02

    Einstein Relatively Simple brings together for the first time an exceptionally clear explanation of both special and general relativity. It is for people who always wanted to understand Einstein's ideas but never thought they could. Told with humor, enthusiasm, and rare clarity, this entertaining book reveals how a former high school drop-out revolutionized... more...

  • Fundamentals of Gas Dynamicsby V. Babu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 92.66

    Fundamentals of Gas Dynamics, Second Edition isa comprehensively updated new edition and now includes a chapter on the gas dynamics of steam. It covers the fundamental concepts and governing equations of different flows, and includes end of chapter exercises based on the practical applications. A number of useful tables on the thermodynamic properties... more...

  • Men of Physics Benjamin Thompson — Count Rumfordby Sanborn C. Brown

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Men of Physics: Benjamin Thompson – Count Rumford: Count Rumford on the Nature of Heat covers the significant contributions of Count Rumford in the fields of physics. Count Rumford was born with the name Benjamin Thompson on March 23, 1753, in Woburn, Massachusetts. This book is composed of two parts encompassing 11 chapters, and begins with a... more...

  • Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Mediaby Akira Ishimaru

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media, Volume 2, presents the fundamental formulations of wave propagation and scattering in random media in a unified and systematic manner. The topics covered in this book may be grouped into three categories: waves in random scatterers, waves in random continua, and rough surface scattering. Random scatterers... more...

  • Was There a Fifth Man?by Wilfrid Basil Mann

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Was There a Fifth Man? Quintessential Recollections presents the author's personal account of his professional life as an experimental physicist in the service, at different times, of each of the three countries that joined forces at the Quebec Conference in 1943 to produce the atom bomb. The author has been identified, though always in a way which... more...

  • Isaac Newton: pocket GIANTSby Andrew May

    The History Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    Isaac Newton had an extraordinary idea. He believed the physical universe and everything in it could be described in exact detail using mathematical relationships. He formulated a law of gravity that explained why objects fall downwards, how the moon causes the tides, and why planets and comets orbit the sun. While Newton’s work has been added to over... more...

  • Modern Vacuum Physicsby Austin Chambers

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 132.95

    Modern Vacuum Physics presents the principles and practices of vacuum science and technology along with a number of applications in research and industrial production. The first half of the book builds a foundation in gases and vapors under rarefied conditions, The second half presents examples of the analysis of representative systems and describes... more...

  • Martians of Scienceby Istvan Hargittai

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 12.99

    Hargittai tells the story of five remarkable Hungarians: Wigner won a Nobel Prize in theoretical physics; Szilard was the first to see that a chain reaction based on neutrons was possible, initiated the Manhattan Project, but left physics to try to restrict nuclear arms; von Neumann could solve difficult problems in his head and developed the modern... more...

  • Gender and Boyle's Law of Gasesby Elizabeth Potter

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.15

    Gender and Boyle's Law of Gases Elizabeth Potter Re-examines the assumptions and experimental evidence behind Boyle's Law. Boyle's Law, which describes the relation between the pressure and volume of a gas, was worked out by Robert Boyle in the mid-1600s. His experiments are still... more...

  • Nevill Mottby E. A. Davis

    CRC Press 1998; US$ 92.95

    Sir Nevill Mott was Britain's last Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics. This is a tribute to the life and work of Nobel Laureate Nevill Mott, a hugely admired and appreciated man, and one of this countries greatest ever scientists. It includes contributions from over 80 of his friends, family and colleagues, full of anecdotes and appreciations for... more...