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  • Yoshio Nishinaby Dong-Won Kim

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 109.95

    Yoshio Nishina not only made a great contribution to the emergence of a research network that produced two Nobel prize winners, but he also raised the overall level of physics in Japan. Focusing on his roles as researcher, teacher, and statesman of science, Yoshio Nishina: Father of Modern Physics in Japan analyzes Nishina's position in and his contributions... more...

  • Hydrodynamics of Free Surface Flowsby Jean-Michel Hervouet

    Wiley 2007; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    A definitive guide for accurate state-of-the-art modelling of free surface flows Understanding the dynamics of free surface flows is the starting point of many environmental studies, impact studies, and waterworks design. Typical applications, once the flows are known, are water quality, dam impact and safety, pollutant control, and sediment transport.... more...

  • Introduction To Molecular Beams Gas Dynamicsby Giovanni Sanna; Giuseppe Tomassetti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 116.00 US$ 95.12

    Introduction to Molecular Beams Gas Dynamics is devoted to the theory and phenomenology of supersonic molecular beams. The book describes the main physical idea and mathematical methods of the gas dynamics of molecular beams, while the detailed derivation of results and equations is accompanied by an explanation of their physical meaning. The phenomenology... more...

  • Oppenheimer And The Manhattan Projectby Cynthia C Kelly

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 31.00 US$ 25.42

    2004 marked the centennial of the birth of J Robert Oppenheimer, and brought historians and scholars, former students, nuclear physicists, and politicians together to celebrate this event. Oppenheimer's life and work became central to 20th century history as he spearheaded the development of the atomic bomb that ended World War II. This book provides... more...

  • The Innermost Kernelby Suzanne Gieser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 109.00

    The publication of W. Pauli's Scientific Correspondence by Springer-Verlag has motivated a vast research activity on Pauli's role in modern science. This excellent treatise sheds light on the ongoing dialogue between physics and psychology. more...

  • Introduction to Wave Scattering, Localization and Mesoscopic Phenomenaby Ping Sheng

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 202.17

    to Wave Scattering, Localization and Mesoscopic Phenomena Second Edition With 72 Figures 123 ProfessorPingSheng Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Physics Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong E-mail: sheng@ust. hk Series Editors: ProfessorRobertHull Professor Jürgen Parisi ¨ University of Virginia Universitat Oldenburg, Fachbereich... more...

  • Assessment of Safety and Risk with a Microscopic Model of Detonationby C.-O. Leiber

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 285.00

    This unique book is a store of less well-known explosion and detonation phenomena, including also data and experiences related to safety risks. It highlights the shortcomings of the current engineering codes based on a classical plane wave model of the phenomenon, and why these tools must fail. For the first time all the explosion phenomena are described... more...

  • Macroscopic Transport Equations for Rarefied Gas Flowsby Henning Struchtrup

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 67.38

    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... more...

  • Vorticity and Vortex Dynamicsby Jie-Zhi Wu; Hui-Yang Ma; Ming-De Zhou

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 279.68

    The importance of vorticity and vortex dynamics has now been well rec- nized at both fundamental and applied levels of ?uid dynamics, as already anticipatedbyTruesdellhalfcenturyagowhenhewrotethe?rstmonograph onthesubject, The Kinematics of Vorticity(1954);andasalsoevidencedby the appearance of several books on this ?eld in 1990s. The present book... more...

  • Newtonby Peter Ackroyd

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.95

    When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a telescope to study the movement of the planets and published Principia , a milestone in the history of science, which set forth his famous laws... more...