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Physics; Early works to 1800

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  • Waves and Particlesby Roger G. Newton

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 25.00

    The book consists of two separate parts, the first part is on waves and the second part on particles. In part 1, after describing the awesome power of tsunami and the history of their occurrences, the book turns to the history of explaining phenomena by means of mathematical equations. Then it describes other wave phenomena and the laws governing them:... more...

  • Understanding Relativityby Leo Sartori

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 36.95

    Nonspecialists with no prior knowledge of physics and only reasonable proficiency with algebra can now understand Einstein's special theory of relativity. Effectively diagrammed and with an emphasis on logical structure, Leo Sartori's rigorous but simple presentation will guide interested readers through concepts of relative time and relative space.... more...

  • The Physics of Quantum Mechanicsby James Binney; David Skinner

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    The Physics of Quantum Mechanics aims to give students a good understanding of how quantum mechanics describes the material world. It shows that the theory follows naturally from the use of probability amplitudes to derive probabilities. It stresses that stationary states are unphysical mathematical abstractions that enable us to solve the theory's... more...

  • The Special Theory of Relativityby David Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 18.95

    Bohm describes how the notion of Relativity strikes at the heart of our very conception of the universe, regardless of whether we are physicists or philosophers. more...

  • Fractal Timeby Gregg Braden

    Hay House 2009; US$ 6.99

    In his latest book, former senior computer systems designer and bestselling author Gregg Braden merges these ancient and modern world views into a powerful new model of time. Marrying the modern laws of fractal patterns to the ancient concept of cycles, he demonstrates how everything from the war and peace between nations to our most joyous relationships... more...

  • What Is Relativity?by Jeffrey Bennett

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    It is common knowledge that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet as bestselling author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out, black holes don?t suck. With that simple idea in hand, Bennett begins an entertaining introduction to Einstein?s theories, describing the amazing... more...

  • On the Emergence Theme of Physicsby Robert Carroll

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 84.00

    The book surveys mathematical relations between classical and quantum mechanics, gravity, time and thermodynamics from various points of view and many sources (with appropriate attribution). The emergence theme is developed with an emphasis on the meaning via mathematics. A background theme of Bohemian mechanics and connections to the quantum equivalence... more...

  • Festkörperphysikby Siegfried Hunklinger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1,400.00

    This sophisticated and clearly structured textbook covers all sub-areas of modern solid state physics and clearly introduces the underlying fundamental laws. There is also careful consideration of disordered solid materials, which are gaining in scientific significance. Each chapter includes study exercises that enable an immediate review of what one... more...

  • Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Mechanical Shockby Christian Lalanne

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This volume considers the shock response spectrum, its various definitions, properties and the assumptions involved in its calculation. In developing the practical application of these concepts, the forms of shock most often used with test facilities are presented together with their characteristics and indications of how to establish test configurations... more...

  • Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, Random Vibrationby Christian Lalanne

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    The vast majority of vibrations encountered in the real environment are random in nature. Such vibrations are intrinsically complicated and this volume describes the process that enables us to simplify the required analysis, along with the analysis of the signal in the frequency domain. The power spectrum density is also defined, together with the... more...