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- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 26.00
From Leonardo to Oppenheimer, from candles to lasers, from cave drawings to cinema, from Stonehenge to quantum mechanics, from Genesis to the Big Bang, light has filled our thoughts, our way of life, our aesthetics, our technology, and our means for survival. Richard Weiss leads us along these paths over the past 500 light years. The way is lit by... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
This issue brings together a number of papers under the theme of thin film flows that are generic to printing and a wide range of coating applications. These processes require the deposition of a thin layer of fluid (or polymer) onto a substrate. The simulation of these processes presents a number of numerical challenges. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
Over the last 10 years the attention of the scientific and industrial research has been focused, with increasing interest, on the Applied MHD Technologies (Albano et al., 2000; Garnier, 2000; Li et al., 1996; Tani et al., 2000). Several applications, such as Electromagnetic Stirring, Braking and Shaping, have been studied in order to improve the steel... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 110.00
Even though mathematics and physics have been related for centuries and this relation appears to be unproblematic, there are many questions still open: Is mathematics really necessary for physics, or could physics exist without mathematics? Should we think physically and then add the mathematics apt to formalise our physical intuition, or should we... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Understanding, designing and conducting experiments is at the heart of science. This text introduces the fundamental principles on which physicists should build a thorough experimental approach to their discipline. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
This provocative and critical work addresses the question of why scientific realists and positivists consider experimental physics to be a natural and empirical science. Taking insights from contemporary science studies, continental philosophy, and the history of physics, this book describes and analyses the metaphysical presuppositions that underwrite... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 173.95
Very common optical coatings are those that give the faint, reflected color to the lenses in cameras, binoculars, and spectacles. The thin metal layer that makes the difference between a mirror and a simple sheet of glass is an optical coating. But, optical coatings are used in many more applications-a particularly important current one being the splitting... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 47.95
An entertaining, instructive, diverse, and unusual book, Light and Dark: An Exploration in Science, Nature, Art and Technology encompasses a wide range of topics not normally found in one book. With more than 100 diagrams, graphs, and figures, the subjects discussed include the history of artificial lighting, eclipse cycles, light-sensitive eyeglasses,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
The Niels Bohr Collected Works are now complete with the publication of Volume 12, Popularization and People (1911-1962). Niels Bohr is generally regarded as one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. The following are only some of the high points. In 1913, Bohr proposed a revolutionary model of the atom breaking with classical... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 214.00
The purpose of this third edition is to bring together in a single book descriptions of all tests carried out in the optical shop that are applicable to optical components and systems. This book is intended for the specialist as well as the non-specialist engaged in optical shop testing. There is currently a great deal of research being done in optical... more...