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#### A Mathematical Pandora's Box

Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 16.00A Mathematical Pandora's Box has been written in response to the success of Brian Bolt's earlier mathematical puzzle books. Through his own experience, the author has discovered a worldwide interest in these and similar puzzles. Not only do they stimulate creative thinking but they can also open up new areas of mathematics to the reader. This book... more...

#### matetrentino

Springer Milan 2007; US$ 10.27Questo libro e la mostra che esso racconta nascono dal desiderio di comunicare quanto possa essere bella e interessante una disciplina come la matematica e di avvicinare ad essa il "visitatore" curioso. Sono qui raccolti i testi e le immagini delle quattro aree tematiche (topologia, massimi e minimi, visualizzazione e simmetria) sviluppate nella... more...

#### Foundations of the Numerical Analysis of Plasticity

Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00This monograph describes a theoretical foundation for analysing and developing approximate methods to solve dynamic and quasi-static plasticity problems. more...

#### Introduction to Nonlinear Dispersive Equations

Springer New York 2009; US$ 48.30This text is designed for graduate students. It covers the basics of the field before moving to advanced material and offers key tools in harmonic and Fourier analysis. Each chapter concludes with recent developments, open problems and exercises. more...

#### Application of Wave Mechanical Methods to the Study of Mechanical Properties

Wiley 2009; US$ 188.00 US$ 169.20The Advances in Chemical Physics series provides the chemical physics and physical chemistry fields with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Filled with cutting-edge research reported in a cohesive manner not found elsewhere in the literature, each volume of the Advances in Chemical Physics... more...

#### Impossible?

Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88In Nonplussed! , popular-math writer Julian Havil delighted readers with a mind-boggling array of implausible yet true mathematical paradoxes. Now Havil is back with Impossible? , another marvelous medley of the utterly confusing, profound, and unbelievable--and all of it mathematically irrefutable. Whenever Forty-second Street in New York is... more...

#### Nonlinear Wave Dynamics

World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 95.00 US$ 86.45In September 2006, research leaders in the field of coastal engineering, fluid mechanics, and wave theory met at Cornell University to celebrate the 60th birthday of Prof. Philip L-F Liu. This volume is a compilation of the research papers presented at the symposium, and includes both review and new research papers. Topics such as nonlinear wave theory,... more...

#### The Dawn of Fluid Dynamics

Wiley 2007; US$ 119.00 US$ 107.10This is the first publication to describe the evolution of fluid dynamics as a major field in modern science and engineering. It contains a description of the interaction between applied research and application, taking as its example the history of fluid mechanics in the 20th century. The focus lies on the work of Ludwig Prandtl, founder of the aerodynamic... more...

#### Gasdynamic Aspects of Two-Phase Flow

Wiley 2006; US$ 244.00 US$ 219.60Here, the author, a researcher of outstanding experience in this field, summarizes and combines the recent results and findings on advanced two-phase flow modeling and numerical methods otherwise dispersed in various journals, while also providing explanations for numerical and modeling techniques previously not covered by other books. The resulting... more...

#### Conditional and Preferential Logics: Proof Methods and Theorem Proving

IOS Press 2010; US$ 114.00This volume contains a revised and updated version of the authorâ€™s Ph.D. dissertation, and is focused on proof methods and theorem proving for Conditional and Preferential logics. Conditional logics are extensions of classical logic by means of a conditional operator, usually denoted as =>. Conditional logics have a long history, and recently they... more...