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Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences: A Step-by-Step Guide

1st Edition

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Marialuisa Aliotta
April 3, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students an...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Richard Fitzpatrick
July 4, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updat...

Space-time: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Gravity

1st Edition

Jonathan Allday
June 11, 2019

This book, suitable for interested post-16 school pupils or undergraduates looking for a supplement to their course text, develops our modern view of space-time and its implications in the theories of gravity and cosmology. While aspects of this topic are inevitably abstract, the book seeks to...

Thermodynamics of Magnetizing Materials and Superconductors

1st Edition

Vladimir Kozhevnikov
June 10, 2019

This book will help readers understand thermodynamic properties caused by magnetic fields. Providing a concise review of time independent magnetic fields, it goes on to discuss the thermodynamic properties of magnetizing materials of different shapes, and finally, the equilibrium properties of...

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 100th Edition

100th Edition

John Rumble, John Rumble
June 07, 2019

In a world with access to unlimited amounts of data, how can users who need to make critical scientific and technical decisions find high quality, reliable data? Today, more than ever, the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics remains a hallmark of quality. For over 100 years, the Handbook has...

No-Frills Physics: A Concise Study Guide for Algebra-Based Physics

1st Edition

Matthew D. McCluskey
May 20, 2019

This textbook provides everything you need to get through a basic physics course. It guides students through all the essentials with a concise review of the concept, simple illustrations to demonstrate it, worked problems to showcase how to apply it, and a short quiz for self-testing. Whereas other...

A Brief Introduction to the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life

1st Edition

Cesare Barbieri
May 14, 2019

This book provides an introduction, from the astronomical point of view of the author, to the exciting search for extra-terrestrial life, and an overview of the current status of research into ‘alien’ life in the Solar System and beyond. It also explores the potential future human exploration...

Revival: Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks (1984): Volume III

1st Edition

Robert S. Carmichael
February 20, 2019

This three-volume handbook provides reliable, comprehensive data on the properties of rocks, minerals, and other related materials. The format is largely tabular and graphical, designed for ease of use in comparisons and referencing. The chapters are contributed by recognized experts from leading...

Revival: Practical Handbook of Physical Properties of Rocks and Minerals (1988)

1st Edition

Robert S. Carmichael
February 20, 2019

CRC Practical Handbooks are a series of single-volume bench manuals that feature a synthesis of the most frequently used, basic reference information. These highly abridged versions of existing CRC multi-volume Handbooks contain largely tabular and graphic data. They provide extensive coverage in a...

The Road to Einstein's Relativity: Following in the Footsteps of the Giants

1st Edition

David Lyth
January 25, 2019

Expertly guided by renowned cosmologist Dr. David Lyth, learn about the pioneering scientists whose work provided the foundation for Einstein’s formulation of his theories of relativity, and about Einstein's groundbreaking life and work as well. This highly readable and accessible panorama of the...

Universe Dynamics: The Least Action Principle and Lagrange’s Equations

1st Edition

Jacques Vanier, Cipriana Tomescu (Mandache)
January 22, 2019

Brought together in one focused and exclusive treatment, this book provides an elementary introduction to the important role and use of the least action principle and the resulting Lagrange’s equations in the analysis of the laws that govern the universe. It is an ideal complimentary resource to...

Introduction to Mechanics

1st Edition

Mahendra K. Verma
January 21, 2019

A modern introduction to Newtonian dynamics and the basics of special relativity, this book discusses standard topics such as Newton’s laws of motion, energy, linear and angular momentum, rigid body dynamics, and oscillations, then goes on to introduce modern topics such as symmetries, phase space,...

The Copenhagen Conspiracy

1st Edition

David Ferry
January 02, 2019

At the close of the nineteenth century, we stood on the threshold of one of the greatest periods of science, in which the entire world and understanding of science would be shaken to the core and greatly modified. This explosion of knowledge led ultimately to that same information revolution that...

Physics for Technology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Daniel H. Nichols
December 18, 2018

This text provides an introduction to the important physics underpinning current technologies, highlighting key concepts in areas that include linear and rotational motion, energy, work, power, heat, temperature, fluids, waves, and magnetism. This revision reflects the latest technology advances,...

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