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Finn's Thermal Physics

3rd Edition

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Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

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...

Physical Properties of Materials, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Mary Anne White
November 01, 2018

Designed for advanced undergraduate students and as a useful reference book for materials researchers, Physical Properties of Materials, Third Edition establishes the principles that control the optical, thermal, electronic, magnetic, and mechanical properties of materials. Using an atomic and...

An Introduction to Radiation Protection

7th Edition

Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole
November 01, 2018

This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
October 31, 2018

The author is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He is a member of the National Academy of...

Quantum Mechanics: A Simplified Approach

1st Edition

Shabnam Siddiqui
October 24, 2018

Readers are introduced to the early ideas and experiments that lead to the theory of quantum mechanics in the first two chapters. Every chapter presents quantum ideas in a structured way, with a comparison between quantum and classical concepts. Simulations are provided to aid in the visualization...

Lessons in Scientific Computing: Numerical Mathematics, Computer Technology, and Scientific Discovery

1st Edition

Norbert Schorghofer
October 10, 2018

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this new book provides a modern introduction to scientific computing, exploring numerical methods, computer technology, and their interconnections, which are treated with the goal of facilitating scientific research across all disciplines. Each chapter provides...

Quantum Mechanics: A Fundamental Approach

1st Edition

Kong Wan
September 30, 2018

Quantum mechanics is presented in six groups of postulates and provides intuition and motivation to the mathematics of quantum theory, introducing the mathematics in its simplest and familiar form. A chapter is devoted to each group of postulates with a detailed discussion. The book concludes with...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

1st Edition

Biman Bagchi
July 17, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Richard Fitzpatrick
July 16, 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...

Computational Problems for Physics: With Guided Solutions Using Python

1st Edition

Rubin H. Landau, Manuel José Páez
June 04, 2018

Our future scientists and professionals must be conversant in computational techniques. In order to facilitate integration of computer methods into existing physics courses, this textbook offers a large number of worked examples and problems with fully guided solutions in Python as well as other...

A Laboratory Manual in Biophotonics

1st Edition

Vadim Backman, Adam Wax, Hao F. Zhang
May 21, 2018

The increasing use of optical techniques for biomedical applications has led to significant interest in biophotonics as a growing field. From its basic concepts to more advanced topics and applications, this book provides a complete guide to biophotonics. The author offers both descriptive and...

Cosmology and the Early Universe

1st Edition

Pasquale Di Bari
May 08, 2018

This book discusses cosmology from both an observational and a strong theoretical perspective. The first part focuses on gravitation, notably the expansion of the universe and determination of cosmological parameters, before moving onto the main emphasis of the book, the physics of the early...

Laser Spectroscopy and Laser Imaging: An Introduction

1st Edition

Helmut H. Telle, Ángel González Ureña
May 07, 2018

"a very valuable book for graduate students and researchers in the field of Laser Spectroscopy, which I can fully recommend"—Wolfgang Demtröder, Kaiserslautern University of Technology How would it be possible to provide a coherent picture of this field given all the techniques available today? The...

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