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Finn's Thermal Physics, Third 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

Richard Fitzpatrick
July 18, 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...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

Biman Bagchi
July 11, 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...

Computational Problems for Physics: With Guided Solutions Using Python

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

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

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

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...

The Newman Lectures on Mathematics

John Newman, Vincent Battaglia
May 04, 2018

Prof. Newman 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...

Introduction to Proteins: Structure, Function, and Motion, Second Edition

Amit Kessel, Nir Ben-Tal
April 11, 2018

Introduction to Proteins shows how proteins can be analyzed in multiple ways. It refers to the roles of proteins and enzymes in diverse contexts and everyday applications, including medical disorders, drugs, toxins, chemical warfare, and animal behavior. This edition includes a brand-new chapter...

Functional Molecular Materials: An Introductory Textbook

Matteo Atzori, Flavia Artizzu
April 09, 2018

The field of molecular materials represents an exciting playground for the design, tailoring, and combination of chemical building blocks as carriers of physical properties and aims at the understanding and development of novel functional molecular devices. Within this extraordinarily widespread...

A Mathematica Primer for Physicists

Jim Napolitano
March 28, 2018

"…an excellent text for either a short course or self-study… Professor Napolitano has figured out what students really need, and found a way to deliver it… I have found everything he writes to be worthy of my serious attention…" —Peter D. Persans, Professor of Physics and Director, Center for...

Thermodynamics

James Luscombe
March 12, 2018

This book provides an accessible yet thorough introduction to thermodynamics, crafted and class-tested over many years of teaching. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book delivers clear descriptions of how to think about the mathematics and physics involved. The...

Concise Optics: Concepts, Examples, and Problems

Ajawad I. Haija, M. Z. Numan, W. Larry Freeman
March 01, 2018

This introductory text is a reader friendly treatment of geometrical and physical optics emphasizing problems and solved examples with detailed analysis and helpful commentary. The authors are seasoned educators with decades of experience teaching optics. Their approach is to gradually present...

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