1233 books (62 pages) in this category
by PAUL EHRENFEST
In this concise classic, Paul Ehrenfest - one of the twentieth century's greatest physicists - reformulated the foundations of the statistical approach in mechanics. Originally published in 1912, this classic has lost little of its ...
by A. ISIHARA
More than a graduate text and advanced research guide on condensed matter physics, this volume is useful to plasma physicists and polymer chemists, and their students. It emphasizes applications of statistical mechanics to a variety of systems ...
The Origins of the Laws of Nature
by Peter Atkins
by P. CHADWICK
Written in response to the dearth of practical and meaningful textbooks in the field of fundamental continuum mechanics, this comprehensive treatment offers students and instructors an immensely useful tool. Its 115 solved problems and exercises
by A. J. M. SPENCER
The mechanics of fluids and the mechanics of solids represent the two major areas of physics and applied mathematics that meet in continuum mechanics, a field that forms the foundation of civil and mechanical engineering. This unified approach ...
by BERNARD FRIEDLAND
Addressed not only to students but also to professional engineers and scientists, this volume introduces state-space methods for direct applications to control system design, in addition to providing background for reading the periodical ...
by Owen David
<b><i>The Conundrum</i> is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency, and the real path to sustainability.</b> Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets- everything you've been ...
Creative Activities That Make Math & Science Fun for Kids!
by Anders Mann Hanson
by Pascale Warnant
by HEINZ R PAGELS
""The Cosmic Code can be read by anyone. I heartily recommend it!"" - The New York Times Book Review""A reliable guide for the nonmathematical reader across the highest ridges of physical theory. Pagels is unfailingly lighthearted and ...
The Numbers That Define Our Universe
by James Stein
by HERMANN BONDI
A co-developer of the steady-state theory of the universe an alternative to the Big Bang theory explores his conception of the expanding universe. Hermann Bondi's historic book was among the first to present cosmology as a branch of physics in ...
by WILLIAM DAMPIER
""Sir William Cecil Dampier's Readings in the Literature of Science has long been a classic. Unlike many other collections, it has the virtue of dealing thoroughly with three major subjects which are at the very heart of science: cosmogony, ...
The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation
by Carl Sagan
by Carl Sagan
In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan’s collaborator, Ann ...Audio Book
by Cosmos Magazine