1233 books (62 pages) in this category

Clouds in a Glass of Beer

by CRAIG F. BOHREN

Ever wonder why steam rises from a bowl of hot soup or why a greenhouse retains heat? And have you ever puzzled over the real meaning of ""once in a blue moon"" or why sand is darker when it's wet than when it's dry? And just why, exactly, do ...

ISBN: 9780486417387

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Code of the Street

Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

by Elijah Anderson

ISBN: 9780393320787

Binding: Paperback

$25.95

Cold

Adventures in the World's Frozen Places

by Bill Streever

ISBN: 9780316042925

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Collapse

by Jared Diamond

<b>'A grand sweep from a master storyteller of the human race' </b><b><i>DAILY MAIL </i> 'Riveting, superb, terrifying' </b><i><b>OBSERVER </b></i> From the ghostly stone heads of Easter Island to crumbling Mayan cities hidden deep in the ...

ISBN: 9780241958681

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Collection of Problems in Mathematical Physics

by B. M BUDAK

Based on practical work with mathematical physics done in the Physics Department of Moscow State University, this outstanding text by three of the Faculty's distinguished members focuses on a wide range of problems. Chapters are divided ...

ISBN: 9780486658063

Binding: Paperback

$64.99

Colliding Plane Waves in General Relativity

by J.B. GRIFFITHS

This monograph surveys recent research on the collision and interaction of gravitational and electromagnetic waves. ""This is a particularly important topic in general relativity,"" the author notes, ""since the theory predicts that there will ...

ISBN: 9780486801216

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Collision Theory

by MARVIN L. GOLDBERGER

The analysis of collision phenomena plays a role in nearly every investigation into the structure of matter on the microscopic scale - in fact, most of the detailed information on particle interaction derives from scattering experiments. A ...

ISBN: 9780486435077

Binding: Paperback

$95.00

Complete Book of Holograms

by JOSEPH E. KASPER

""I predict that Kasper and Feller will become a standard reference on holography for students and interested laymen."" - James A. Van Allen.For most nonscientists, holograms are an intriguing - if not mesmerizing - mystery. How are these ...

ISBN: 9780486415802

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Complete Books of Charles Fort

by CHARLES FORT

ISBN: 9780486230948

Binding: Paperback

$70.99

Complexity

A Guided Tour

by Melanie Mitchell

ISBN: 9780199798100

Binding: Paperback

$30.95

Concept of Nature

by ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD

""One of the most valuable books on the relation of philosophy and science which has appeared for many years."" - The Cambridge Review""A great contribution to Natur-philosophie, far the finest contribution . . . made by any one man. - MindIn ...

ISBN: 9780486438993

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$24.99

Concepts of Force

by MAX JAMMER

""Professor Jammer's book traces the rise of force from the primordial 'nht' in Egyptian antiquity through its zenith as the central element of physical reality in classical mechanics to its near demise under modern criticism ... a veritable ...

ISBN: 9780486406893

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$24.99

Concepts of Mass in Classical and Modern Physics

by MAX JAMMER

Of fundamental importance to physics and the philosophy of science, the notion of mass had never been given an integrated and coherent historical investigation until the publication of this book. In it, the noted physicist Max Jammer presents a ...

ISBN: 9780486299983

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Concepts of Space

by MAX JAMMER

Although the concept of space is of fundamental importance in both physics and philosophy, until the publication of this book, the idea of space had never been treated in terms of its historical development. It remained for Dr. Jammer, noted ...

ISBN: 9780486271194

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Conceptual Foundations of the Statistical Approach in Mechanics

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 ...

ISBN: 9780486662503

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Condensed Matter Physics

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 ...

ISBN: 9780486458779

Binding: Paperback

$36.99

Continuum Mechanics

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

ISBN: 9780486401805

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Continuum Mechanics

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 ...

ISBN: 9780486435947

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Control System Design

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 ...

ISBN: 9780486442785

Binding: Paperback

$54.99

Conundrum: how scientific innovation, increased efficiency, and good intentions can make our energy and climate problems worse The

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 ...

ISBN: 9781921844829

Binding: Paperback

$19.99