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A Microscopic Theory of Fission Dynamics Based on the Generator Coordinate Method

by Walid Younes, Daniel Marc Gogny & Jean-François Berger

<p>This book introduces a quantum-mechanical description of the nuclear fission process from an initial compound state to scission. Issues like the relevant degrees of freedom throughout the process, the way of coupling collective and intrinsic ...

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A Modern Approach to Classical Mechanics

by Harald Iro

<p>In this book we describe the evolution of Classical Mechanics from Newton's laws via Lagrange's and Hamilton's theories with strong emphasis on integrability versus chaotic behavior.</p> <p>In the second edition of the book we have added ...

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A Modern Course in Quantum Field Theory, Volume 1

Fundamentals

by Badis Ydri

<p>Includes embedded reader exercises</p> ...

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A Modern Course in Quantum Field Theory, Volume 2

Advanced topics

by Badis Ydri

<p>Includes embedded reader exercises</p> ...

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A Modern Course in Statistical Physics

by Linda E. Reichl

<i>A Modern Course in Statistical Physics</i> is a textbook that illustrates the foundations of equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical physics, and the universal nature of thermodynamic processes, from the point of view of contemporary ...

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A Modern Course in Transport Phenomena

by David C. Venerus & Hans Christian Öttinger

<p>This advanced text presents a unique approach to studying transport phenomena. Bringing together concepts from both chemical engineering and physics, it makes extensive use of nonequilibrium thermodynamics, discusses kinetic theory, and sets ...

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A Modern Course in University Physics

Optics, Thermal Physics, Modern Physics

by Fuxiang Han

<p>This is a calculus-based textbook on general physics. It contains all the major subjects covered in an intermediate or advanced course on general physics. It also embraces the most recent developments in science and technology. With this ...

ISBN: 9789813224377

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A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

by Michele Maggiore

<p>The importance and the beauty of modern quantum field theory resides in the power and variety of its methods and ideas, which find application in domains as different as particle physics, cosmology, condensed matter, statistical mechanics and

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A Neurophenomenology of Awe and Wonder

Towards a Non-Reductionist Cognitive Science

by Shaun Gallagher, Bruce Janz, Lauren Reinerman & others

<p>This book presents a study of the various feelings of awe and wonder experienced by astronauts during space flight. It summarizes the results of two experimental, interdisciplinary studies that employ methods from neuroscience, psychology, ...

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A New Approach to Differential Geometry using Clifford's Geometric Algebra

by John Snygg

<p>Differential geometry is the study of the curvature and calculus of curves and surfaces. <em>A New Approach to Differential Geometry using Clifford's Geometric Algebra</em> simplifies the discussion to an accessible level of differential ...

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A New Development at the Intersection of Nuclear Structure and Reaction Theory

by Steven Karataglidis, Ken Amos, Paul R. Fraser & others

<p>This book highlights a major advance in low-energy scattering theory: the Multi-Channel Algebraic Scattering (MCAS) theory, which represents an attempt to unify structure and reaction theory. It solves the Lippmann–Schwinger equations for ...

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A New Era of Thought

by Charles Howard Hinton

<p>Of Kant's work it is only his doctrine of space which is here experimented upon. With Kant the perception of things as being in space is not treated as it seems so obvious to do. We should naturally say that there is space, and there are ...

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A New Hypothesis on the Anisotropic Reynolds Stress Tensor for Turbulent Flows

Volume I: Theoretical Background and Development of an Anisotropic Hybrid k-omega Shear-Stress Transport/Stochastic Turbulence Model

by László Könözsy

<p>This book gives a mathematical insight--including intermediate derivation steps--into engineering physics and turbulence modeling related to an anisotropic modification to the Boussinesq hypothesis (deformation theory) coupled with the ...

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A New Platform for Edge Mode Manipulations in the Quantum Hall Effect

by Yonatan Cohen

<p>In the last several decades, the quantum Hall effect has provided a remarkable platform for manipulating one-dimensional electronic modes and investigating fundamental physical phenomena. However, certain limitations make it difficult for ...

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A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers

by Nikola Tesla

<p>Nikola Tesla was a genius who revolutionized how the world looks at electricity. During college his professors explained that it was impossible to design an engine without commutators or brushes. Tesla was unconvinced that such was necessary ...

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A Novel Lidar Ceilometer

Design, Implementation and Characterisation

by Joshua D. Vande Hey

<p>In this thesis, a new lidar (light detection and ranging) ceilometer capable of monitoring cloud base and sensitive to boundary layer aerosols is introduced. The key to this novelty lies in its divided-lens design that addresses a classical ...

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A Pedagogical Introduction to Electroweak Baryogenesis

by Graham Albert White

<p>This is an in-depth look at baryon number violation in the Standard Model including the necessary background in finite temperature field theory, plasma dynamics and how to calculate the out of equilibrium evolution of particle number ...

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A Philosophical Approach to Quantum Field Theory

by Hans Christian Öttinger

<p>This text presents an intuitive and robust mathematical image of fundamental particle physics based on a novel approach to quantum field theory, which is guided by four carefully motivated metaphysical postulates. In particular, the book ...

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A Philosophical Guide to Chance

Physical Probability

by Dr Toby Handfield

<p>It is a commonplace that scientific inquiry makes extensive use of probabilities, many of which seem to be objective chances, describing features of reality that are independent of our minds. Such chances appear to have a number of ...

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A Physical Introduction to Suspension Dynamics

by Élisabeth Guazzelli & Jeffrey F. Morris

<p>Understanding the behaviour of particles suspended in a fluid has many important applications across a range of fields, including engineering and geophysics. Comprising two main parts, this book begins with the well-developed theory of ...

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