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  • 101 Quantum Questions: What You Need to Know about the World You Can't See, Paperback
    Ken Ford's mission is to help us understand the "great ideas" of quantum physics--ideas such as wave-particle duality, the uncertainty principle, superposition, and conservation. These fundamental concepts provide the structure for 101 Quantum Questions, an authoritative yet engaging book for the g..
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  • A Guide to Feynman Diagrams in the Many-Body Problem: Second Edition, Paperback
    ``A great delight to read.`` -- Physics TodayAmong the most fertile areas of modern physics, many-body theory has produced a wealth of fundamental results in all areas of the discipline. Unfortunately the subject is notoriously difficult and, until the publication of this book, most treatments of th..
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  • A History of Mechanics, Paperback
    ``A remarkable work which will remain a document of the first rank for the historian of mechanics.`` Louis de BroglieIn this masterful synthesis and summation of the science of mechanics, Rene Dugas, a leading scholar and educator at the famed Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, deals with the evolution o..
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  • A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity: Vol. I: The Classical Theories; Vol. II: The Modern Theories, 1900-1926, Paperback
    Unique, controversial, and frequently cited, this survey offers highly detailed accounts concerning the development of ideas and theories about the nature of electricity and space (aether). Readily accessible to general readers as well as high school students, teachers, and undergraduates, it includ..
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  • A Student's Guide to Dimensional Analysis, Paperback
    This introduction to dimensional analysis covers the methods, history and formalisation of the field, and provides physics and engineering applications. Covering topics from mechanics, hydro- and electrodynamics to thermal and quantum physics, it illustrates the possibilities and limitations of dime..
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  • A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, Vol. 1, Paperback
    ``Maxwell is without peer. This printing is an opportunity to become thoroughly acquainted with the thoughts of the greatest of our electrical scientists.`` -- School Science and MathHere is the final elaboration of Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism, including the systematic and rigorous derivati..
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  • A User's Guide to the Universe: Surviving the Perils of Black Holes, Time Paradoxes, and Quantum Uncertainty, Paperback
    Answers to science's most enduring questions from ``Can I break the light-speed barrier like on Star Trek?`` and ``Is there life on other planets?`` to ``What is empty space made of?`` This is an indispensable guide to physics that offers readers an overview of the most popular physics topics writte..
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  • Alice in Quantumland: An Allegory of Quantum Physics, Hardcover
    In this cleverly conceived book, physicist Robert Gilmore makes accessible some complex concepts in quantum mechanics by sending Alice to Quantumland-a whole new Wonderland, smaller than an atom, where each attraction demonstrates a different aspect of quantum theory. Alice unusual encounters, enhan..
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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Hardcover
    What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cos..
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  • Atom, Paperback
    Riddled with jealousy, rivalry, missed opportunities and moments of genius, the history of the atom's discovery is as bizarre, as capricious, and as weird as the atom itself. John Dalton gave us the first picture of the atom in the early 1800s. Almost 100 years later the young misfit New Zealander, ..
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  • Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge, Paperback
    These essays and speeches by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist date from 1934 to 1958. Rather than expositions on quantum physics, the articles are philosophical in nature, exploring the relevance of atomic physics to many areas of human endeavor. Topics include light and life, biology and atomic ph..
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  • Atomic Physics: 8th Edition, Paperback
    First published in English in 1935, this classic treatment is well known to students and teachers of physics around the world. Since its original publication, Professor Born (Nobel laureate, 1954) continually updated the book to incorporate new developments in all branches of physics, particularly i..
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  • Barron's E-Z Physics, Paperback
    Known for many years as Barron's `` Easy Way Series, `` the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's `` E-Z Series. `` Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material tha..
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  • Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide, Paperback
    The fast, easy way to master the fundamentals of physics Here is the most practical, complete, and easy-to-use guide available for understanding physics and the physical world. Even if you don't consider yourself a "science" person, this book helps make learning key concepts a pleasure, not a chore..
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  • Classical Mechanics: 2nd Edition, Paperback
    Classical mechanics is the study of the motion of particles and rigid bodies under the influence of given forces. It applies to the enormous range of motions between the atomic scale, where quantum effects dominate, and the cosmological scale, where general relativity provides the framework. Coupled..
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  • Complex Variable Methods in Elasticity, Paperback
    This Dover edition is a corrected and augmented edition of the work originally published by John Wiley & Sons in 1971. New to this Dover edition are the Summary of Formulae and the Answers to the Examples. The target audience is graduate students with some background in linear theory of elastici NUM..
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  • Continuum Mechanics: Concise Theory and Problems, Paperback
    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 not only provide essential practice but also systemati..
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  • Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics, Paperback
    The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesGary Zukav's timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling masterpiece, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, is arguably the most widely acc..
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  • Dreams of a Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature, Paperback
    The Nobel Prize-winning physicist and bestselling author of The First Three Minutes describes the grand quest for a unifying theory of nature--one that can explain forces as different as the cohesion inside the atom and the gravitational tug between the sun and Earth. Wirting with dazzling elegance ..
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  • Dynamics, Paperback
    Beginning textpresents complete theoretical treatment of mechanical model systems and deals withtechnological applications. Topics include introduction to calculus of vectors, particle motion, dynamics of particle systems and plane rigid bodies, technical applications in plane motions, theory of mec..
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  • Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian, Paperback
    Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission an..
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  • Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity, Paperback
    In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences--a theory of gravity, matter, space and time: the General Theory of Relativity. Einstein himself said it was ``the most valuable theory of my life,`` and ``of incomparable beauty.`` It describes the evolution of th..
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  • Electrodynamics: Volume 1 of Pauli Lectures on Physics, Paperback
    In the 1950s, the distinguished theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli delivered a landmark series of lectures at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. His comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of classical and modern physics was painstakingly recorded not only by his students but ..
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  • Elementary Particles and the Laws of Physics: The 1986 Dirac Memorial Lectures, Paperback
    Developing a theory that seamlessly combines relativity and quantum mechanics, the most important conceptual breakthroughs in twentieth century physics, has proved to be a difficult and ongoing challenge. This book details how two distinguished physicists and Nobel laureates have explored this theme..
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  • Elements of Gas Dynamics, Paperback
    The increasing importance of concepts from compressible fluid flow theory for aeronautical applications makes the republication of this first-rate text particularly timely. Intended mainly for aeronautics students, the text will also be helpful to practicing engineers and scientists who work on prob..
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  • Energy: A Beginner's Guide, Paperback
    With his famous equation, E=mc2, Einstein showed us that all matter can be described as energy. It is everywhere; it is everything. In this engaging introduction, renowned author and scientist Vaclav Smil covers a wide range of topics, from the inner workings of the human body to the race for more e..
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  • Evolution of Physics, Paperback
    Clear and concise explanations of the development of theories explaining physical phenomena. NUME CARTE: Evolution of Physics, PaperbackISBN: 0671201565PRET EDITURA: 69.99AUTOR(i): Albert EinsteinEDITURA: Touchstone BooksCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 1967DATA PUBLICARE: 1967..
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  • Exploring the Science of Sounds: 100 Musical Activities for Young Children, Paperback
    Most preschool teachers have musical instruments in their classrooms, but may not realize they can use them for science explorations.Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math--STEAM--these explorations are crucial for laying a solid foundation for later learning. In this book, discover 100 ac..
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  • Eye and Brain: The Psychology of Seeing, Fifth Edition, Paperback
    Since the publication of the first edition in 1966, Eye and Brain has established itself worldwide as an essential introduction to the basic phenomena of visual perception. Richard Gregory offers clear explanations of how we see brightness, movement, color, and objects, and he explores the phenomena..
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  • Fearful Symmetry: The Search for Beauty in Modern Physics, Paperback
    The concept of symmetry has widespread manifestations and many diverse applications--from architecture to mathematics to science. Yet, as twentieth-century physics has revealed, symmetry has a special, central role in nature, one that is occasionally and enigmatically violated. Fearful Symmetry brin..
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  • Flatland, Paperback
    Flatland, Edwin Abbott Abbott s story of a two-dimensional universe, as told by one of its inhabitants who is introduced to the mysteries of three-dimensional space, has enjoyed an enduring popularity from the time of its publication in 1884. This fully annotated edition enables the modern-day reade..
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  • Fluid Mechanics Demystified, Paperback
    Your solution to mastering fluid mechanicsNeed to learn about the properties of liquids and gases the pressures and forces they exert? Here's your lifeline Fluid Mechanics Demystified helps you absorb the essentials of this challenging engineering topic. Written in an easy-to-follow format, this pr..
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  • Fluid Mechanics, Paperback
    ``The mixture of prose, mathematics, and beautiful illustrations is particularly well chosen.`` American ScientistThis monumental text by a noted authority in the field is specially designed to provide an orderly structured introduction to fluid mechanics, a field all too often seen by students as a..
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  • Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws: Minutes from an Infinite Paradise, Paperback
    -As notable as the book's broad sweep is the author's good-natured, humorous presentation. The willing reader can sit back and enjoy an all-encompassing, irrepressibly enthusiastic tour, ranging from psycho physics to quasicrystals, from gambling strategies to Bach concertos, from the construction o..
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  • General Relativity from A to B, Paperback
    ``This beautiful little book is certainly suitable for anyone who has had an introductory course in physics and even for some who have not.``-Joshua N. Goldberg, Physics Today ``An imaginative and convincing new presentation of Einstein's theory of general relativity. . . . The treatment is masterf..
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  • Gravity, Paperback
    A distinguished physicist and teacher, George Gamow also possessed a special gift for making the intricacies of science accessible to a wide audience. In Gravity, he takes an enlightening look at three of the towering figures of science who unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: ..
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  • Gravity, Paperback
    A distinguished physicist and teacher, George Gamow also possessed a special gift for explaining the intricacies of science. Here he takes an enlightening look at three scientists whose work unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, the first to examine closely the process ..
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  • Handbook of Basic Electricity, Paperback
    The material in this book was prepared for electrical training courses. It is a practical manual that enables even the beginner to grasp the various topics quickly and thoroughly. The book is one of a kind in that it teaches the concepts of basic electricity in a way that's clear, to-the-point, and ..
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  • How to Teach Physics to Your Dog, Paperback
    When physics professor Chad Orzel went to the pound to adopt a dog, he never imagined Emmy. She wasn't just a friendly mutt who needed a home. Soon she was trying to use the strange ideas of quantum mechanics for the really important things in her life: chasing critters, getting treats, and going fo..
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  • Ib Physics Study Guide: Oxford Ib Diploma Program, Paperback
    Comprehensive coverage of all the essential material for the 2007 syllabus in one user-friendly guide. Written by an IB senior examiner and exactly mapped to the syllabus, it supports excellence in assessment. Past exam questions noticeably build confidence, and the focused approach distinctly stren..
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  • In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions, Hardcover
    Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides, and even how best to catch a baseball. With In Praise of Simple Physics, popular math and science writer Paul Nahin presents a plethora of situations that explore the scien..
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  • In Praise of Simple Physics: The Science and Mathematics Behind Everyday Questions, Paperback
    Physics can explain many of the things that we commonly encounter. It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides, and even how best to catch a baseball. With In Praise of Simple Physics, popular math and science writer Paul Nahin presents a plethora of situations that explore the scien..
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  • Into the Cool: Energy Flow, Thermodynamics, and Life, Paperback
    Scientists, theologians, and philosophers have all sought to answer the questions of why we are here and where we are going. Finding this natural basis of life has proved elusive, but in the eloquent and creative Into the Cool, Eric D. Schneider and Dorion Sagan look for answers in a surprising plac..
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  • Introducing Relativity: A Graphic Guide, Paperback
    It is now more than a century since Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity began to revolutionize our view of the universe. Beginning near the speed of light and proceeding to explorations of space-time and curved spaces, ``Introducing Relativity`` plots a visually accessible course t..
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  • Introduction to Quantum Field Theory, Student Economy Edition, Paperback
    Westview Press is pleased to offer a new, paperback Student Economy Edition of our best-selling title, ``Introduction to Quantum Field Theory.`` Student Economy Editions are the same high-quality Westview texts you've always known, now priced for about the same cost as renting a print text. NUME CAR..
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  • Introduction to Quantum Mechanics with Applications to Chemistry, Paperback
    When this classic text was first published in 1935, it fulfilled the goal of its authors "to produce a textbook of practical quantum mechanics for the chemist, the experimental physicist, and the beginning student of theoretical physics." Although many who are teachers today once worked with the boo..
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  • Know It All Energy: The 50 Most Elemental Concepts in Energy, Each Explained in Under a Minute, Paperback
    As a phenomenon that resides everywhere and in everything, energy is best understood by example. Exploring energy shows how it cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed--and how plankton and other ancient ocean-dwelling organisms can be used to power your car. Reducing the subject to its esse..
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  • Lectures on Gas Theory, Paperback
    One of the great masterpieces of theoretical physics, this classic work contains a comprehensive exposition of the kinetic theory of gases that is still relevant today, nearly 100 years after its first publication. Although the modifications of quantum mechanics have rendered some parts of the work ..
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