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  • Unifying the Universe

    The Physics of Heaven and Earth, 1st Edition

    By Hasan S. Padamsee

    Unifying the Universe: The Physics of Heaven and Earth provides a solid background in basic physics. With a humanistic perspective, it shows how science is significant for more than its technological consequences. The book includes clear and well-planned links to the arts and philosophies of…

    Hardback – 2002-11-05
    CRC Press

  • Physics for Geologists

    2nd Edition

    All geologists need a broad understanding of science to understand the processes they study and analytical techniques. In particular, geology students need to grasp the basic physics behind these processes, which this book provides in plain language and simple mathematics. It gives the reader…

    Paperback – 2002-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Light and Dark

    An exploration in science, nature, art and technology, 1st Edition

    By David Greene

    An entertaining, instructive, diverse, and unusual book, Light and Dark: An Exploration in Science, Nature, Art and Technology encompasses a wide range of topics not normally found in one book.With more than 100 diagrams, graphs, and figures, the subjects discussed include the history of artificial…

    Paperback – 2002-09-01
    CRC Press

  • The Science of Soccer

    1st Edition

    By John Wesson

    For the first time ever, science gives us the answers to questions like "what's the chance of a team that wins the League or Premiership also winning the Cup? Can you predict how many goals will be scored? What's the best height for footballers? Is the winning team the best team?" The Science of…

    Paperback – 2002-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Introducing Special Relativity

    1st Edition

    By W.S.C. Williams

    Introducing Special Relativity provides an easy and rewarding way into special relativity for first and second year university students studying physics. The author establishes the fundamentals of relativity at the outset of this book so readers fully understand the principles and know how to them…

    Paperback – 2002-05-02
    CRC Press

  • Coal Industry of the Former USSR

    Coal Supply System and Industry Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.B. Kovalchuk, P.E. Hardinge

    The Coal Industry of the Former USSR presents a two-part study of coal supply systems and development of the industry in the territory of the former USSR. The first part covers the role of coal in the economy, provides an overview of current status and forecast of the eight major coal basins and…

    Hardback – 2002-04-11
    CRC Press

  • Evaluating the Measurement Uncertainty

    Fundamentals and Practical Guidance, 1st Edition

    By I Lira

    It is now widely recognized that measurement data should be properly analyzed to include an assessment of their associated uncertainty. Since this parameter allows for a meaningful comparison of the measurement results and for an evaluation of their reliability, its expression is important not only…

    Hardback – 2002-04-09
    CRC Press
    Series in Measurement Science and Technology

  • Radiolarians in the Sedimentary Record

    1st Edition

    By P. De Wever, P. Dumitrica, J.P. Caulet, C. Nigrini, M. Caridroit

    Radiolarians in the Sedimentary Record presents the current state of knowledge on fossil radiolarians. The author discusses the record, as well as new integrated taxonomic systems at the family level. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the fossil record of these unicellular organisms. It…

    Hardback – 2002-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Spectral Functions in Mathematics and Physics

    1st Edition

    By Klaus Kirsten

    The literature on the spectral analysis of second order elliptic differential operators contains a great deal of information on the spectral functions for explicitly known spectra. The same is not true, however, for situations where the spectra are not explicitly known. Over the last several years,…

    Hardback – 2001-12-13
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Information and Measurement

    1st Edition

    By J.C.G Lesurf

    Information technology is arguably the most important scientific topic needed for understanding and participating in our increasingly complex technological world. Using simple physical arguments and extensive examples, Information and Measurement, Second Edition shows how this theory can be put…

    Paperback – 2001-10-31
    CRC Press
    Series in Measurement Science and Technology

  • Science Askew

    A Light-hearted Look at the Scientific World, 1st Edition

    By Donald E Simanek, John. Holden

    Copiously illustrated throughout with many fine drawings by John C. Holden, Science Askew: A Light-Hearted Look at the Scientific World is a refreshing antidote to the daily grind. From continental drip to the life of Konrad Finagle via the murky depths of Loch Ness, we are treated to an off-kilter…

    Hardback – 2001-10-01
    CRC Press
    Institute of Physics Conference Series

  • A History of Light and Colour Measurement

    Science in the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Sean F. Johnston

    2003 Paul Bunge Prize of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation for the History of Scientific InstrumentsJudging the brightness and color of light has long been contentious. Alternately described as impossible and routine, it was beset by problems both technical and social. How trustworthy could such…

    Hardback – 2001-09-30
    CRC Press

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