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  • Methods of Experimental Physics

    1st Edition

    By M. I. Pergament

    Based on the modern approach of information theory, this book presents novel experimental techniques, tools, and data processing methods for physics applications. It shows readers how to plan and conduct experiments, design and certify measuring equipment, and process and interpret the experimental…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Gravitational Waves

    A History of Discovery, 1st Edition

    By Hartmut Grote

    The historic detection of gravitational waves on September 14, 2015, prompted by the highly energetic fusion of two black holes, has made events in the universe "audible" for the first time. This expansion of the scientific sensorium has opened a new chapter in astronomy and already led to, among…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    CRC Press

  • The Geometry of Musical Rhythm

    What Makes a "Good" Rhythm Good?, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Godfried T. Toussaint

    The original edition of The Geometry of Musical Rhythm was the first book to provide a systematic and accessible computational geometric analysis of the musical rhythms of the world. It explained how the study of the mathematical properties of musical rhythm generates common mathematical problems…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Science of Soccer

    2nd Edition

    By John Wesson

    Updated and revised throughout, this new edition of The Science of Soccer applies scientific analysis to football, giving us the answers to questions like "what's the chance of a team that wins the Premiership also winning the Cup? Can you predict how many goals will be scored? What's the best…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Benjamin Lax - Interviews on a Life in Physics at MIT

    Understanding and Exploiting the Effects of Magnetic Fields on Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Stevenson, Marion Reine, Roshan L. Aggarwal

    This book covers the life and 60-year career of Prof. Benjamin Lax (1915-2015), a preeminent physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who played major roles in the development and applications of solid state and plasma physics. In an extensive series of autobiographical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • GEMA

    Birthplace of German Radar and Sonar, 1st Edition

    By Harry von Kroge

    In Germany, the development of the first technologies of sonar and radar were interrelated. Following Christian Hülsmeyer's forgotten invention of the "Telemobiloskop" in 1904, two Berlin engineers, Paul Günther Erbslöh and Hans-Karl von Willisen, developed and built devices to locate targets…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Beyond the Nanoworld

    Quarks, Leptons, and Gauge Bosons, 1st Edition

    By H. G. Dosch

    Beyond the world of atoms, at scales smaller than the smallest nuclei, a new world comes into view, populated by an array of colorful elementary particles: strange and charmed quarks, muons and neutrinos, gluons and photons, and many others, all interacting in beautifully intricate patterns. Beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Philosopher's Tree

    A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Day

    This book provides a comprehensive selection of Michael Faraday's writings, taken from all aspects of his life, intimate and public. It is designed to show the relationships between his many activities, especially with the Royal Institution, for whose bicentenary this collection is published.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Real Scientists Don’t Wear Ties

    When Science Meets Culture, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Perkowitz

    Real Scientists Don’t Wear Ties links science to general and popular culture and everyday life in an easy-to-understand style. When a gifted writer of science selects his best pieces published in the world’s most reputable periodicals such as Nature, Discover, and MIT Technology Review, we get an…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30
    Jenny Stanford Publishing

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Handbook of Moire Measurement

    1st Edition

    Edited by C.A. Walker

    Since its development in the late 1970s, the Moiré Fringe method has become a standard technique for the measurement of the behavior of materials and structures. Edited by one of the co-inventors of the technique, the Handbook of Moiré Measurement brings together a series of extended case studies…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26
    CRC Press

  • England's Leonardo

    Robert Hooke and the Seventeenth-Century Scientific Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Allan Chapman

    All physicists are familiar with Hooke's law of springs, but few will know of his theory of combustion, that his Micrographia was the first book on microscopy, that his astronomical observations were some of the best seen at the time, that he contributed to the knowledge of respiration, insect…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    CRC Press

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