General Physics Products

  • Oscillations and Waves

    An Introduction, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Fitzpatrick

    Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    CRC Press

  • Computational Problems for Physics

    With Guided Solutions Using Python, 1st Edition

    By Rubin H. Landau, Manuel José Páez

    Our future scientists and professionals must be conversant in computational techniques. In order to facilitate integration of computer methods into existing physics courses, this textbook offers a large number of worked examples and problems with fully guided solutions in Python as well as other…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04
    CRC Press
    Series in Computational Physics

  • Cosmology and the Early Universe

    1st Edition

    By Pasquale Di Bari

    This book discusses cosmology from both an observational and a strong theoretical perspective. The first part focuses on gravitation, notably the expansion of the universe and determination of cosmological parameters, before moving onto the main emphasis of the book, the physics of the early…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    CRC Press
    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Beyond Belief

    Randomness, Prediction and Explanation in Science, 1st Edition

    By John L. Casti

    How can we predict and explain the phenomena of nature? What are the limits to this knowledge process? The central issues of prediction, explanation, and mathematical modeling, which underlie all scientific activity, were the focus of a conference organized by the Swedish Council for the Planning…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences

    A Step-by-Step Guide, 1st Edition

    By Marialuisa Aliotta

    This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    CRC Press

  • Knot Theory

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Vassily Olegovich Manturov

    Over the last fifteen years, the face of knot theory has changed due to various new theories and invariants coming from physics, topology, combinatorics and alge-bra. It suffices to mention the great progress in knot homology theory (Khovanov homology and Ozsvath-Szabo Heegaard-Floer homology), the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    CRC Press

  • A Mathematica Primer for Physicists

    1st Edition

    By Jim Napolitano

    "…an excellent text for either a short course or self-study… Professor Napolitano has figured out what students really need, and found a way to deliver it… I have found everything he writes to be worthy of my serious attention…" —Peter D. Persans, Professor of Physics and Director, Center for…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28
    CRC Press
    Textbook Series in Physical Sciences

  • Modeling and Simulation of Everyday Things

    1st Edition

    By Michael W. Roth

    How can computer modeling and simulation tools be used to understand and analyze common situations and everyday problems? Readers will find here an easy-to-follow, enjoyable introduction for anyone even with little background training. Examples are incorporated throughout to stimulate interest and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    CRC Press

  • Programming with MATLAB for Scientists

    A Beginner’s Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Eugeniy E. Mikhailov

    This book offers an introduction to the basics of MATLAB programming to scientists and engineers. The author leads with engaging examples to build a working knowledge, specifically geared to those with science and engineering backgrounds. The reader is empowered to model and simulate real systems,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    CRC Press

  • Entropy and Information Optics

    Connecting Information and Time, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Francis T.S. Yu

    This book shows there is a profound connection between information and entropy. Without this connection, information would be more difficult to apply to science. This book covers the connection and the application to modern optics and radar imaging. It shows that there exists a profound…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    CRC Press
    Optical Science and Engineering

  • Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Sixth Edition, Textbook and Student Solutions Manual

    1st Edition

    By William M. Mendenhall, Terry L. Sincich

    This text is designed for a two-semester introductory course in statistics for students majoring in engineering or any of the physical sciences. Inevitably, once these students graduate and are employed, they will be involved in the collection and analysis of data and will be required to think…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Cosmology

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Vittorio

    Modern cosmology has changed significantly over the years, from the discovery to the precision measurement era. The data now available provide a wealth of information, mostly consistent with a model where dark matter and dark energy are in a rough proportion of 3:7. The time is right for a fresh…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    CRC Press
    Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics

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