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Published: 24 August 2013

272 Pages | 124 b/w line illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199652952

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Soft Matter Physics

Masao Doi

  • Solutions manual available on request from the OUP website
  • First coherent graduate text on soft matter physics
  • Unique features of soft matter are discussed starting from general principles of physics: what are their characteristics, and where do they come from
  • Phenomena we see in everyday life are discussed: examples are blowing of a rubber balloon, dewetting of liquid droplets, squeezing of gels, and unusual flow of polymer solutions
  • Simple and clear style of presentation, while mathematical rigour is maintained
  • Contains problem sets at chapter ends to stimulate students' intellectual challenges

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