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Fluid Mechanics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Eric Lauga

9780198831006
Paperback
April 2022

Very Short Introductions

Fluid mechanics is an important branch of physics concerned with the way in which fluids, such as liquids and gases, behave when in motion and at rest. Starting from the fundamental underlying physical principles, Eric Lauga highlights the role of fluid motion in both the natural and industrial world, and considers future applications.

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Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition

£40.00

Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

9780198862031
Paperback
December 2021

This textbook provides students with a sound mathematical introduction coupled to an understanding of the physical insights needed to explore the subject

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Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

9780198841128
Paperback
December 2021

Very Short Introductions

For many decades, we were only familiar with our own system of planets, the Solar System, orbiting our Sun. Now we know that it is just one among a vast range of planetary systems around distant stars. This book explores the nature and variety of planetary systems, how they are formed, and how they die.

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Time: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jenann Ismael

9780198832669
Paperback
October 2021

Very Short Introductions

What is time? This book describes the developing physics of the concept of time from Newton, via Einstein, to the present day, and the related philosophical aspects. It also discusses the psychological experience of time and insights from cognitive science.

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Essays in Physics: Thirty-two thoughtful essays on topics in undergraduate-level physics

£59.99

Geoffrey Brooker

9780198857242
Hardback
July 2021

Essays in Physics is a consideration of the more puzzling and exciting aspects of physics, including discussions of many errors and misconceptions in the field.

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Philosophy of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David Wallace

9780198814320
Paperback
April 2021

Very Short Introductions

Philosophy of physics is concerned with the deepest theories of modern physics - quantum theory, our theories of space, time and symmetry, and thermal physics - and their strange, even bizarre conceptual implications. This book explores the core topics in philosophy of physics, and discusses their relevance for both scientists and philosophers.

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An Introduction to Thermal Physics

£60.00

Daniel V. Schroeder

9780192895547
Hardback
January 2021

This is a textbook for the standard undergraduate-level course in thermal physics. The book explores applications to engineering, chemistry, biology, geology, atmospheric science, astrophysics, cosmology, and everyday life.

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An Introduction to Thermal Physics

£29.99

Daniel V. Schroeder

9780192895554
Paperback
January 2021

This is a textbook for the standard undergraduate-level course in thermal physics. The book explores applications to engineering, chemistry, biology, geology, atmospheric science, astrophysics, cosmology, and everyday life.

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Organic Electronics: Foundations to Applications

£95.00

Stephen R. Forrest

9780198529729
Hardback
August 2020

This textbook provides a basic understanding of the principles of the field of organic electronics through to their applications in organic devices. Useful for the student and practitioner, it is both a teaching text and a resource that is a jumping-off point for learning, working and innovating in this rapidly growing field.

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Exploring Classical Mechanics: A Collection of 350+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers - Second Revised and Enlarged English Edition

£59.99

G. L. Kotkin, V. G. Serbo

9780198853787
Hardback
August 2020

This widly used text teaches analytical mechanics, the first chapter in the study of theoretical physics. Its methods and ideas are crucially important as they form the basis of all other branches of theoretical physics including quantum mechanics, statistical physics, and field theory. Most of the problems are original to this book.

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Exploring Classical Mechanics: A Collection of 350+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers - Second Revised and Enlarged English Edition

£29.99

G. L. Kotkin, V. G. Serbo

9780198853794
Paperback
August 2020

This widly used text teaches analytical mechanics, the first chapter in the study of theoretical physics. Its methods and ideas are crucially important as they form the basis of all other branches of theoretical physics including quantum mechanics, statistical physics, and field theory. Most of the problems are original to this book.

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Continuum Mechanics of Solids

£65.00

Lallit Anand, Sanjay Govindjee

9780198864721
Hardback
July 2020

Oxford Graduate Texts

This introductory graduate text is a unified treatment of the major concepts of Solid Mechanics for beginning graduate students in the many branches of engineering. Major topics are elasticity, viscoelasticity, plasticity, fracture, and fatigue. The book also has chapters on thermoelasticity, chemoelasticity, poroelasticity and piezoelectricity.

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The Sun: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip Judge

9780198832690
Paperback
April 2020

Very Short Introductions

Without the Sun, our planet - and life on it - would not exist. As our nearest star, the Sun is also important for astronomers and still presents many puzzles. Philip Judge explains what we know about the Sun's structure and evolution, solar phenomena, and the impact of solar activity on the Earth.

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Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

J. L. Heilbron

9780198819264
Paperback
January 2020

Very Short Introductions

This book introduces the life and work of one of the most creative physicists of the 20th century. Niels Bohr, the pioneer of quantum theory, ranking with Einstein in importance for the development of modern physics, also had deep interests in philosophy, literature, and humanism. John Heilbron explores how these influenced his groundbreaking work.

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Tides: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David George Bowers, Emyr Martyn Roberts

9780198826637
Paperback
November 2019

Very Short Introductions

The tide is important to Earth's climate, the biological productivity of our seas, and our hunt for renewable energy sources. It is also thought to have played a role in the evolution of life on Earth. This book explains the nature and cause of the tide, its observation and prediction, unusual tides, and their relevance to us.

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Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£41.99

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847144
Hardback
September 2019

Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chi-squared analysis and model testing. This is the first book to make this data analysis method accessible to students in introductory physics lab courses and others who need to learn this method, such as beginning researchers in astrophysics and beginners in data science.

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Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£20.99

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847151
Paperback
September 2019

Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chi-squared analysis and model testing. This is the first book to make this data analysis method accessible to students in introductory physics lab courses and others who need to learn this method, such as beginning researchers in astrophysics and beginners in data science.

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Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

£31.49

Ian R. Kenyon

9780198808367
Paperback
September 2019

This textbook for upper-level undergraduates covers the fundamentals and incorporates key themes of quantum physics. Major themes include boson condensation and fermion exclusivity, entanglement, quantum field theory, measurement precision set by quantum mechanics, and topology.

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Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

£63.00

Ian R. Kenyon

9780198808350
Hardback
September 2019

This textbook for upper-level undergraduates covers the fundamentals and incorporates key themes of quantum physics. Major themes include boson condensation and fermion exclusivity, entanglement, quantum field theory, measurement precision set by quantum mechanics, and topology.

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Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

£69.00

Hans-Peter Eckle

9780199678839
Hardback
July 2019

Oxford Graduate Texts

The book introduces tools with which models of quantum matter are built. The most important technique, the Bethe ansatz, is developed in detail to perform exact calculations of the physical properties of quantum matter.

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