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Observational Astronomy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Geoff Cottrell

9780192849021
Paperback
April 2023

Very Short Introductions

Unlocking the secrets of the Universe involves the critical application of the laws of physics to the observations. This Very Short Introduction describes how we are turning observations into knowledge and how theory, in turn, is inspiring new observations.

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Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding

£80.00

Dale A. Ostlie

9780198825821
Hardback
August 2022

This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital science-based critical-thinking skills, and outlines our present-day understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field.

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Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding

£39.95

Dale A. Ostlie

9780198825838
Paperback
August 2022

This introductory astronomy textbook is aimed at undergraduates across a range of disciplines. It encourages the development of vital science-based critical-thinking skills, and outlines our present-day understanding of our universe and the profound questions still to be answered in this ancient, yet rapidly changing field.

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Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition

£40.00

Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

9780198862031
Paperback
June 2022

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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Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition

£80.00

Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

9780198862024
Hardback
June 2022

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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A Materials Science Guide to Superconductors: and How to Make Them Super

£49.99

Susannah Speller

9780192858344
Hardback
June 2022

Superconductors capture the imagination with seemingly magical properties that allow them to carry electricity without losing any energy. This book tells how superconductors are designed and engineered on the nanoscale. It introduces what materials science is all about and why advanced materials have such importance for technological progress.

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A Materials Science Guide to Superconductors: and How to Make Them Super

£24.99

Susannah Speller

9780192858351
Paperback
June 2022

Superconductors capture the imagination with seemingly magical properties that allow them to carry electricity without losing any energy. This book tells how superconductors are designed and engineered on the nanoscale. It introduces what materials science is all about and why advanced materials have such importance for technological progress.

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Fluid Mechanics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Eric Lauga

9780198831006
Paperback
June 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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Quantum Computing: From Alice to Bob

£29.99

Alice Flarend, Robert Hilborn

9780192857989
Paperback
April 2022

A distinctive and accessible introduction to quantum information science and quantum computing, this textbook provides a solid conceptual and formal understanding of quantum states and entanglement for undergraduate students and upper-level secondary school students with little or no background in physics, computer science, or mathematics.

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Quantum Computing: From Alice to Bob

£60.00

Alice Flarend, Robert Hilborn

9780192857972
Hardback
April 2022

A distinctive and accessible introduction to quantum information science and quantum computing, this textbook provides a solid conceptual and formal understanding of quantum states and entanglement for undergraduate students and upper-level secondary school students with little or no background in physics, computer science, or mathematics.

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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

£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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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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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

£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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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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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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