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Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition

£40.00

Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

9780198862031
Paperback
October 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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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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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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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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An Introduction to Electrodynamics

£44.49

P. A. Davidson

9780198798132
Paperback
February 2019

A contemporary textbook in the field of electromagnetism. Not only is it comprehensive in its coverage of undergraduate material on electrodynamics, but the textboook includes some advanced topics in applied physics, such as fusions plasmas, stellar magnetism and planetary dynamos.

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General Relativity: A Concise Introduction

£20.99

Steven Carlip

9780198822165
Paperback
January 2019

This is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to high energy physics to condensed matter. The approach is "physics first": readers move quickly to the calculation of observational predictions and only then return to mathematical foundations.

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General Relativity: A Concise Introduction

£41.99

Steven Carlip

9780198822158
Hardback
January 2019

This is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to high energy physics to condensed matter. The approach is "physics first": readers move quickly to the calculation of observational predictions and only then return to mathematical foundations.

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Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe

£20.00

Jim Baggott

9780198809111
Hardback
November 2018

The greatest challenge for physics is to combine its two most successful theories: general relativity and quantum mechanics. The resulting quantum theory of gravity would explain the universe across all scales. Much has been said about the approach based on string theory. Here, Jim Baggott describes its powerful rival: Loop Quantum Gravity.

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Electrical Properties of Materials

Tenth Edition

£36.99

Laszlo Solymar, Donald Walsh, Richard R. A. Syms

9780198829959
Paperback
September 2018

Informal and accessible writing style, simple treatment of maths, and a clear guide to applications have made this a classic text in electrical and electronic engineering. Features fundamental ideas for understanding the electrical properties of materials. Topics are selected to explain the operation of devices with applications in engineering.

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Solved Problems in Classical Electromagnetism: Analytical and Numerical Solutions with Comments

£31.49

J. Pierrus

9780198821922
Paperback
August 2018

Classical electromagnetism - one of the fundamental pillars of physics - is an important topic for all types of physicists from the theoretical to the applied. Although there are many books on this subject, hardly any are written in the question-and-answer style format adopted in this book.

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Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

£47.49

Dennis Sherwood, Paul Dalby

9780198784708
Paperback
June 2018

Thermodynamics is fundamental to university curricula in chemistry, physics, engineering and many life sciences. It is also notoriously difficult for students to understand, learn and apply. This book explains the fundamental concepts with great clarity, and shows how they can be applied to a variety of chemical and life science contexts.

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual

£25.00

Roland Jackson

9780198788959
Hardback
March 2018

John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society.

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Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

£30.49

Jochen Rau

9780199595075
Paperback
September 2017

Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena, from neutron stars to heat engines, or from chemical reactions to phase transitions. The pertinent laws are among the most universal ones of all laws of physics.

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The Simple Physics of Energy Use

£34.49

Peter Rez

9780198802303
Paperback
September 2017

As a society we use energy for climate control and lighting in buildings, moving people and goods from one place to another and making things. This book uses simple classical physics (mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism) to quantitatively review sources of energy and how we use them.

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Materials for the 21st Century

£26.49

David Segal

9780198804086
Paperback
May 2017

Materials play a key role in our search for solutions to many pressing issues. They underpin industries, are critical for developing new consumer goods, are essential components for medical diagnosis, offer hope for the treatment of currently incurable diseases, and help solve environmental problems. This is a guide to materials for the future.

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The Physical World: An Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

£31.49

Nicholas Manton, Nicholas Mee

9780198796114
Paperback
April 2017

The Physical World offers a grand vision of the essential unity of physics that will enable the reader to see the world through the eyes of a physicist and understand their thinking.

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Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction

£33.49

Heiner Igel

9780198717416
Paperback
November 2016

This book is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. It looks under the hood of current simulation technology and provides guidelines on what to look out for when carrying out sophisticated simulation tasks.

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A First Course in Vibrations and Waves

£33.49

Mohammad Samiullah

9780198729792
Paperback
August 2015

The book contains a detailed treatment of vibrations and waves at an introductory level. Since waves appear in almost all branches of physics and engineering, readers will be exposed to different types of waves in this book with a common language.

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