We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more

General Physics RSS

GDPR_single_story_image

Be first to hear about new textbooks, new editions, and updates in general physics by ensuring you are correctly signed up to receive e-newsletters from us.

Changes in data regulation mean that even if you currently receive emails from us, they may not continue if you are not correctly opted-in.

Check your subscription >

 

Disciplines

Price

Publication Date

Next List | Grid
Cover for 9780198872719

Atmospheric Thermodynamics 2e

Second Edition

£45.00

Craig Bohren, Bruce Albrecht

9780198872719
Paperback
01 May 2023

Atmospheric Thermodynamics provides a comprehensive treatment of a subject that can often be intimidating. The text analyses real-life problems and applications of the subject, alongside of guiding the reader through the fundamental basics followed by an emphasis on moist processes in the Earth's atmosphere.

Cover for 9780198822196

The Historical and Physical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

£45.00

Robert Golub, Steve Lamoreaux

9780198822196
Paperback
28 February 2023

Placing the development of quantum mechanics in its historical context, from its philosophical origins in Greece, to its scientific realisation in the 19th and 20th centuries, this textbook book culminates with an examination of the current state of the field and an introduction to quantum information and computing.

Cover for 9780198825838

Astronomy: The Human Quest for Understanding

£39.95

Dale A. Ostlie

9780198825838
Paperback
11 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.

Cover for 9780198862031

Introducing Einstein's Relativity: A Deeper Understanding

Second Edition

£40.00

Ray d'Inverno, James Vickers

9780198862031
Paperback
07 June 2022

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

Cover for 9780192858351

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

£24.99

Susannah Speller

9780192858351
Paperback
03 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.

Cover for 9780192858344

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

£49.99

Susannah Speller

9780192858344
Hardback
03 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.

Cover for 9780192857989

Quantum Computing: From Alice to Bob

£29.99

Alice Flarend, Robert Hilborn

9780192857989
Paperback
15 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.

Cover for 9780192895554

An Introduction to Thermal Physics

£32.99

Daniel V. Schroeder

9780192895554
Paperback
05 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.

Cover for 9780198853794

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

£32.99

G. L. Kotkin, V. G. Serbo

9780198853794
Paperback
10 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.

Cover for 9780198847151

Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£23.49

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847151
Paperback
17 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.

Cover for 9780198847144

Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£46.49

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847144
Hardback
17 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.

Cover for 9780198808367

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

£34.99

Ian R. Kenyon

9780198808367
Paperback
10 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.

Cover for 9780198798132

An Introduction to Electrodynamics

£48.99

P. A. Davidson

9780198798132
Paperback
18 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.

Cover for 9780198809111

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

£20.00

Jim Baggott

9780198809111
Hardback
22 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.

Cover for 9780198829959

Electrical Properties of Materials

Tenth Edition

£40.99

L. Solymar, D. Walsh, R. R. A. Syms

9780198829959
Paperback
27 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.

Cover for 9780198821922

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

£34.99

J. Pierrus

9780198821922
Paperback
02 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.

Cover for 9780198788959

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

£25.00

Roland Jackson

9780198788959
Hardback
22 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.

Cover for 9780199595075

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

£33.99

Jochen Rau

9780199595075
Paperback
28 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.

Cover for 9780198802303

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

£37.99

Peter Rez

9780198802303
Paperback
21 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.

Cover for 9780198796114

The Physical World: An Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

£34.99

Nicholas Manton, Nicholas Mee

9780198796114
Paperback
13 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.

Next List | Grid
Share: