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


Geoffrey Brooker

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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An Introduction to Thermal Physics


Daniel V. Schroeder

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


Stephen R. Forrest

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


G. L. Kotkin, V. G. Serbo

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


Lallit Anand, Sanjay Govindjee

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


Ian R. Kenyon

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


Hans-Peter Eckle

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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An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations


Peter W. Milonni

January 2019

Oxford Graduate Texts

This is an introduction to the quantum theory of light and its broad implications and applications. The book covers material with direct relevance to current basic and applied research, such as quantum fluctuations and their role in laser physics and the theory of forces between macroscopic bodies. Includes many exercises and historical sidelights.

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


J. Pierrus

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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Second Edition


Mark Newman

July 2018

This book brings together recent advances and presents a comprehensive picture of the scientific study of networks. It includes discussion of computer networks, social networks, biological networks, and others, and an introduction to the mathematics of network theory, including analysis techniques, computer algorithms, and network modeling.

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Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors


Sadegh Vaez-Zadeh

March 2018

Permanent magnet synchronous (PMS) motors stand at the forefront of electric motor development due to their energy saving capabilities and performance potential. This book is a timely advancement along that path as the first comprehensive, self-contained, and thoroughly up-to-date book devoted solely to the control of PMS motors.

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Plasma Physics and Fusion Plasma Electrodynamics


Abraham Bers

January 2018

Plasma is a ubiquitous state of matter at high temperatures. The electrodynamics of plasmas encompasses many applications, from understanding plasmas in space and the stars, to their use in processing semiconductors. This textbook at the early graduate level covers basic plasma physics and illustrates its use in many current applications.

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