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When Things Grow Many: Complexity, Universality, and Emergence in Nature

£45.00

Lawrence Schulman

9780198861881
Hardback
October 2021

Oxford Graduate Texts

An accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the applications of statistical mechanics across the sciences. The book contains a discussion of the methods of statistical physics and includes mathematical explanations alongside guidance to enable the reader to translate theory into practice.

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Quantum Theory: An Information Processing Approach

£29.99

Jochen Rau

9780192896315
Paperback
May 2021

This text, for the first time, introduces quantum theory from the perspective of both the physical foundations and practical applications - from quantum computers to secure communication. It requires minimal mathematics and virtually no prior knowledge of physics, and is accessible to beginning undergraduates and students of related disciplines.

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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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Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

£26.49

M. Suhail Zubairy

9780198854234
Paperback
May 2020

An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing.

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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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Bell Nonlocality

£44.99

Valerio Scarani

9780198788416
Hardback
August 2019

Oxford Graduate Texts

Quantum technologies have seen a tremendous upsurge in recent years. Bell nonlocality, one of the most striking discoveries triggered by quantum theory, has been instrumental in this trend. It states that in some situations measurements of physical systems do not reveal pre-existing properties, but properties are created by the measurement itself.

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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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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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The Elements of Relativity

£26.49

David M. Wittman

9780199658640
Paperback
June 2018

This undergraduate textbook introduces relativity to a non-technical audience. The "thinking tools" approach allows readers to understand at a much deeper level than popular treatments, and end-of-chapter problems (always lacking in popular books) help build and cement that understanding.

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Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics

£31.49

Peter Mann

9780198822387
Paperback
June 2018

The book introduces classical mechanics. It does so in an informal style with numerous fresh, modern and inter-disciplinary applications assuming no prior knowledge of the necessary mathematics. The book provides a comprehensive and self-contained treatment of the subject matter up to the forefront of research in multiple areas.

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Applied Computational Physics

£47.49

Joseph F. Boudreau, Eric S. Swanson

9780198708643
Paperback
December 2017

A textbook that addresses a wide variety of problems in classical and quantum physics. Modern programming techniques are stressed throughout, along with the important topics of encapsulation, polymorphism, and object-oriented design. Scientific problems are physically motivated, solution strategies are developed, and explicit code is presented.

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An Introduction to Non-Perturbative Foundations of Quantum Field Theory

£36.49

Franco Strocchi

9780198789239
Paperback
August 2016

International Series of Monographs on Physics

The book discusses fundamental aspects of Quantum Field Theory and of Gauge theories, with attention to mathematical consistency. Basic issues of the standard model of elementary particles (Higgs mechanism and chiral symmetry breaking in quantum Chromodynamics) are treated without relying on the perturbative expansion and on instanton calculus.

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A First Course in Network Theory

£33.49

Ernesto Estrada, Philip A. Knight

9780198726463
Paperback
March 2015

Network theory is a major topic of interdisciplinary research which covers diverse areas including physics, mathematics and sociology. This book covers all the basics and the most commonly used concepts in the field, provides examples of their applications in solving practical problems, and clear indications on how to analyse their results.

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Advanced Mechanics: From Euler's Determinism to Arnold's Chaos

£30.99

S. G. Rajeev

9780199670864
Paperback
July 2013

This book can be used as a textbook for a graduate course on mechanics or for self-study. There are a variety of problems ranging from exercises that verify parts of the text, moderately difficult calculations, to suggested research projects. Connections to other disciplines of mathematics and physics are emphasized.

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Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

£32.49

David P. Feldman

9780199566440
Paperback
August 2012

For students with a background in elementary algebra, this book provides a vivid introduction to the key phenomena and ideas of chaos and fractals, including the butterfly effect, strange attractors, fractal dimensions, Julia Sets and the Mandelbrot Set, power laws, and cellular automata. The book includes over 200 end-of-chapter exercises.

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Concepts in Thermal Physics

Second Edition

£29.99

Stephen J. Blundell, Katherine M. Blundell

9780199562107
Paperback
October 2009

This modern introduction to thermal physics contains a step-by-step presentation of the key concepts. The text is copiously illustrated and each chapter contains several worked examples.

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Statistical Mechanics: Algorithms and Computations

£29.50

Werner Krauth

9780198515364
Paperback
September 2006

Oxford Master Series in Physics

This book discusses the computational approach in modern statistical physics, adopting simple language and an attractive format with many illustrations, tables and printed algorithms. The style will appeal to students, teachers and researchers in the physical sciences. The focus is on orientation, with implementation details kept to a minimum.

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Data Analysis: A Bayesian Tutorial

Second Edition

£31.99

Devinderjit Sivia, John Skilling

9780198568322
Paperback
June 2006

This is the second edition of the first tutorial book on Bayesian methods and maximum entropy aimed at senior undergraduates in science and engineering. It takes the mystery out of statistics by showing how a few fundamental rules can be used to tackle a variety of problems in data analysis.

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