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 Alexander, Stephon, author.
 First edition  New York, NY : Basic Books, Hachette Book Group, 2021
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 Book — viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Escape from the jungle of no imaginations
 The changeless change
 Superposition
 The zen of quantum fields
 Emergence
 If Basquiat were a physicist
 What banged?
 A dark conductor of quantum galaxies
 Cosmic virtual reality
 Embracing instabilities
 A cosmologist's view of a quantum elephant
 The cosmic biosphere
 Dark ideas on alien life
 Into the cosmic matrix
 The cosmic mind and quantum cosmology
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 Kaku, Michio, author.
 First edition  New York : Doubleday, [2021]
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 Book — ix, 225 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
 Summary

 Introduction to the final theory
 Unification, the ancient dream
 Einstein's quest for unification
 Rise of the quantum
 Theory of almost everything
 The dark universe
 Rise of string theory : promise and problems
 Finding meaning in the universe
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 Zee, A., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
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 Book — xxiv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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The essential primer for physics students who want to build their physical intuition Presented in A. Zee's incomparably engaging style, this book introduces physics students to the practice of using physical reasoning and judicious guesses to get at the crux of a problem. An essential primer for advanced undergraduates and beyond, Fly by Night Physics reveals the simple and effective techniques that researchers use to think through a problem to its solutionor failing that, to smartly guess the answerbefore starting any calculations. In typical physics classrooms, students seek to master an enormous toolbox of mathematical methods, which are necessary to do the precise calculations used in physics. Consequently, students often develop the unfortunate impression that physics consists of welldefined problems that can be solved with tightly reasoned and logical steps. Idealized textbook exercises and homework problems reinforce this erroneous impression. As a result, even the best students can find themselves completely unprepared for the challenges of doing actual research. In reality, physics is replete with back of the envelope estimates, order of magnitude guesses, and fly by night leaps of logic. Including exciting problems related to cuttingedge topics in physics, from Hawking radiation to gravity waves, this indispensable book will help students more deeply understand the equations they have learned and develop the confidence to start flying by night to arrive at the answers they seek. For instructors, a solutions manual is available upon request.
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4. The demon in the machine [2019]
 Davies, Paul, author.
 London : Allen Lane, 2019.
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 Book — 250 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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'A gripping new drama in science ... if you want to understand how the concept of life is changing, read this' Professor Andrew Briggs, University of Oxford When Darwin set out to explain the origin of species, he made no attempt to answer the deeper question: what is life? For generations, scientists have struggled to make sense of this fundamental question. Life really does look like magic: even a humble bacterium accomplishes things so dazzling that no human engineer can match it. And yet, huge advances in molecular biology over the past few decades have served only to deepen the mystery. So can life be explained by known physics and chemistry, or do we need something fundamentally new? In this penetrating and wideranging new analysis, worldrenowned physicist and science communicator Paul Davies searches for answers in a field so new and fastmoving that it lacks a name, a domain where computing, chemistry, quantum physics and nanotechnology intersect. At the heart of these diverse fields, Davies explains, is the concept of information: a quantity with the power to unify biology with physics, transform technology and medicine, and even to illuminate the ageold question of whether we are alone in the universe. From life's murky origins to the microscopic engines that run the cells of our bodies, The Demon in the Machine is a breathtaking journey across the landscape of physics, biology, logic and computing. Weaving together cancer and consciousness, twoheaded worms and bird navigation, Davies reveals how biological organisms garner and process information to conjure order out of chaos, opening a window on the secret of life itself.
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How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the answers, we must first answer a deeper question 'What is information?' To understand the origins and nature of life, Davies proposes a radical vision of biology which sees the underpinnings of life as similar to circuits and electronics, arguing that life as we know it should really be considered a phenomenon of information storage. In an extraordinary deep dive into the real mechanics of what we take for granted, Davies reveals how biological processes, from photosynthesis to birds' navigation abilities, rely on quantum mechanics, and explores whether quantum physics could prove to be the secret key of all life on Earth. Lively and accessible, The Demon in the Machineboils down intricate interdisciplinary developments to take readers on an eyeopening journey towards the ultimate goal of science unifying all theories of the living and the nonliving, so that humanity can at last understand its place in the universe.
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 Farmelo, Graham, author.
 First edition.  New York : Basic Books, 2019.
 Description
 Book — 321 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Prologue: listening to the universe
 Mathematics drives away the cloud
 Shining the torch on electricity and magnetism
 Shining the torch on gravity again
 Quantum mathematics
 The long divorce
 Revolution
 Bad company?
 Jokes and magic lead to the string
 Strung together
 Thinking their way to the Millenium
 Diamonds in the rough
 The best possible times.
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6. The physics of energy [2018]
 Jaffe, Robert L., author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
 Description
 Book — xxi, 874 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
 Summary

 Part I. Basic Energy Physics and Uses: 1. Introduction
 2. Mechanical energy
 3. Electromagnetic energy
 4. Waves and light
 5. Thermodynamics I: heat and thermal energy
 6. Heat transfer
 7. Introduction to quantum physics
 8. Thermodynamics II: entropy and temperature
 9. Energy in matter
 10. Thermal energy conversion
 11. Internal combustion engines
 12. Phasechange energy conversion
 13. Thermal power and heat extraction cycles
 Part II. Energy Sources: 14. The forces of nature
 15. Quantum phenomena in energy systems
 16. An overview of nuclear power
 17. Structure, properties and decays of nuclei
 18. Nuclear energy processes: fission and fusion
 19. Nuclear fission reactors and nuclear fusion experiments
 20. Ionizing radiation
 21. Energy in the universe
 22. Solar energy: solar production and radiation
 23. Solar energy: solar radiation on Earth
 24. Solar thermal energy
 25. Photovoltaic solar cells
 26. Biological energy
 27. Ocean energy flow
 28. Wind: a highly variable resource
 29. Fluids  the basics
 30. Wind turbines
 31. Energy from moving water: hydro, wave, tidal, and marine current power
 32. Geothermal energy
 33. Fossil fuels
 Part III. Energy System Issues and Externalities: 34. Energy and climate
 35. Earth's climate: past, present, and future
 36. Energy efficiency, conservation, and changing energy sources
 37. Energy storage
 38. Electricity generation and transmission.
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 Milotti, Edoardo, author.
 San Rafael [California] (40 Oak Drive, San Rafael, CA, 94903, USA) : Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2018. Bristol [England] (Temple Circus, Temple Way, Bristol BS1 6HG, UK) : IOP Publishing, [2018]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Preface Acknowledgments Author biography
 1. Models of Nature
 2. Randomness
 3. Bayesian and frequentist approaches to scientific inference
 4. The principles of inferential statistics
 5. Parametric inference
 6. Prior distributions and equiprobable events in the physical sciences
 7. Conclusionsthe statistical nature of scientific knowledge Appendix AShort review of some basic concepts Appendix BAbbreviations.
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QC20 .M557 2018  Unknown 
 Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2017]
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 Book — x, 267 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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 * B. Webster, Geometry and categorification* Y. Li, A geometric realization of modified quantum algebras* T. Lawson, R. Lipshitz, and S. Sarkar, The cube and the Burnside category* S. Chun, S. Gukov, and D. Roggenkamp, Junctions of surface operators and categorification of quantum groups* R. Rouquier, KhovanovRozansky homology and 2braid groups* I. Cherednik and I. Danilenko, DAHA approach to iterated torus links.
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9. Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics [2017]
 Thorne, Kip S., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xl, 1511 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Part I. Foundations. Newtonian physics : geometric viewpoint ; Special relativity : geometric viewpoint
 Part II. Statistical physics. Kinetic theory ; Statistical mechanics ; Statistical thermodynamics ; Random processes
 Part III. Optics. Geometric optics ; Diffraction ; Interference and coherence ; Nonlinear optics
 Part IV. Elasticity. Elastostatics ; Elastodynamics
 Part V. Fluid dynamics. Foundations of fluid dynamics ; Vorticity ; Turbulence ; Waves ; Compressible and supersonic flow ; Convection ; Magnetohydrodynamics
 Part VI. Plasma physics. The particle kinetics of plasma ; Waves in cold plasmas : twofluid formalism ; Kinetic theory of warm plasmas ; Nonlinear dynamics of plasmas
 Part VII. General relativity. From special to general relativity ; Fundamental concepts of general relativity ; Relativistic stars and black holes ; Gravitational waves and experimental tests of general relativity ; Cosmology.
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 PHYSICS26201  General Relativity
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 Blandford, Roger
10. Natural complexity : a modeling handbook [2017]
 Charbonneau, Paul, 1961
 Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xiv, 355 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
 Summary

 Preface xiii
 1. Introduction: What Is Complexity? 1 1.1 Complexity Is Not Simple 1 1.2 Randomness Is Not Complexity 4 1.3 Chaos Is Not Complexity 10 1.4 Open Dissipative Systems 13 1.5 Natural Complexity 16 1.6 About the Computer Programs Listed in This Book 18 1.7 Suggested Further Reading 20 2 Iterated Growth 23 2.1 Cellular Automata in One Spatial Dimension 23 2.2 Cellular Automata in Two Spatial Dimensions 31 2.3 A Zoo of 2D Structures from Simple Rules 38 2.4 Agents, Ants, and Highways 41 2.5 Emergent Structures and Behaviors 46 2.6 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 47 2.7 Further Reading 50 3 Aggregation 53 3.1 DiffusionLimited Aggregation 53 3.2 Numerical Implementation 54 3.3 A Representative Simulation 58 3.4 A Zoo of Aggregates 60 3.5 Fractal Geometry 63 3.6 SelfSimilarity and Scale Invariance 73 3.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 76 3.8 Further Reading 78 4 Percolation 80 4.1 Percolation in One Dimension 80 4.2 Percolation in Two Dimensions 83 4.3 Cluster Sizes 85 4.4 Fractal Clusters 98 4.5 Is It Really a Power Law? 98 4.6 Criticality 100 4.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 102 4.8 Further Reading 104 5 Sandpiles 106 5.1 Model Definition 106 5.2 Numerical Implementation 110 5.3 A Representative Simulation 112 5.4 Measuring Avalanches 119 5.5 SelfOrganized Criticality 123 5.6 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 127 5.7 Further Reading 129 6 Forest Fires 130 6.1 Model Definition 130 6.2 Numerical Implementation 131 6.3 A Representative Simulation 134 6.4 Model Behavior 137 6.5 Back to Criticality 147 6.6 The Pros and Cons of Wildfire Management 148 6.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 149 6.8 Further Reading 152 7 Traffic Jams 154 7.1 Model Definition 154 7.2 Numerical Implementation 157 7.3 A Representative Simulation 157 7.4 Model Behavior 161 7.5 Traffic Jams as Avalanches 164 7.6 Car Traffic as a SOC System? 168 7.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 170 7.8 Further Reading 172 8 Earthquakes 174 8.1 The BurridgeKnopoff Model 175 8.2 Numerical Implementation 182 8.3 A Representative Simulation 184 8.4 Model Behavior 189 8.5 Predicting Real Earthquakes 193 8.6 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 194 8.7 Further Reading 196 9 Epidemics 198 9.1 Model Definition 198 9.2 Numerical Implementation 199 9.3 A Representative Simulation 202 9.4 Model Behavior 205 9.5 Epidemic SelfOrganization 213 9.6 SmallWorld Networks 215 9.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 220 9.8 Further Reading 222 10 Flocking 224 10.1 Model Definition 225 10.2 Numerical Implementation 228 10.3 A Behavioral Zoo 235 10.4 Segregation of Active and Passive Flockers 240 10.5 Why You Should Never Panic 242 10.6 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 245 10.7 Further Reading 247 11 Pattern Formation 249 11.1 Excitable Systems 249 11.2 The Hodgepodge Machine 253 11.3 Numerical Implementation 260 11.4 Waves, Spirals, Spaghettis, and Cells 262 11.5 Spiraling Out 266 11.6 Spontaneous Pattern Formation 270 11.7 Exercises and Further Computational Explorations 272 11.8 Further Reading 273 12 Epilogue 275 12.1 A Hike on Slickrock 275 12.2 Johannes Kepler and the Unity of Nature 279 12.3 From Lichens to Solar Flares 285 12.4 Emergence and Natural Order 288 12.5 Into the Abyss: Your Turn 290 12.6 Further Reading 291 A. Basic Elements of the Python Programming Language 293 A.1 Code Structure 294 A.2 Variables and Arrays 297 A.3 Operators 299 A.4 Loop Constructs 300 A.5 Conditional Constructs 304 A.6 Input/Output and Graphics 305 A.7 Further Reading 306 B. Probability Density Functions 308 B.1 A Simple Example 308 B.2 Continuous PDFs 312 B.3 Some Mathematical Properties of PowerLaw PDFs 313 B.4 Cumulative PDFs 314 B.5 PDFs with Logarithmic Bin Sizes 315 B.6 Better Fits to PowerLaw PDFs 318 B.7 Further Reading 320 C Random Numbers and Walks 321 C.1 Random and PseudoRandom Numbers 321 C.2 Uniform Random Deviates 323 C.3 Using Random Numbers for Probability Tests 324 C.4 Nonuniform Random Deviates 325 C.5 The Classical Random Walk 328 C.6 Random Walk and Diffusion 335 D Lattice Computation 338 D.1 NearestNeighbor Templates 339 D.2 Periodic Boundary Conditions 342 D.3 Random Walks on Lattices 345 Index 351.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey author.
 4/E.  [Boston] : Pearson, [2017]
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 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

 I. Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Newton's Third Law
 8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane II. Conservation Laws
 9. Work and Kinetic Energy
 10. Interactions and Potential Energy
 11. Impulse and Momentum III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Fluids and Elasticity IV. Oscillations and Waves
 15. Oscillations
 16. Traveling Waves
 17. Superposition V. Thermodynamics
 18. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 19. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 20. The Micro/Macro Connection
 21. Heat Engines and Refrigerators VI. Electricity and Magnetism
 22. Electric Charges and Forces
 23. The Electric Field
 24. Gauss's Law
 25. The Electric Potential
 26. Potential and Field
 27. Current and Resistance
 28. Fundamentals of Circuits
 29. The Magnetic Field
 30. Electromagnetic Induction
 31. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 32. AC Circuits VII. Optics
 33. Wave Optics
 34. Ray Optics
 35. Optical Instruments VIII. Relativity and Quantum Physics
 36. Relativity.
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 Czerski, Helen, 1978 author.
 First American edition 2017.  New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
 Description
 Book — 275 pages ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Popcorn and rockets
 What goes up must come down
 Small is beautiful
 A moment in time
 Making waves
 Why don't ducks get cold feet?
 Spoons, spirals and Sputnik
 When opposites attract
 A sense of perspective.
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13. Chemical and biochemical physics : a systematic approach to experiments, evaluation, and modeling [2016]
 Oakville, ON, Canada ; Waretown, NJ, USA : Apple Academic Press Inc., [2016]
 Description
 Book — xvi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Chemical Physics. Halogen Containing Simple and Complicated Block Copolyethers. Welding Modes and Their Influence on the Adhesions. Kinetics and Mechanism of Polymer Dispersion Formation on Based of (Meth) Acrylates. Films and Nonwoven Materials Based on Polyurethane, the StyreneAcrylonitrile Copolymer, and Their Blends. Investigation of Polypropylene/LowDensity Polyethylene Blends. Elastic Modulus of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate)/Poly(Butylene Terephthalate) Blends. LowToxic NitrogenContaining Antioxidant for Polyvinyl Chloride. Impact of Organosilicone Modifiers on the Properties of Ethylene Copolymers. UV Spectroscopy Study of 1,2DihydroC60Fullerenes in Polar Solvent. Hexagonal Structures in Physical Chemistry and Physiology. Complex Formation Between Alk4NBr and 1,1,3Trimethyl3(4Methylphenyl)Butyl Hydroperoxide on the Base of NMR 1H Investigation. Polyamides and Polyamidoether in Macromolecules Containing Triphenylmethane Groups. A Detailed Review on Nanofibers Production and Applications. Biochemical Physics. Composition of Bioregulator Obtained from Garlic Allium Sativum L. Morphological and Bioenergetical Characteristics of Mitochondria. Halophilic Microorganisms from Saline Wastes of Starobin Potash Deposit. Biochemical Characteristics of Insects Hermetia Illucens. Peptides of a Plant Origin Exerting Hepatoprotective Properties. Index.
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14. Data Analysis for Scientists and Engineers [2016]
 Robinson, Edward L., author.
 Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2016]
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 Book — xiii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

Data Analysis for Scientists and Engineers is a modern, graduatelevel text on data analysis techniques for physical science and engineering students as well as working scientists and engineers. Edward Robinson emphasizes the principles behind various techniques so that practitioners can adapt them to their own problems, or develop new techniques when necessary. Robinson divides the book into three sections. The first section covers basic concepts in probability and includes a chapter on Monte Carlo methods with an extended discussion of Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling. The second section introduces statistics and then develops tools for fitting models to data, comparing and contrasting techniques from both frequentist and Bayesian perspectives. The final section is devoted to methods for analyzing sequences of data, such as correlation functions, periodograms, and image reconstruction. While it goes beyond elementary statistics, the text is selfcontained and accessible to readers from a wide variety of backgrounds. Specialized mathematical topics are included in an appendix. Based on a graduate course on data analysis that the author has taught for many years, and couched in the looser, workaday language of scientists and engineers who wrestle directly with data, this book is ideal for courses on data analysis and a valuable resource for students, instructors, and practitioners in the physical sciences and engineering. * Indepth discussion of data analysis for scientists and engineers * Coverage of both frequentist and Bayesian approaches to data analysis * Extensive look at analysis techniques for timeseries data and images * Detailed exploration of linear and nonlinear modeling of data * Emphasis on error analysis * Instructor's manual (available only to professors).
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 Penrose, Roger, author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
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 Book — xvi, 501 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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 Acknowledgements ix Preface xi Are fashion, faith, or fantasy relevant to fundamental science? xi 1 Fashion 1 1.1 Mathematical elegance as a driving force 1 1.2 Some fashionable physics of the past 10 1.3 Particlephysics background to string theory 17 1.4 The superposition principle in QFT 20 1.5 The power of Feynman diagrams 25 1.6 The original key ideas of string theory 32 1.7 Time in Einstein's general relativity 42 1.8 Weyl's gauge theory of electromagnetism 52 1.9 Functional freedom in KaluzaKlein and string models 59 1.10 Quantum obstructions to functional freedom? 69 1.11 Classical instability of higherdimensional string theory 77 1.12 The fashionable status of string theory 82 1.13 Mtheory 90 1.14 Supersymmetry 95 1.15 AdS/CFT 104 1.16 Braneworlds and the landscape 117 2 Faith 121 2.1 The quantum revelation 121 2.2 Max Planck's E = hnu 126 2.3 The waveparticle paradox 133 2.4 Quantum and classical levels: C, U, and R 138 2.5 Wave function of a pointlike particle 145 2.6 Wave function of a photon 153 2.7 Quantum linearity 158 2.8 Quantum measurement 164 2.9 The geometry of quantum spin 174 2.10 Quantum entanglement and EPR effects 182 2.11 Quantum functional freedom 188 2.12 Quantum reality 198 2.13 Objective quantum state reduction: a limit to the quantum faith? 204 3 Fantasy 216 3.1 The Big Bang and FLRW cosmologies 216 3.2 Black holes and local irregularities 230 3.3 The second law of thermodynamics 241 3.4 The Big Bang paradox 250 3.5 Horizons, comoving volumes, and conformal diagrams 258 3.6 The phenomenal precision in the Big Bang 270 3.7 Cosmological entropy? 275 3.8 Vacuum energy 285 3.9 Inflationary cosmology 294 3.10 The anthropic principle 310 3.11 Some more fantastical cosmologies 323 4 A New Physics for the Universe? 334 4.1 Twistor theory: an alternative to strings? 334 4.2 Whither quantum foundations? 353 4.3 Conformal crazy cosmology? 371 4.4 A personal coda 391 Appendix A Mathematical
 Appendix 397 A.1 Iterated exponents 397 A.2 Functional freedom of fields 401 A.3 Vector spaces 407 A.4 Vector bases, coordinates, and duals 413 A.5 Mathematics of manifolds 417 A.6 Manifolds in physics 425 A.7 Bundles 431 A.8 Functional freedom via bundles 439 A.9 Complex numbers 445 A.10 Complex geometry 448 A.11 Harmonic analysis 458 References 469 Index 491.
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16. Now : the physics of time [2016]
 Muller, R. (Richard) author.
 First edition.  New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
 Description
 Book — 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Part I: Amazing time. The entangled enigma ; Einstein's childhood regression ; The leaping now ; Contradictions and paradoxes ; Lightspeed limit, lightspeed loophole ; Imaginary time ; To infinity and beyond
 Part II: Broken arrow. An arrow of confusion ; Demystifying entropy ; Mystifying entropy ; Time explained ; Our unlikely universe ; The universe erupts ; The end of time ; Throwing entropy under the bus ; Alternative arrows
 Par III: Spooky physics. A cat both dead and alive ; Tickling the quantum ghost ; Einstein is spooked ; Backward time travel observed
 Part IV: Physics and reality. Beyond physics ; Cogito ergo sum ; Free will
 Part V: Now. The 4D Big Bang ; The meaning of now.
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 Bejan, Adrian, 1948 author.
 First Edition.  New York : St. Martins Press, 2016.
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 Book — x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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 The life question
 What all the world desires
 Wealth as movement with purpose
 Technology evolution
 Sports evolution
 City evolution
 Growth
 Politics, science and design change
 The arrow of time
 The death question
 Life and evolution as physics.
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 Young, Hugh D.
 14th edition.  [Boston] : Pearson, [2016]
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 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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 Mechanics. Units, physical quantities, and vectors ; Motion along a straight line ; Motion in two or three dimensions ; Newton's laws of motion ; Applying Newton's laws ; Work and kinetic energy ; Potential energy and energy conservation ; Momentum, impulse, and collisions ; Rotation of rigid bodies ; Dynamics of rotational motion ; Equilibrium and elasticity ; Fluid mechanics ; Gravitation ; Periodic motion
 Waves/acoustics. Mechanical waves ; Sound and hearing
 Thermodynamics. Temperature and heat ; Thermal properties of matter ; The first law of thermodynamics ; The second law of thermodynamics
 Electromagnetism. Electric charge and electric field ; Gauss's law ; Electric potential ; Capacitance and dielectrics ; Current, resistance, and electromotive force ; Directcurrent circuits ; Magnetic field and magnetic forces ; Sources of magnetic field ; Electromagnetic induction ; Inductance ; Alternating current ; Electromagnetic waves
 Optics. The nature and propagation of light ; Geometric optics ; Interference ; Diffraction
 Modern physics. Relativity ; Photons : light waves behaving as particles ; Particles behaving as waves ; Quantum mechanics I : wave functions ; Quantum mechanics II : atomic structure ; Molecules and condensed matter ; Nuclear physics ; Particle physics and cosmology
 Appendices. A: The international system of units ; B: Useful mathematical relations ; C: The Greek alphabet ; D: Periodic table of the elements ; E: Unit conversion factors ; F: Numerical constants
 Answers to oddnumbered problems.
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19. Conquering the physics GRE [2015]
 Kahn, Yoni.
 Second edition, printing 1.1 (updated February 2015).  [Cambridge, MA] : [s.n], 2015.
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 Book — xvi, 437 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
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20. Electronics : a physical approach [2015]
 Snoke, D. W., author.
 Boston : Pearson, [2015]
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 Book — xvi, 623 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Contents
 1 Linear DC Circuits 15
 1.1 Circuit Elements. The Water Analogy
 1.2 Ohm's Law and Power Loss in Resistors
 1.3 The Voltage Divider. Circuit Inputs and Outputs
 1.4 Kirchho?'s Laws
 1.5 Equivalent Circuits and Current Sources
 1.6 Understanding the Equipment: Multimeter 1.7 Application: FourLead Measurements
 1.8 The Physics and Chemistry of Batteries
 1.9 Extra Problems
 2 Linear AC Circuits
 2.1 The Water Analogy for AC Circuit Elements
 2.2 Derivation of Capacitor Behavior
 2.3 Derivation of Inductor Behavior
 2.4 Intrinsic Time Constants
 2.5 Complex Impedance
 2.6 Decibels and Signal Level
 2.7 Advanced Topic. Fourier Transforms
 2.8 Resonant Circuits and Bandpass Filters
 2.9 Understanding the Equipment: Oscilloscope
 2.10 Understanding the Equipment: Function Generator
 2.11 Extra Problems
 3 Transmission Lines and Signal Propagation
 3.1 Circuit Model of a Transmission Line
 3.2 Impedance of a Transmission Line
 3.3 Reection of Signals at Interfaces. Impedance Matching
 3.4 Advanced Topic. Degradation of Signals in Transmission Lines
 3.4.1 A Cable with Resistance
 3.4.2 A Cable with Dispersion
 3.5 Understanding the Equipment: Pulse Generator
 3.6 Transformers
 3.6.1 Inductive Transformers
 3.6.2 Capacitive Field Coupling
 3.7 Generators and ThreePhase Power
 3.8 Antennas and Radiation Loss
 3.9 Noise Reduction Methods
 3.9.1 BalancedUnbalanced Conversion. Ground Loops
 3.9.2 Shielding
 3.10 Advanced Topic. Spectral Analysis and Electrical Noise
 3.10.1 Thermal Noise
 3.10.2 Shot Noise
 3.10.3 Phase Fluctuations
 3.11 Understanding the Equipment: Spectral Analyzer
 3.12 Extra Problems
 4 Introduction to Nonlinear Circuit Elements
 4.1 Water Analogy for Diodes
 4.2 Bands and Band Gaps
 4.3 Semiconductors
 4.3.1 Electrons in Periodic Crystals
 4.3.2 Holes
 4.3.3 Semiconductor Doping 4.4 Interfaces and Band Bending
 4.4.1 MetaltoMetal Junctions. Thermocouples
 4.4.2 Doped Semiconductor Interfaces
 4.4.3 Metal Contacts and Surface States
 4.4.4 Junctions with Undoped Semiconductors
 4.5 Diodes and Rectiers
 4.5.1 Rectiers
 4.5.2 The Concept of Dynamic Resistance
 4.5.3 Zener Diodes
 4.5.4 Tunnel Diodes. Negative Dynamic Resistance
 4.5.5 Schottky Diodes. Recovery Time of Diodes
 4.6 Advanced Topic. Chaos in Diode Circuits
 4.7 Varistors. Tunneling Resistance
 4.8 Fuses
 4.9 Extra Problems
 5 Transistors
 5.1 Water Analogy for Transistors
 5.2 Bipolar Transistors
 5.3 Basic Bipolar Transistor Circuits
 5.3.1 Follower. Input and Output Impedance
 5.3.2 Current Source. The Concept of Negative Feedback
 5.3.3 Inverting Amplier
 5.3.4 Di?erential Amplier
 5.3.5 Advanced Topic. PushPull. Amplier Classes
 5.3.6 Advanced Topic. Temperature Compensation
 5.4 FieldE?ect Transistors
 5.4.1 JFETs .
 5.4.2 MOSFETs
 5.4.3 Advanced Topic. Estimation of the Saturation Current in FETs
 5.4.4 General properties of FETs
 5.5 Understanding the Equipment: IV Curve Tracer
 5.6 Thyristors
 5.7 Extra Problems
 6 Operational Ampliers and Comparators
 6.1 Hierarchies of Circuits. OpAmps
 6.2 Negative Feedback. Simple Amplier Circuits
 6.3 Analog Math with Ampliers. Mixers
 6.4 Positive Feedback. Comparators and Triggers
 6.5 Oscillators
 6.5.1 Relaxation Oscillator
 6.5.2 Advanced Topic. VoltageControlled Oscillator 6.5.3 Advanced Topic. Crystal Oscillators
 6.6 Active Frequency Filters
 6.6.1 Articial Inductors
 6.6.2 Single OpAmp Filters
 6.6.3 Advanced Topic. Cascaded and Optimized Filters 6.6.4 Advanced Topic. Tunable Bandpass Filter
 6.7 Application: Feedback to Keep a Signal Constant
 6.8 OpenCollector Comparators and Transistor Logic
 6.9 Understanding the Equipment: Timing Electronics
 6.10 The Physics of Lithography
 6.11 Extra Problems
 7 Digital Logic
 7.1 Combinatorial Logic
 7.2 Bistable Circuits and Dynamic Memory
 7.3 Flip Flops
 7.4 Registers. The Concept of Information
 7.5 Binary Math. Addition Registers
 7.6 Counters and Sequential Logic. Timing Diagrams
 7.6.1 Ripple Counter
 7.6.2 Advanced Topic. 555 Timer
 7.7 Analog Versus Digital Information
 7.8 D/A and A/D Conversion. Successive Approximation Register
 7.9 Advanced Topic. PhaseLocked Loop
 7.10 Application: Homodyne and Heterodyne Experiments
 7.11 AM and FM Communication
 7.12 Understanding the Equipment: LockIn Detector
 7.13 Understanding the Equipment: Sampling Scope
 7.14 Extra Problems
 8 Processors and Computers
 8.1 State Machines and Turing Machines
 8.2 Buses, ThreeState Logic, and Handshaking
 8.3 Memory Addressing
 8.4 Basic CPU Elements
 8.5 Advanced Topic. Machine Language Programming
 8.6 Memory
 8.6.1 RAM and ROM
 8.6.2 Magnetic Memory
 8.7 Advanced Topic. Energy Cost of Information
 8.8 Understanding the Equipment: Parallel and Serial Buses
 8.9 Error Correction in Communication
 8.10 Application: General Concepts of Computer Control of Equipment
 8.11 Extra Problems
 9 Interfaces to the NonElectronic World
 9.1 Light Detection and Emission
 9.1.1 Wave Quantization and Photons
 9.1.2 Incandescent Light Sources
 9.1.3 Fluorescent Light Sources and Spark Gaps
 9.1.4 Photodiodes and LEDs
 9.1.5 Solar Cells
 9.1.6 Lasers
 9.1.7 Avalanche Photon Detectors
 9.2 Understanding the Equipment: Discriminators and Counters
 9.3 Application: TimeCorrelated Single Photon Counting
 9.4 Particle Detectors
 9.5 Understanding the Equipment: Multichannel Analyzer
 9.6 Imaging
 9.6.1 CCD Imagers
 9.6.2 LCD Displays 9.6.3 Other Displays
 9.7 Electrical Control of Motion
 9.7.1 AC motors
 9.7.2 Solenoids, Stepper Motors, and Galvos
 9.7.3 Sound systems
 9.7.4 Piezoelectrics
 9.8 Touch Sensors
 9.9 Extra Problems
 10 Coherent Electronics
 10.1 Basic Wave Properties of Electrons
 10.1.1 TimeDependent Schrodinger Equation
 10.1.2 Electron Coherence Length
 10.1.3 Fermi Velocity of Electrons
 10.2 Ohm's Law Revisited. Bloch Oscillations and Dephasing
 10.2.1 Drude Model for a Fermi Gas
 10.2.2 Bragg Reection and Bloch Oscillations
 10.2.3 Advanced Topic. Quantitative Derivation of Bloch Oscillations
 10.3 Advanced Topic. Anderson Localization
 10.4 Electron Interference in Mesoscopic Circuits
 10.4.1 Controlled Electron Interference
 10.4.2 The AharanovBohm E?ect
 10.4.3 Advanced Topic. Equivalence of the Electric and Magnetic AB E?ects 10.5 Superconductors
 10.5.1 Boson Coherence and Fermion Pairing
 10.5.2 Cooper Pairing
 10.5.3 Josephson Junctions
 10.5.4 Magnetic Properties of Superconductors
 10.5.5 Flux Quantization and SQUIDs
 10.5.6 Type I and Type II Superconductors
 10.6 Extra Problems 621
 11 Nanoelectronics
 11.1 Quantum Connement
 11.2 MOSFETs and the TwoDimensional Electron Gas
 11.3 Quantum Hall E?ects
 11.3.1 Cyclotron Orbitals and Magnetoresistance
 11.3.2 Landau Levels in Magnetic Field
 11.3.3 ShubnikovDe Haas and de Haasvan Alphen Oscillations
 11.3.4 The Integer Quantum Hall E?ect
 11.3.5 Advanced Topic. The Fractional Quantum Hall E?ect
 11.4 Quantum Wires
 11.5 Quantum Dots
 11.5.1 Coulomb Blockade
 11.5.2 Single Photon Emitters
 11.6 Spin Electronics
 11.7 Advanced Topic. Quantum Computing Concepts
 11.8 Extra Problems.
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21. GRE physics practice questions [2015]
 2nd edition.  Boston, MA : Sterling Test Prep, [2015]
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 Book — 629 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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22. Matter & interactions [2015]
 Chabay, Ruth W.
 4th ed.  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2015.
 Description
 Book — xvi, 992 pages, 15 variously numbered pages : col. ill. ; 29 cm
 Summary

 VOLUME I Modern Mechanics 1 Interactions and Motion 2 The Momentum Principle 3 The Fundamental Interactions 4 Contact Interactions 5 Determining Forces from Motion 6 The Energy Principle 7 Internal Energy 8 Energy Quantization 9 Translational, Rotational, and Vibrational Energy 10 Collisions 11 Angular Momentum 12 Entropy: Limits on the Possible VOLUME II Electric and Magnetic Interactions 13 Electric Field 14 Electric Fields and Matter 15 Electric Field of Distributed Charges 16 Electric Potential 17 Magnetic Field 18 Electric Field and Circuits 19 Circuit Elements 20 Magnetic Force 21 Patterns of Field in Space 22 Faraday s Law 23 Electromagnetic Radiation The Supplements can be found at the web site, ww.wiley.com/college/chabay Supplement S1 Gases and Heat Engines S11 Supplement S2 Semiconductor Devices S21 Supplement S3 Waves S31.
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23. Modern atomic physics [2015]
 Natarajan, Vasant, author.
 Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
 Description
 Book — xxi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Metrology Measurement systems Universal units and fundamental constants Atomic units
 Preliminaries Classical harmonic oscillator Quantum harmonic oscillator Coherent states Squeezed states Radiation
 Atoms Spectroscopic notation Energy levels of one electron atoms Interaction with magnetic fields Atoms in static electric fieldsStark effect Permanent atomic electric dipole moment (EDM) Atoms in oscillating electric fields Strong oscillating fieldsDressed atoms
 Nucleus Isotope effects Hyperfine structure
 Resonance Introduction Magnetic resonance Magnetic resonance of quantized spin Resonance in a two state system Density matrix Resonance of a realistic two state system
 Interaction Interaction of EM radiation with atoms Selection rules and angular distribution Transition rates Spontaneous emission Orderofmagnitude of spontaneous emission Saturation intensities
 Multiphoton Two photon absorption Two photon deexcitation processes Raman processes Dressed atom for multiphoton processes
 Coherence Coherence in single atoms Coherence in localized ensembles Coherence in extended ensembles Mixed examples Coherent control in multilevel atoms Other effects in coherent control
 Lineshapes Low intensity and simple collisions Relativistic effects in emission and absorption Lineshape of atoms in a gas Confined particles Gaussian beam optics
 Spectroscopy Alkali atoms Experimental tools Dopplerfree techniques Nonlinear magnetooptic rotationNMOR
 Cooling and Trapping Spontaneous force Stimulated force Magnetic trapping and evaporative cooling BoseEinstein condensation Optical tweezers Ion trapping
 Appendices A. Standards B. What is a photon? C. Einstein as armchair detective: The case of stimulated radiation D. Frequency comb
 Index
 Problems appear at the end of each chapter.
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 Metrology. Preliminaries. Atoms. Nucleus. Resonance. Interaction. Multiphoton. Coherence. Lineshapes. Spectroscopy. Cooling and Trapping. Appendices. Index.
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Much of our understanding of physics in the last 30plus years has come from research on atoms, photons, and their interactions. Collecting information previously scattered throughout the literature, Modern Atomic Physics provides students with one unified guide to contemporary developments in the field.After reviewing metrology and preliminary mat.
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QC173 .N325 2015  Unknown 
 Sprott, Julien C. author.
 Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015]
 Description
 Book — xii, 290 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

Wow! How? Few techniques are as effective at generating interest in science as dramatic demonstrations. This fully illustrated sourcebook describes eightyfive physics demonstrations suitable for performance both inside and outside classrooms. These demonstrations will fascinate and amaze while teaching the wonders and practical science of physics. Videos for the demonstrations are online at http://physicsdemonstrationsvideos.com/. Dr. Sprott shares demonstrations tested over many years in his popular public lectures on oThe Wonders of Physics, o which appeal to general audiences and to students from grade school to graduate school. Science teachers at all levels will find a wealth of detail showing how to present these demonstrations to students with flair. Science professionals will find indispensable information for creating educational and entertaining public programs. Organized to teach the six major areas of classical physicsumotion, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and lightu Physics Demonstrations includes: a brief description of each demonstration materials lists, with sources for common materials preparation procedures discussions of the physics principles demonstrated potential safety hazards references for further information.
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QC33 .S675 2015  Unknown 
 Morrison, Margaret, 1954 author.
 Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
 Description
 Book — viii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
 Summary

 Preface
 Part One: Mathematics, Explanation and Understanding
 Chapter One: Abstraction and Idealisation: Understanding via Models
 Chapter Two: From the Pure to the Concrete: How Mathematics Yields Physical Information
 Part Two: Where Models Meet the World: Problems and Perspectives
 Chapter Three: More than MakeBelieve: Fictions, Models and Reality
 Chapter Four: Mediated Knowledge: Representation and The TheoryModel Axis
 Chapter Five: Making the Best of It: Inconsistent vs. Complementary Models
 Part Three: Computer Simulation: The New Reality
 Chapter Six: Why Materiality is Not Enough: Models, Measurement and Computer Simulation
 Chapter Seven: Legitimating Simulation: Methodological Issues of Verification and Validation.
 Chapter Eight: Without it there's Nothing: The Necessity of Simulation in the Higgs Search
 Index.
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Q158.5 .M667 2015  Unknown 
 Jopson, Marty, author.
 London : Michael O'Mara Books, 2015.
 Description
 Book — 224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out? In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and allround Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.
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Q162 .J63 2015  Unknown 
 Neuenschwander, Dwight E., author.
 Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
 Description
 Book — x, 227 pages : ill. ; 23 cm
 Summary

Understanding tensors is essential for any physics student dealing with phenomena where causes and effects have different directions. A horizontal electric field producing vertical polarization in dielectrics; an unbalanced car wheel wobbling in the vertical plane while spinning about a horizontal axis; an electrostatic field on Earth observed to be a magnetic field by orbiting astronautsthese are some situations where physicists employ tensors. But the true beauty of tensors lies in this fact: When coordinates are transformed from one system to another, tensors change according to the same rules as the coordinates. Tensors, therefore, allow for the convenience of coordinates while also transcending them. This makes tensors the gold standard for expressing physical relationships in physics and geometry. Undergraduate physics majors are typically introduced to tensors in specialcase applications. For example, in a classical mechanics course, they meet the "inertia tensor, " and in electricity and magnetism, they encounter the "polarization tensor." However, this piecemeal approach can set students up for misconceptions when they have to learn about tensors in more advanced physics and mathematics studies (e.g., while enrolled in a graduatelevel general relativity course or when studying nonEuclidean geometries in a higher mathematics class). Dwight E. Neuenschwander's Tensor Calculus for Physics is a bottomup approach that emphasizes motivations before providing definitions. Using a clear, stepbystep approach, the book strives to embed the logic of tensors in contexts that demonstrate why that logic is worth pursuing. It is an ideal companion for courses such as mathematical methods of physics, classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and relativity.
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QC20.7 .C28 N48 2015  Unknown 
 Amore, Paolo, 1968 author.
 Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific, [2015]
 Description
 Book — x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 Quantum Mechanics: Solutions to the Schrodinger Equation
 Formal Developments
 Applications of Quantum Mechanics: Approximation Methods for Bound States
 Scattering Theory
 TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
 Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Electrodynamics
 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory: Discrete Symmetries
 Heisenberg Picture
 Feynman Rules for QCD
 Problems and Appendices: The TwoBody Problem
 Charged Particle in External Electromagnetic Field.
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QC32 .A556 2015  Unknown 
 Calvin, Scott.
 First semester first edition.  North Charleston, South Carolina : CreateSpace, [2015]
 Description
 Book — 116 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

We Can Do It! is a problemsolving guide, in the form of a graphic novel, aimed at students in collegelevel general physics courses. Instead of just providing brief answers to sample questions or discussions of physics concepts without showing how to apply them to difficult problems, We Can Do It! stresses how to approach problems, what to do if you get stuck, and techniques that can be applied broadly
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QC24.5 .C35 2015  Unknown 
 Hidalgo, César A., 1979 author.
 New York, NY : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015]
 Description
 Book — xxi, 232 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Prologue: The Eternal War Introduction: From Atoms to People to Economics PART I Bits in Atoms
 Chapter 1. The Secret to Time Travel
 Chapter 2. The Body of the Meaningless
 Chapter 3. The Eternal Anomaly PART II Crystallized Imagination
 Chapter 4. Out of Our Heads!
 Chapter 5. Amplifiers PART III The Quantization of Knowhow
 Chapter 6. This Time, It's Personal
 Chapter 7. Links Are Not Free
 Chapter 8. In Links We Trust PART IV The Complexity of the Economy
 Chapter 9. The Evolution of Economic Complexity
 Chapter 10. The Sixth Substance
 Chapter 11. The Marriage of Knowledge, Knowhow, and Information PART V Epilogue
 Chapter 12. The Evolution of Physical Order, from Atoms to Economics Acknowledgments: Bleeding Words Notes Index.
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HB133 .H6253 2015  Unknown 
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 New Millennium edition.  New York : Basic Books, c2014.
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

Combined into one volume for the first time, the updated and clarified Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics provides comprehensive, handson practice in all the most important areas of physicsfrom Newtonian mechanics through the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. A perfect complement to The Feynman Lectures on Physics, these exercises have all been assigned in Caltech's mandatory twoyear introductory physics course, either when Richard Feynman was teaching it, or during the nearly two decades that followed when The Feynman Lectures on Physics was used as the textbook. With this modern, easytouse volume, students of physics will have a chance to apply what they have learned in the Lectures and to enhance and reinforce the concepts taught by the inimitable Richard Feynman.
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QC23 .F47 2014  Unknown 
 Barrett, Thomas E., 1965
 Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2014.
 Description
 Book — viii, 322 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
 Summary

The 10th edition of Halliday's Fundamentals of Physics building upon previous issues by offering several new features and additions. Examples include a new print component will revised to conform to the Version 5 design; chapter sections organized and numbered to match the Concept Modules; Learning Objectives have been added; illustrations changed to reflect (and advertise) multimedia versions available in WileyPLUS; and new problems provide a means of assigning the multimedia assets. The new edition offers most accurate, extensive and varied set of assessment questions of any course management program in addition to all questions including some form of question assistance  including answer specific feedback  to facilitate success. The text also offers multimedia presentations (videos and animations) of much of the material that provide an alternative pathway through the material for those who struggle with reading scientific exposition. Furthermore, the book includes math review content in both a selfstudy module for more indepth review and also in justintime math videos for a quick refresher on a specific topic. The Halliday content is widely accepted as clear, correct, and complete. The endofchapters problems are without peer. The new design, which was introduced in 9e continues with 10e, making this new edition of Halliday the most accessible and readerfriendly book on the market.
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QC21.3 .H35 2014 STUDY GUIDE  Unknown 
 Ferreira, Pedro G.
 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
 Description
 Book — xv, 288 pages ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Prologue
 If a Person Falls Freely
 The Most Valuable Discovery
 Correct Mathematics, Abominable Physics
 Collapsing Stars
 Completely Cuckoo
 Radio Days
 Wheelerisms
 Singularities
 Unification Woes
 Seeing Gravity
 The Dark Universe
 The End of Spacetime
 A Spectacular Extrapolation
 Something Is Going to Happen.
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QC173.6 .F47 2014  Unknown 
 McKinley, Christine (Mechanical engineer), author.
 First edition: June 2014.  New York, New York : Penguin Group, 2014.
 Description
 Book — xvi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

 Test your hypothesis: the scientific method
 Make space: nature abhors a vacuum
 Keep it real: the necessity of numbers
 Don't spin: conservation of energy
 Know your type: the chemistry of attraction and bonding
 Don't answer the door in your underwear: the ideal gas law
 Know you are not alone: the equality of gravity
 Clearly state the problem: force and the free body diagram
 Use a crowbar or two: mechanical advantage
 Love your rough spots: friction
 Check your direction: motion and momentum
 Let the universe make the rules
 Prepare to float: buoyancy
 Let it flow: fluids
 Control your chaos: second law of thermodynamics
 Know when it's time to take cover: waves
 Watch a boiling pot...or don't: phase changes
 Use your power wisely: electricity and magnetism
 Cultivate mystery: the elusive electron
 Respect other points of view: relativity
 Enjoy the miles to go: the four fundamental forces.
Proud science geek McKinley offers a guided tour of the physical world, explaining everything from sound and light waves to relativity. She offers advice on how to use them in our everyday lives and more glamorous pursuits. No equations, numbers, or tricky concepts  just a romp through the basics of physics and the beauty of the organized universe.
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35. Physics for scientists and engineers [2014 ]
 Serway, Raymond A.
 Ninth edition.  Boston, MA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, [2014]
 Description
 Book — volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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36. Physics : principles with applications [2014]
 Giancoli, Douglas C.
 7th ed.  Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2014.
 Description
 Book — xix, 983, 71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 * Introduction, Measurement, Estimating * Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension * Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors * Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion * Circular Motion
 Gravitation * Work and Energy * Linear Momentum * Rotational Motion * Static Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture * Fluids * Oscillations and Waves * Sound * Temperature and Kinetic Theory * Heat * The Laws of Thermodynamics.
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 Introduction, Measurement, Estimating </li> Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension </li> Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors </li> Dynamics: Newton’s Laws of Motion </li> Circular Motion
 Gravitation </li> Work and Energy </li> Linear Momentum </li> Rotational Motion </li> Static Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture </li> Fluids </li> Oscillations and Waves </li> Sound </li> Temperature and Kinetic Theory </li> Heat </li> The Laws of Thermodynamics </li> Electric Charge and Electric Field </li> Electric Potential </li> Electric Currents </li> DC Circuits </li> Magnetism </li> Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday’s Law </li> Electromagnetic Waves </li> Light: Geometric Optics </li> The Wave Nature of Light </li> Optical Instruments </li> The Special Theory of Relativity </li> Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom </li> Quantum Mechanics of Atoms </li> Molecules and Solids </li> Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity </li> Nuclear Energy
 Effects and Uses of Radiation </li> Elementary Particles </li> Astrophysics and Cosmology</li>.
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 Liao, SenBen.
 Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2014.
 Description
 Book — 509 pages : ill. ; 28 cm
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QC21.3 .H35 2014 SOLUTIONS MANUAL  Unknown 
 Munroe, Randall author.
 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
 Description
 Book — xii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Global windstorm
 Relativistic baseball
 Spent fuel pool
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #1
 New Yorkstyle time machine
 Soul mates
 Laser pointer
 Periodical wall of the elements
 Everybody jump
 A mole of moles
 Hair dryer
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #2
 The last human light
 Machinegun jetpack
 Rising steadily
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #3
 Orbital submarine
 Shortanswer section
 Lightning
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #4
 Human computer
 Little planet
 Steak drop
 Hockey puck
 Common cold
 Glass half empty
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #5
 Alien astronomers
 No more DNA
 Interplanetary Cessna
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #6
 Yoda
 Flyover states
 Falling with helium
 Everybody out
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #7
 Selffertilization
 High throw
 Lethal neutrinos
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #8
 Speed bump
 Lost immortals
 Orbital speed
 FedEx bandwidth
 Free fall
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #9
 Sparta
 Drain the oceans
 Drain the oceans : part II
 Lego bridge
 Longest sunset
 Random sneeze call
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #10
 Expanding Earth
 Weightless arrow
 Sunless Earth
 Updating a printed Wikipedia
 Facebook of the dead
 Sunset on the British Empire
 Stirring tea
 All the lightning
 Loneliest human
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #11
 Raindrop
 SAT guessing
 Neutron bullet
 Weird (and worrying) questions from the What if? inbox, #12
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Q173 .M965 2014  Unknown 
39. Computational methods for physics [2013]
 Franklin, Joel, 1975
 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
 Description
 Book — xvii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

 1. Programming overview
 2. Ordinary differential equations
 3. Rootfinding
 4. Partial differential equations
 5. Time dependent problems
 6. Integration
 7. Fourier transform
 8. Harmonic oscillators
 9. Matrix inversion
 10. The eigenvalue problem
 11. Iterative methods
 12. Minimization
 13. Chaos
 14. Neural networks
 15. Galerkin methods
 References
 Index.
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QC20 .F735 2013  Unknown 
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 2nd ed.  New York : Basic Books, ©2013.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 182 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

Feynman's Tips on Physics is a delightful collection of Richard P. Feynman's insights and an essential companion to his legendary Feynman Lectures on Physics With characteristic flair, insight, and humor, Feynman discusses topics physics students often struggle with and offers valuable tips on addressing them. Included here are three lectures on problemsolving and a lecture on inertial guidance omitted from The Feynman Lectures on Physics. An enlightening memoir by Matthew Sands and oral history interviews with Feynman and his Caltech colleagues provide firsthand accounts of the origins of Feynman's landmark lecture series. Also included are incisive and illuminating exercises originally developed to supplement The Feynman Lectures on Physics, by Robert B. Leighton and Rochus E. Vogt. Feynman's Tips on Physics was coauthored by Michael A. Gottlieb and Ralph Leighton to provide students, teachers, and enthusiasts alike an opportunity to learn physics from some of its greatest teachers, the creators of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
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QC23 .F47 2013  Unknown 
 Bloomfield, Louis.
 5th edition.  Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
 Description
 Book — xix, 571 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
 Summary

This book uses familiar objects to introduce basic physics concepts, demonstrating the excitement and relevance to professionals in a variety of technical fields. Because its structure is defined by reallife examples, this book explores concepts as they are needed and then revisits them later on when they reappear in other objects. It integrates case studies throughout the chapters to easily convey an understanding and appreciation for physics. For example, discussions of skating, falling balls, and bumper cars are included to explain the Laws of Motion. Air conditioners and automobiles are used to explore thermodynamics. Engineers, architects, and professionals in other technical fields will benefit from the material that connects science to our everyday world.
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QC21.2 .B59 2013  Unknown 
 Stewart, Ian, 1945
 New York : Basic Books, 2013.
 Description
 Book — x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

 Why equations?
 The squaw on the hippopotamus: Pythagoras's theorem
 Shortening the proceedings: logarithms
 Ghosts of departed quantities: calculus
 The system of the world: Newton's law of gravity
 Portent of the ideal world: the square root of minus one
 Much ado about knotting: Euler's formula for polyhedra
 Patterns of chance: normal distribution
 Good vibrations: wave equation
 Ripples and blips: Fourier transform
 The ascent of humanity: NavierStokes equation
 Waves in the ether: Maxwell's equations
 Law and disorder: second law of thermodynamics
 One thing is absolute: relativity
 Quantum weirdness: Schrödinger's equation
 Codes, communications, and computers: information theory
 The imbalance of nature: chaos theory
 The Midas formula: BlackScholes equation
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In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart uses a handful of mathematical equations to explore the vitally important connections between math and human progress. We often overlook the historical link between mathematics and technological advances, says Stewartbut this connection is integral to any complete understanding of human history.Equations are modeled on the patterns we find in the world around us, says Stewart, and it is through equations that we are able to make sense of, and in turn influence, our world. Stewart locates the origins of each equation he presentsfrom Pythagoras's Theorem to Newton's Law of Gravity to Einstein's Theory of Relativitywithin a particular historical moment, elucidating the development of mathematical and philosophical thought necessary for each equation's discovery. None of these equations emerged in a vacuum, Stewart shows; each drew, in some way, on past equations and the thinking of the day. In turn, all of these equations paved the way for major developments in mathematics, science, philosophy, and technology. Without logarithms (invented in the early 17th century by John Napier and improved by Henry Briggs), scientists would not have been able to calculate the movement of the planets, and mathematicians would not have been able to develop fractal geometry. The Wave Equation is one of the most important equations in physics, and is crucial for engineers studying the vibrations in vehicles and the response of buildings to earthquakes. And the equation at the heart of Information Theory, devised by Claude Shannon, is the basis of digital communication today. An approachable and informative guide to the equations upon which nearly every aspect of scientific and mathematical understanding depends, In Pursuit of the Unknown is also a reminder that equations have profoundly influenced our thinking and continue to make possible many of the advances that we take for granted.
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 Amore, Paolo, 1968 author.
 Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific, [2013]
 Description
 Book — viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 Classical Physics
 Some Contradictions
 Quantum Mechanics
 Atomic Physics
 Nuclear Physics
 Particle Physics
 Special Relativity
 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
 General Relativity
 Quantum Fluids
 Quantum Fields
 Appendices: Mathematica Program for Problem 2.5
 Matrices
 Fourier Series and Fourier Integrals
 Some Thermodynamics
 Some Statistical Mechanics
 Some Vector Calculus
 Black Body Flux
 Wave Functions for Identical Particles
 Transition Rate
 Neutrino Mixing
 Units.
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 Breslin, Ann.
 2nd ed.  London, UK : Imperial College Press ; Singapore : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., c2013.
 Description
 Book — xix, 531 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Introducing Light
 How Light is Reflected: How Light Always Chooses the Quickest Path
 How Light is Deflected: The Quickest Path Applied to Optical Instruments
 Light from Afar  Astronomy from the Greeks to the Present
 Light from the Past  Astrophysics, Retracing Back to the Beginning of the Universe
 Introducing Waves
 Sound Waves
 Light as a Wave
 Making Images  From Photographs to Holograms
 Then There was Light: How Maxwell Predicted Light Would Propagate
 Atoms of Light  The Birth of Quantum Theory
 The Quantum World  A New Philosophy
 Atoms of Light Acting as Particles: Photons Showing Their Particle Nature
 Atoms of Light Acting as Waves: Individual Photons with Wave Properties
 Relativity  How it Began. Einstein's Logical Steps from a Clean Slate
 Living with Relativity: Verifiable Consequences
 Epilogue  The W Particle of Heavy Light. The Unity of Natural Laws.
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 Introducing Light
 Light as a Ray: Reflection
 Light as a Ray: Refraction
 Light from Afar  Astronomy
 Light from the Past  Astrophysics
 Introducing Waves
 Sound Waves
 Light as a Wave
 Making Images
 There was Electricity, There was Magnetism, and Then There was Light 
 'Atoms of Light'  The Birth of Quantum Theory
 The Development of Quantum Mechanics
 Atoms of Light Acting as Particles
 Atoms of Light Behaving as Waves
 Relativity  Part 1: How It Began
 Relativity  Part 2: Verifiable Predictions
 The Road to 'Heavy Light'.
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45. Modern physics for scientists and engineers [2013]
 Thornton, Stephen T.
 4th ed.  Boston, Ma : Cengage Learning, c2013.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 26 cm
 Summary

Learn about the latest discoveries in physics with MODERN PHYSICS. This book offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications to help you see how concepts in the book relate to the real world. Discussions on the experiments that led to certain key discoveries illustrate the process behind scientific advances and give you a historical perspective. The book also provides a solid foundation in quantum theory to help you understand more advanced physics concepts.
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QC21.3 .T47 2013  Unknown 
 St. John, Allen.
 First edition.  New York : Ballantine Books, [2013]
 Description
 Book — xvii, 250 pages ; 25 cm
 Summary

"In the bestselling tradition of Freakonomics and Scorecasting comes a clever and accessible look at the fascinating links between physics and football. How is the West Coast Offense like quantum mechanics? How does the shape of the football invoke chaos theory? What lessons did Vince Lombardi glean from the brain of Sir Isaac Newton and the beautiful mind of John Nash? Should the NFL ban helmets? Why, in defiance of mathematics, does a coach almost never go for it on fourth down? The answers to these and dozens of other physics questions determine the outcome of every football game played in America, andperhapsthe future of the nation's most popular sport. In Newton's Football, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Allen St. John and TED speaker and former Yale engineering professor Ainissa Ramirez look at the peculiar science of America's Game. They show how most fundamental laws of the physical universe can be found at work every Sunday afternoon. From the way a cornerback uses momentum to make a touchdownsaving tackle to the science of a perfect spiral, basic elements of the game demonstrate scientific principles that continue to astound advanced physicists and engineers. With a cleareyed empirical approachand an exuberant affection for the gameSt. John and Ramirez address topics that have long beguiled scientists and football fans alike, including the odd shape of the ball (or, as they put it, "The Divinely Random Bounce of the Prolate Spheroid") how Teddy Roosevelt saved football using a theory that would later affect robotics and computer animation the brutal science of highspeed impacts how facemasks made the game more dangerous how San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh orchestrated football's Quantum Leap the unexpected problems caused by wellintentioned rules why psychologists would say NFL coaches are like primates when it comes to innovation how a terrible offthefield injury changed placekicking how the football helmet is effective in staving off injuryand how it is dangerously ineffective The greatest minds in football exhibit an instinctual grasp of science. In an era when the professional game is plagued by ongoing questions regarding traumatic brain injuries, a firmer grasp of the physics behind this fast, violent sport is needed now more than ever. Blending smart reporting, counterintuitive creativity, and compelling narrative, Newton's Football takes gridiron analysis to the next level, giving fans a book that entertains, enlightens, and explains the game anew" Provided by publisher.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 Third edition.  Boston : Pearson, [2013]
 Description
 Book — 2 volumes (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 [1] Chapters 119
 [2] chapters 2042.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 3rd ed.  Boston, Mass. ; London : Pearson, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1279, 38, 3, 13 p. : ill ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 Part I. Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Newton's Third Law
 8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane Part II. Conservation Laws
 9. Impulse and Momentum
 10. Energy
 11. Work Part III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Oscillations
 15. Fluids and Elasticity Part IV. Thermodynamics
 16. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 17. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 18. The Micro/Macro Connection
 19. Heat Engines and Refrigerators Part V. Waves and Optics
 20. Traveling Waves
 21. Superposition
 22. Wave Optics
 23. Ray Optics
 24. Optical Instruments Part VI. Electricity and Magnetism
 25. Electric Charges and Forces
 26. The Electric Field
 27. Gauss's Law
 28. The Electric Potential
 29. Potential and Field
 30. Current and Resistance
 31. Fundamentals of Circuits
 32. The Magnetic Field
 33. Electromagnetic Induction
 34. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 35. AC Circuits Part VII. Relativity and Quantum Physics
 36. Relativity
 37. The Foundations of Modern Physics
 38. Quantization
 39. Wave Functions and Uncertainty
 40. OneDimensional Quantum Mechanics
 41. Atomic Physics
 42. Nuclear Physics.
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QC23.2 .K65 2013B  Unknown 
QC23.2 .K65 2013B  Unknown 
 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 Boston, Mass. : Pearson, c2013.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
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 Susskind, Leonard.
 1st ed.  New York : Basic Books, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xi, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
 Summary

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 A worldclass physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101the DIY way The Theoretical Minimum is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in collegeor who simply wants to know how to think like a physicist. In this unconventional introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hackerscientist George Hrabovsky offer a first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur. Unlike most popular physics bookswhich give readers a taste of what physicists know but shy away from equations or mathSusskind and Hrabovsky actually teach the skills you need to do physics, beginning with classical mechanics, yourself. Based on Susskind's enormously popular Stanford Universitybased (and YouTubefeatured) continuingeducation course, the authors cover the minimumthe theoretical minimum of the titlethat readers need to master to study more advanced topics. An alternative to the conventional gotocollege method, The Theoretical Minimum provides a tool kit for amateur scientists to learn physics at their own pace.
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 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932 author.
 Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 480 pages : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Quantum Mechanics: Solutions to the Schrodinger Equation
 Formal Developments
 Applications of Quantum Mechanics: Approximation Methods for Bound States
 Scattering Theory
 TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
 Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Electrodynamics
 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory: Discrete Symmetries
 Heisenberg Picture
 Feynman Rules for QCD
 Problems and Appendices: Problems.
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 Goldberg, Dave, 1974
 New York, New York : Dutton, [2013]
 Description
 Book — xxii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Introduction: In which I set everything up, so it's probably best not to skip ahead
 Antimatter : in which we learn why there is something rather than nothing
 Entropy : in which we explore where time comes from or whether it just is
 The cosmological principle : in which we learn why it is dark at night
 Emmy Noether : in which we determine what symmetry really means
 Relativity : in which we fail to build an intergalactic ansible
 Gravity : in which we learn why black holes don't last forever
 Replacement : in which we consider the design specifications for a teleportation device
 Spin : in which we investigate why you aren't a sentient cloud of helium and what a spoonful of neutron star would do to you
 Higgs : in which we explore the origin of mass and why physics isn't stamp collecting
 Hidden symmetries : in which objects in the mirror are closer than they appear
 Appendix
 Roadside attraction 1: The particle zoo
 Roadside attraction 2: A side of symmetries.
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 Vedral, Vlatko.
 Paperback ed.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
 Description
 Book — x, 229 p. ; 20 cm.
 Summary

 PROLOGUE
 1. Creation Ex Nihilo: something from nothing
 2. Information for all seasons
 PART I
 3. Back to basics: bits and pieces
 4. Digital romance: life is a fourletter word
 5. Murphy's Law: I knew this would happen to me
 6. Place your bets: in it to win it
 7. Social informatics: get connected or die tryin'
 PART II
 8. Quantum schmuntum: lights, camera, action!
 9. Surfing the waves: hyperfast computers
 10. Children of the aimless chance: randomness versus determinism
 PART III
 11. Sand reckoning: whose information is it, anyway?
 12. Destruction ab toto: the darkness of reality
 Epilogue
 Bibliography.
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54. Modern physics [2012]
 Krane, Kenneth S.
 3rd ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2012.
 Description
 Book — xiii, 544 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Chapter 1. The Failures of Classical Physics 1.1 Review of Classical Physics 1.2 The Failure of Classical Concepts of Space and Time 1.3 The Failure of the Classical Theory of Particle Statistics 1.4 Theory, Experiment, Law Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 2. The Special Theory of Relativity 2.1 Classical Relativity 2.2 The MichelsonMorley Experiment 2.3 Einstein's Postulates 2.4 Consequences of Einstein's Postulates 2.5 The Lorentz Transformation 2.6 The Twin Paradox 2.7 Relativistic Dynamics 2.8 Conservation Laws in Relativistic Decays and Collisions 2.9 Experimental Tests of Special Relativity Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 3. The Particlelike Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation 3.1 Review of Electromagnetic Waves 3.2 The Photoelectric Effect 3.3 Thermal Radiation 3.4 The Compton Effect 3.5 Other Photon Processes 3.6 What Is a Photon? Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 4. The Wavelike Properties of Particles 4.1 DeBroglie's Hypothesis 4.2 Experimental Evidence for DeBroglie Waves 4.3 Uncertainty Relationships for Classical Waves 4.4 Heisenberg Uncertainty Relationships 4.5 Wave Packets 4.6 The Motion of a Wave Packet 4.7 Probability and Randomness Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 5. The Schrodinger Equation 5.1 Behavior of a Wave at a Boundary 5.2 Confining a Particle 5.3 The Schrodinger Equation 5.4 Applications of the Schrodinger Equation 5.5 The Simple Harmonic Oscillator 5.6 Steps and Barriers Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 6. The RutherfordBohr Model of the Atom 6.1 Basic Properties of Atoms 6.2 Scattering Experiments and the Thomson Model 6.3 The Rutherford Nuclear Atom 6.4 Line Spectra 6.5 The Bohr Model 6.6 The FranckHertz Experiment 6.7 The Correspondence Principle 6.8 Deficiencies of the Bohr Model Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 7. The Hydrogen Atom in Wave Mechanics 7.1 A OneDimensional Atom 7.2 Angular Momentum in the Hydrogen Atom 7,3 The Hydrogen Atom Wave Functions 7.4 Radial Probability Densities 7.5 Angular Probability Densities 7.6 Intrinsic Spin 7.7 Energy Levels and Spectroscopic Notation 7.8 The Zeeman Effect 7.9 Fine Structure Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 8. ManyElectron Atoms 8.1 The Pauli Exclusion Principle 8.2 Electronic States in ManyElectron Atoms 8.3 Outer Electrons: Screening and Optical Transitions 8.4 Properties of the Elements 8.5 Inner Electrons: Absorption Edges and X Rays 8.6 Addition of Angular Momenta 8.7 Lasers Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 9. Molecular Structure 9.1 The Hydrogen Molecule 9.2 Covalent Bonding in Molecules 9.3 Ionic Bonding 9.4 Molecular Vibrations 9.5 Molecular Rotations 9.6 Molecular Spectra Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 10. Statistical Physics 10.1 Statistical Analysis 10.2 Classical and Quantum Statistics 10.3 The Density of States 10.4 The MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution 10.5 Quantum Statistics 10.6 Application of BoseEinstein Statistics 10.7 Application of FermiDirac Statistics Sumary Questions Problems
 Chapter 11. SolidState Physics 11.1 Crystal Structures 11.2 The Heat Capacity of Solids 11.3 Electrons in Metals 11.4 Band Theory of Solids 11.5 Superconductivity 11.6 Intrinsic and Impurity Semiconductors 11.7 Semiconductor Devices 11.8 Magnetic Materials Questions Problems
 Chapter 12. Nuclear Structure and Radioactivity 12.1 Nuclear Constituents 12.2 Nuclear Sizes and Shapes 12.3 Nuclear Masses and Binding Energies 12.4 The Nuclear Force 12.5 Quantum States in Nuclei 12.6 Radioactive Decay 12.7 Alpha Decay 12.8 Beta Decay 12.9 Gamma Decay and Nuclear Excited States 12.10 Natural Radioactivity Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 13. Nuclear Reactions and Applications 13.1 Types of Nuclear Reactions 13.2 Radioisotope Production in Nuclear Reactions 13.3 LowEnergy Reaction Kinematics 13.4 Fission 13.5 Fusion 13.6 Nucleosynthesis 13.7 Applications of Nuclear Physics Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 14. Elementary Particles 14.1 The Four Basic Forces 14.2 Classifying Particles 14.3 Conservation Laws 14.4 Particle Interactions and Decays 14.5 Energy and Momentum in Particle Decays 14.6 Energy and Momentum in Particle Reactions 14.7 The Quark Structure of Mesons and Baryons 14.8 The Standard Model Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 15. Cosmology: The Origin and Fate of the Universe 15.1 The Expansion of the Universe 15.2 The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation 15.3 Dark Matter 15.4 The General Theory of Relativity 15.5 Tests of General Relativity 15.6 Stellar Evolution and Black Holes 15.7 Cosmology and General Relativity 15.8 The Big Bang Cosmology 15.9 The Formation of Nuclei and Atoms 15.10 Experimental Cosmology Summary Questions Problems Appendix A. Constants and Conversion Factors Appendix B. Complex Numbers Appendix C. Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix D. Table of Atomic Masses Answers to OddNumbered Problems.
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55. Modern physics [2012]
 Tipler, Paul Allen, 1933 author.
 Sixth edition.  New York : W.H. Freeman and Co., ©2012.
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 PART I: RELATIVITY AND QUANTUM MECHANICS: THE FOUNDATION OF MODERN PHYSICS Relativity I Relativity II Quantization of Charge, Light, and Energy The Nuclear Atom The Wavelike Properties of Particles The Schrodinger Equation Atomic Physics Statistical Physics PART II: APPLICATIONS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS AND RELATIVITY Molecular Structure and Spectra Solid State Physics Nuclear Physics Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology Appendix A: Table of Atomic Masses Appendix B: Mathematical Aids Appendix C: Electron Configurations Appendix D: Fundamental Physical Constants Appendix E: Conversion Factors Appendix F: Nobel Laureates in Physics Answers Index.
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QC21.2 .T547 2012  Unknown 
 Pryor, Roger W.
 Dulles, Va. : Mercury Learning and Information, c2012.
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 Book — xviii, 553 p. : ill ; 24 cm. + 1 DVDROM (4 3/4 in.)
 Summary

 ch. 1.
 Modeling methodology using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 2. Materials properties using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 3. 0D electrical circuit interface modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 4. 1D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 5. 2D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 6. 2D axisymmetric modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 7. 2D simple mixed mode modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 8. 2D complex mixed mode modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 9. 3D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 10. Perfectly matched layer models using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 11. Bioheat models using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x.
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57. Physics [2012]
 Piscataway, New Jersey : Research & Education Association, 2012.
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 Book — xvii, 1182 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
 Summary

REA's" Physics Problem Solver " Each "Problem Solver" is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chockfull of clear, concise problemsolving gems. Answers to all of your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of the most trusted names in reference solution guides. More useful, more practical, and more informative, these study aids are the best review books and textbook companions available. They're perfect for undergraduate and graduate studies. This highly useful reference provides thorough coverage of statics, dynamics, heat, electricity and magnetism, wave motion, acoustics, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Numerous pictorial diagrams are included with complete illustrative explanations. Problemsolving strategies are included at the beginning of every chapter for each topic covered.
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58. Physics [2012]
 Cutnell, John D.
 9th ed.  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1008, 40 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 1 Introduction and Mathematical Concepts 1 2 Kinematics in One Dimension 27 3 Kinematics in Two Dimensions 57 4 Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion 85 5 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion 130 6 Work and Energy 155 7 Impulse and Momentum 189 8 Rotational Kinematics 216 9 Rotational Dynamics 240 10 Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity 276 11 Fluids 310 12 Temperature and Heat 348 13 The Transfer of Heat 384 14 The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory 406 15 Thermodynamics 431 16 Waves and Sound 467 17 The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena 503 18 Electric Forces and Electric Fields 529 19 Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential 565 20 Electric Circuits 595 21 Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields 637 22 Electromagnetic Induction 674 23 Alternating Current Circuits 713 24 Electromagnetic Waves 739 25 The Reflection of Light: Mirrors 768 26 The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments 790 27 Interference and the Wave Nature of Light 836 28 Special Relativity 869 29 Particles and Waves 895 30 The Nature of the Atom 918 31 Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity 952 32 Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles 982.
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59. Student solutions manual for Modern physics, sixth edition, Paul A. Tipler, Ralph A. Llewellyn [2012]
 Llewellyn, Mark J.
 New York, N.Y. : W.H. Freeman, c2012.
 Description
 Book — 101 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
 Summary

 Relativity Relativity II Quantization of Charge, Light, and Energy The Nuclear Atom The Wavelike Properties of Particles The Schrodinger Equation Atomic Physics Statistical Physics Molecular Structure and Spectra Solid State Physics Nuclear Physics Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology.
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60. 3,000 solved problems in physics [2011]
 Halpern, Alvin M.
 New York : McGrawHill, ©2011.
 Description
 Book — xxviii, 751 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 Mathematical introduction
 Equilibrium of concurrent forces
 Kinematics in one dimension
 Newton's laws of motion
 Motion in a plane I
 Motion in a plane II
 Work and energy
 Power and simple machines
 Impulse and momentum
 Statics of rigid bodies
 Rotational motion I: kinematics and dynamics
 Rotational motion II: kinetic energy, angular impulse, angular momentum
 Matter in bulk
 Simple harmonic motion
 Hydrostatics
 Hydrodynamics
 Temperature and thermal expansion
 Heat and calorimetry
 Heat transfer
 Gas laws and kinetic theory
 The first law of thermodynamics
 The second law of thermodynamics
 Wave motion
 Sound
 Coulomb's law and electric fields
 Electric potential and capacitance
 Simple electric circuits
 The magnetic field
 Magnetic properties of matter
 Induced EMF: generators and motors
 Inductance
 Electric circuits
 Electromagnetic waves
 Light and optical phenomena
 Mirrors, lenses, and optical instruments
 Interference, diffraction, and polarization
 Special relativity
 Particles of light and waves of matter
 Modern physics: atoms, nuclei, solidstate electronics.
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61. The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality [2011]
 Panek, Richard.
 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xvi, 297 p. ; 24 cm.
 Summary

The epic, behindthescenes story of an astounding gap in our scientific knowledge of the cosmos. In the past few years, a handful of scientists have been in a race to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists of the matter that makes up you, me, our books, and every planet, star, and galaxy. The rest96 percent of the universeis completely unknown. Richard Panek tells the dramatic story of how scientists reached this conclusion, and what they're doing to find this "dark" matter and an even more bizarre substance called dark energy. Based on indepth, onsite reporting and hundreds of interviewswith everyone from Berkeley's feisty Saul Perlmutter and Johns Hopkins's meticulous Adam Riess to the quietly revolutionary Vera Rubinthe book offers an intimate portrait of the bitter rivalries and fruitful collaborations, the eureka moments and blind alleys, that have fueled their search, redefined science, and reinvented the universe.
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"Fascinating . . . One of the most important stories in the history of science." "Washington Post" In recent years, a handful of scientists has been racing to explain a disturbing aspect of our universe: only 4 percent of it consists of the matter that makes up you, me, and every star and planet. The rest is completely unknown.Richard Panek tells the dramatic story of how scientists reached this cosmosshattering conclusion. In vivid detail, he narrates the quest to find the "dark" matter and an even more bizarre substance called dark energy that make up 96 percent of the universe. This is perhaps the greatest mystery in all of science, and solving it will bring fame, funding, and certainly a Nobel Prize. Based on hundreds of interviews and indepth, onsite reporting, the book offers an intimate portrait of the bitter rivalries and fruitful collaborations, the eureka moments and blind alleys, that have redefined science and reinvented the universe. "A lively new account of twentiethcentury (plus a little twentyfirstcentury) cosmology . . . The book is as much about how the science got done as about the science itself.""Salon".
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 Varga, Kálmán, 1963
 Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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 Book — xii, 431 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Preface
 Part I. 1D Problems: 1. Variational solution of the Schroedinger equation
 2. Solution of bound state problems using a grid
 3. Solution of the Schroedinger equation for scattering states
 4. Periodic potentials: band structure in 1D
 5. Solution of timedependent problems in quantum mechanics
 6. Solution of Poisson's equation
 Part II. 2D and 3D Systems: 7. 3D real space approach: from quantum dots to BoseEinstein condensates
 8. Variational calculations in 2D: quantum dots
 9. Variational calculations in 3D: atoms and molecules
 10. Monte Carlo calculations
 11. Molecular dynamics simulations
 12. Tight binding approach to electronic structure calculations
 13. Plane wave density functional calculations
 14. Density functional calculations with atomic orbitals
 15. Realspace density functional calculations
 16. Timedependent density functional calculations
 17. Scattering and transport in nanostructures
 18. Numerical linear algebra
 Appendix: code descriptions
 References
 Index.
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 Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2011.
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 Book — xxviii, 1097 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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 MATHEMATICS Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra Elementary Functions Elementary Geometry Analytic Geometry Algebra Limits and Derivatives Integrals Series Functions of Complex Variables Integral Transforms Ordinary Differential Equations Partial Differential Equations Special Functions and Their Properties Probability Theory PHYSICS Physical Foundations of Mechanics Molecular Physics and Thermodynamics Electrodynamics Oscillations and Waves Optics Quantum Mechanics. Atomic Physics Quantum Theory of Crystals Elements of Nuclear Physics ELEMENTS OF APPLIED AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES Dimensions and Similarity Mechanics of Point Particles and Rigid Bodies Elements of Strength of Materials Hydrodynamics Mass and Heat Transfer Electrical Engineering Empirical and Engineering Formulas and Criteria for Their Applicability SUPPLEMENTS Integrals Integral Transforms Orthogonal Curvilinear Systems of Coordinates Ordinary Differential Equations Some Useful Electronic Mathematical Resources Index References appear at the end of each chapter.
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 Boeker, Egbert.
 3rd ed.  Chichester, [England] : Wiley, 2011.
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 Book — xiv, 440 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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 Preface xiii Acknowledgements xv 1 Introduction 1 1.1 A Sustainable Energy Supply 1 1.2 The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change 3 1.3 Light Absorption in Nature as a Source of Energy 4 1.4 The Contribution of Science: Understanding, Modelling and Monitoring 5 Exercises 6 References 6 2 Light and Matter 7 2.1 The Solar Spectrum 7 2.1.1 Radiation from a Black Body 7 2.1.2 Emission Spectrum of the Sun 9 2.2 Interaction of Light with Matter 12 2.2.1 Electric Dipole Moments of Transitions 12 2.2.2 Einstein Coefficients 14 2.2.3 Absorption of a Beam of Light: LambertBeer's Law 16 2.3 Ultraviolet Light and Biomolecules 19 2.3.1 Spectroscopy of Biomolecules 20 2.3.2 Damage to Life from Solar UV 21 2.3.3 The Ozone Filter as Protection 22 Exercises 28 References 28 3 Climate and Climate Change 31 3.1 The Vertical Structure of the Atmosphere 32 3.2 The Radiation Balance and the Greenhouse Effect 36 3.2.1 Simple Changes in the Radiation Balance 39 3.2.2 Radiation Transfer 41 3.2.3 A Simple Analytical Model 44 3.2.4 Radiative Forcing and Global Warming 45 3.2.5 The Greenhouse Gases 48 3.3 Dynamics in the Climate System 51 3.3.1 Horizontal Motion of Air 53 3.3.2 Vertical Motion of Ocean Waters 58 3.3.3 Horizontal Motion of Ocean Waters 59 3.4 Natural Climate Variability 59 3.5 Modelling HumanInduced Climate Change 62 3.5.1 The Carbon Cycle 63 3.5.2 Structure of Climate Modelling 66 3.5.3 Modelling the Atmosphere 67 3.5.4 A Hierarchy of Models 70 3.6 Analyses of IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 70 3.7 Forecasts of Climate Change 70 Exercises 74 References 76 4 Heat Engines 77 4.1 Heat Transfer and Storage 78 4.1.1 Conduction 79 4.1.2 Convection 82 4.1.3 Radiation 82 4.1.4 Phase Change 83 4.1.5 The Solar Collector 84 4.1.6 The Heat Diffusion Equation 87 4.1.7 Heat Storage 90 4.2 Principles of Thermodynamics 91 4.2.1 First and Second Laws 91 4.2.2 Heat and Work
 Carnot Efficiency 95 4.2.3 Efficiency of a 'Real' Heat Engine 97 4.2.4 Second Law Efficiency 98 4.2.5 Loss of Exergy in Combustion 101 4.3 Idealized Cycles 103 4.3.1 Carnot Cycle 103 4.3.2 Stirling Engine 104 4.3.3 Steam Engine 105 4.3.4 Internal Combustion 107 4.3.5 Refrigeration 110 4.4 Electricity as Energy Carrier 113 4.4.1 Varying Grid Load 114 4.4.2 CoGeneration of Heat and Electricity 115 4.4.3 Storage of Electric Energy 117 4.4.4 Transmission of Electric Power 123 4.5 Pollution from Heat Engines 125 4.5.1 Nitrogen Oxides NOx 125 4.5.2 SO2 126 4.5.3 CO and CO2 126 4.5.4 Aerosols 127 4.5.5 Volatile Organic Compounds VOC 128 4.5.6 Thermal Pollution 129 4.5.7 Regulations 129 4.6 The Private Car 129 4.6.1 Power Needs 130 4.6.2 Automobile Fuels 131 4.6.3 ThreeWay Catalytic Converter 132 4.6.4 Electric Car 133 4.6.5 Hybrid Car 134 4.7 Economics of Energy Conversion 134 4.7.1 Capital Costs 134 4.7.2 Learning Curve 138 Exercises 138 References 142 5 Renewable Energy 145 5.1 Electricity from the Sun 146 5.1.1 Varying Solar Input 146 5.1.2 Electricity from Solar Heat: Concentrating Solar Power CSP 150 5.1.3 Direct Conversion of Light into Electricity: Photovoltaics PV 152 5.2 Energy from the Wind 159 5.2.1 Betz Limit 160 5.2.2 Aerodynamics 162 5.2.3 Wind Farms 165 5.2.4 Vertical Wind Profile 165 5.2.5 Wind Statistics 167 5.2.6 State of the Art and Outlook 168 5.3 Energy from the Water 169 5.3.1 Power from Dams 169 5.3.2 Power from Flowing Rivers 170 5.3.3 Power from Waves 170 5.3.4 Power from the Tides 174 5.4 Bio Energy 175 5.4.1 Thermodynamics of Bio Energy 175 5.4.2 Stability 180 5.4.3 Solar Efficiency 180 5.4.4 Energy from Biomass 182 5.5 Physics of Photosynthesis 183 5.5.1 Basics of Photosynthesis 184 5.5.2 LightHarvesting Antennas 185 5.5.3 Energy Transfer Mechanism 187 5.5.4 Charge Separation 190 5.5.5 Flexibility and Disorder 193 5.5.6 Photoprotection 193 5.5.7 Research Directions 195 5.6 Organic Photocells: the Gr..atzel Cell 196 5.6.1 The Principle 196 5.6.2 Efficiency 199 5.6.3 New Developments and the Future 202 5.6.4 Applications 203 5.7 Bio Solar Energy 203 5.7.1 Comparison of Biology and Technology 204 5.7.2 Legacy Biochemistry 207 5.7.3 Artificial Photosynthesis 209 5.7.4 Solar Fuels with Photosynthetic Microorganisms: Two Research Questions 213 5.7.5 Conclusion 213 Exercises 215 References 217 6 Nuclear Power 221 6.1 Nuclear Fission 222 6.1.1 Principles 222 6.1.2 Four Factor Formula 226 6.1.3 Reactor Equations 229 6.1.4 Stationary Reactor 231 6.1.5 Time Dependence of a Reactor 233 6.1.6 Reactor Safety 234 6.1.7 Nuclear Explosives 237 6.2 Nuclear Fusion 238 6.3 Radiation and Health 244 6.3.1 Definitions 244 6.3.2 Norms on Exposure to Radiation 245 6.3.3 Normal Use of Nuclear Power 247 6.3.4 Radiation from Nuclear Accidents 247 6.3.5 Health Aspects of Fusion 247 6.4 Managing the Fuel Cycle 248 6.4.1 Uranium Mines 249 6.4.2 Enrichment 249 6.4.3 Fuel Burnup 252 6.4.4 Reprocessing 252 6.4.5 Waste Management 253 6.4.6 Nonproliferation 256 6.5 Fourth Generation Nuclear Reactors 257 Exercises 258 References 259 7 Dispersion of Pollutants 261 7.1 Diffusion 262 7.1.1 Diffusion Equation 262 7.1.2 Point Source in Three Dimensions in Uniform Wind 267 7.1.3 Effect of Boundaries 269 7.2 Dispersion in Rivers 270 7.2.1 OneDimensional Approximation 271 7.2.2 Influence of Turbulence 275 7.2.3 Example: A Calamity Model for the Rhine River 277 7.2.4 Continuous Point Emission 278 7.2.5 Two Numerical Examples 280 7.2.6 Improvements 281 7.2.7 Conclusion 282 7.3 Dispersion in Groundwater 282 7.3.1 Basic Definitions 283 7.3.2 Darcy's Equations 286 7.3.3 Stationary Applications 290 7.3.4 Dupuit Approximation 295 7.3.5 Simple Flow in a Confined Aquifer 298 7.3.6 Time Dependence in a Confined Aquifer 301 7.3.7 Adsorption and Desorption of Pollutants 302 7.4 Mathematics of Fluid Dynamics 304 7.4.1 Stress Tensor 304 7.4.2 Equations of Motion 308 7.4.3 Newtonian Fluids 309 7.4.4 NavierStokes Equation 310 7.4.5 Reynolds Number 311 7.4.6 Turbulence 313 7.5 Gaussian Plumes in the Air 317 7.5.1 Statistical Analysis 319 7.5.2 Continuous Point Source 321 7.5.3 Gaussian Plume from a High Chimney 322 7.5.4 Empirical Determination of the Dispersion Coefficients 323 7.5.5 SemiEmpirical Determination of the Dispersion Parameters 324 7.5.6 Building a Chimney 325 7.6 Turbulent Jets and Plumes 326 7.6.1 Dimensional Analysis 328 7.6.2 Simple Jet 329 7.6.3 Simple Plume 331 Exercises 333 References 334 8 Monitoring with Light 337 8.1 Overview of Spectroscopy 337 8.1.1 Population of Energy Levels and Intensity of Absorption Lines 341 8.1.2 Transition Dipole Moment: Selection Rules 341 8.1.3 Linewidths 342 8.2 Atomic Spectra 345 8.2.1 OneElectron Atoms 345 8.2.2 ManyElectron Atoms 346 8.3 Molecular Spectra 347 8.3.1 Rotational Transitions 347 8.3.2 Vibrational Transitions 349 8.3.3 Electronic Transitions 353 8.4 Scattering 359 8.4.1 Raman Scattering 359 8.4.2 Resonance Raman Scattering 360 8.4.3 Rayleigh Scattering 361 8.4.4 Mie Scattering 362 8.4.5 Scattering in the Atmosphere 362 8.5 Remote Sensing by Satellites 362 8.5.1 ENVISAT Satellite 362 8.5.2 SCIAMACHY's Operation 362 8.5.3 Analysis 364 8.5.4 Ozone Results 368 8.6 Remote Sensing by Lidar 368 8.6.1 Lidar Equation and DIAL 369 8.6.2 RangeResolved Cloud and Aerosol Optical Properties 371 Exercises 376 References 377 9 The Context of Society 379 9.1 Using Energy Resources 380 9.1.1 Energy Consumption 380 9.1.2 Energy Consumption and Resources 382 9.1.3 Energy Efficiency 383 9.1.4 Comparing Energy Resources 384 9.1.5 Energy Options 387 9.1.6 Conclusion 388 9.2 Fresh Water 389 9.3 Risks 389 9.3.1 Small Concentrations of Harmful Chemicals 390 9.3.2 Acceptable Risks 392 9.3.3 Small Probability for a Large Harm 393 9.3.4 Dealing with Uncertainties 394 9.4 International Efforts 396 9.4.1 Protection of the Ozone Layer 396 9.4.2 Protection of Climate 396 9.5 Global Environmental Management 398 9.5.1 SelfOrganized Criticality 398 9.5.2 Conclusion 401 9.6 Science and Society 401 9.6.1 Nature of Science 401 9.6.2 Control of Science 402 9.6.3 Aims of Science 402 9.6.4 A New Social Contract between Science and Society 404 Exercises and social questions 405 Social questions 405 References 406 Appendix A: Physical and Numerical Constants 409 Appendix B: Vector Algebra 411 Appendix C: Gauss, Delta and Error Functions 419 Appendix D: Experiments in a Student's Lab 423 Appendix E: Web Sites 425 Appendix F: Omitted Parts of the Second Edition 427 Index 429.
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65. The Feynman lectures on physics [2010]
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 New millennium ed.  New York : Basic Books, [2011], c2010.
 Description
 Book — 3 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 v. 1. Mainly mechanics, radiation, and heat
 v. 2. Mainly electromagnetism and matter
 v. 3. Quantum mechanics.
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66. Fundamentals of physics [2011]
 Walker, Jearl, 1945 author.
 9th edition, extended edition.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2011]
 Description
 Book — One volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
 Summary

 PART 1 Chapter 1 Measurement Chapter 2 Motion Along a Straight Line Chapter 3 Vector Chapter 4 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions Chapter 5 Force and Motion I Chapter 6 Force and Motion II Chapter 7 Kinetic Energy and Work Chapter 8 Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy Chapter 9 Center of Mass and Linear Momentum Chapter 10 Rotation Chapter 11 Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum
 PART 2 Chapter 12 Equilibrium and Elasticity Chapter 13 Gravitation Chapter 14 Fluids Chapter 15 Oscillations Chapter 16 Waves I Chapter 17 Waves II Chapter 18 Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics Chapter 19 The Kinetic Theory of Gases Chapter 20 Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
 PART 3 Chapter 21 Electric Charge Chapter 22 Electric Fields Chapter 23 Gauss' Law Chapter 24 Electric Potential Chapter 25 Capacitance Chapter 26 Current and Resistance Chapter 27 Circuits Chapter 28 Magnetic Fields Chapter 29 Magnetic Fields Due to Currents Chapter 30 Induction and Inductance Chapter 31 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current Chapter 32 Maxwell's Equations Magnetism of Matter
 PART 4 Chapter 33 Electromagnetic Waves Chapter 34 Images Chapter 35 Interference Chapter 36 Diffraction.
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This book arms engineers with the tools to apply key physics concepts in the field. A number of the key figures in the new edition are revised to provide a more inviting and informative treatment. The figures are broken into component parts with supporting commentary so that they can more readily see the key ideas. Material from "The Flying Circus" is incorporated into the chapter opener puzzlers, sample problems, examples and endofchapter problems to make the subject more engaging. Checkpoints enable them to check their understanding of a question with some reasoning based on the narrative or sample problem they just read. Sample Problems also demonstrate how engineers can solve problems with reasoned solutions.
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The new Ninth Edition of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's "Principles of Physics" has been strategically revised to focus on engaging students, supporting critical thinking and moving students to the next level of physics understanding. Key to the Ninth Edition's support for critical thinking and development of understanding physics concepts is Jearl Walker's modern voice. Jearl Walker is both an active teacher, who understands the challenges faced in today's classroom, and a world renowned communicator of science to the general public. His "Flying Circus of Physics" is a cult classic among physics students and instructors and material from this book is integrated throughout the Ninth Edition to catch students' attention, engage them, and encourage them to solve the underlying real world physics phenomenon and concepts, before they begin the more quantitative portion of the content or problem. Succeed with WileyPLUS This online teaching and learning environment integrates the entire digital textbook with the most effective instructor and student resources to fit every learning style. WileyPLUS' industryleading service offerings provide all the help, resources and personal support you need: Students achieve concept mastery in a rich structured environment that's available 24/7. Contextsensitive help in the form of direct links to the online text, hints, solutions, and tutorials  right from the online book. Immediate feedback on selfassessment and homework with the ability to track progress. Integrated, multimedia resources provide multiple studypaths to fit every student's learning style. Principles of Physics, 9th Edition (ISV) is available in the following parts: Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Regular Version (Ch 137) ISBN 9780470524633 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Extended Version (Ch 144) ISBN 9780470561584 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Vol. 1 (Ch 120). ISBN 9780470568378 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Vol. 2 (Ch 2144) ISBN 9780470568361 .
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 Greene, B. (Brian), 1963
 1st ed.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xi, 370 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

"The Hidden Reality" reveals how major developments in different branches of fundamental theoretical physics  relativistic, quantum, cosmological, unified, computational  have all led us to consider one or another variety of parallel universe.
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68. Intermolecular and surface forces [2011]
 Israelachvili, Jacob N.
 3rd ed.  Burlington, MA : Academic Press, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xxx, 676 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Part I: 1. Historical Perspective
 2. Thermodynamic and Statistical Aspects of Intermolecular Forces
 3. Strong Intermolecular Forces: Covalent and Coulomb Interactions
 4. Interactions Involving Polar Molecules
 5. Interactions Involving the Polarization of Molecules
 6. Van Der Waals Forces
 7. Repulsive Steric Forces, Total Intermolecular Pair Potentials, and Liquid Structure
 8. Special Interactions: Hydrogen Bonding, Hydrophobic, and Hydrophilic Interactions
 9. NonEquilibrium and TimeDependent Interactions
 Part II: 10. Some Unifying Concepts in Intermolecular and Interparticle Forces
 11. Contrasts Between Intermolecular, Interparticle, and Intersurface Forces
 12. ForceMeasuring Techniques
 13. Van Der Waals Forces Between Surfaces in Liquids
 14. Electrostatic Forces Between Surfaces in Liquids
 15. Solvation, Structural and Hydration Forces
 16. Steric (PolymerMediated) and Thermal Fluctuation Forces
 17. Adhesion and Wetting Phenomena
 18. Friction and Lubrication Forces
 Part III: 19. Thermodynamic Principles of SelfAssembly
 20. Aggregation of Amphiphilic Molecules into Soft Structures
 21. Interactions Within and Between Biological Structures
 22. Dynamic BioInteractions.
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 Randall, Lisa.
 1st ed.  New York : Ecco, c2011.
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 Book — xxi, 442 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 pt. I. Scaling reality. What's so small to you is so large to me ; Unlocking secrets ; Living in a material world ; Looking for answers
 pt. II. Scaling matter. The magical mystery tour ; "Seeing" is believing ; The edge of the universe
 pt. III. Machinery, measurements, and probability. One ring to rule them all ; The return of the ring ; Black holes that will devour the world ; Risky business ; Measurement and uncertainty ; The CMS and ATLAS experiments ; Identifying particles
 pt. IV. Modeling, predicting, and anticipating results. Truth, beauty, and other scientific misconceptions ; The Higgs boson ; The world's next top model ; Bottomup versus topdown
 pt. V. Scaling the universe. Inside out ; What's so large to you is so small to me ; Visitors from the dark side
 pt. VI. Roundup. Think globally and act locally ; Conclusion.
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70. Matter & interactions [2011]
 Chabay, Ruth W.
 3rd ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011.
 Description
 Book — xxiv, 1,080, 19 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
 Summary

 V. 1. Modern mechanics
 v. 2. Electric and magnetic interactions.
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Matter and Interactions offers a modern curriculum for introductory physics (calculusbased). It presents physics the way practicing physicists view their discipline and integrates 20th Century physics and computational physics. The text emphasizes the small number of fundamental principles that underlie the behavior of matter, and models that can explain and predict a wide variety of physical phenomena. Matter and Interactions will be available as a single volume hardcover text and also two paperback volumes.
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71. A radically modern approach to introductory physics [2011 ]
 Raymond, David J.
 Socorro, NM : New Mexico Tech Press, <2011>
 Description
 Book — v. : ill ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 V. 1. Fundamental principles
 v. 2. Four forces
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72. Roger Penrose : collected works [2011]
 Penrose, Roger.
 Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2011.
 Description
 Book — 6 v. : ill., ports., facsims. ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 v. 1. 19531967
 v. 2. 19681975
 v. 3. 19761980
 v. 4. 19811989
 v. 5. 19901996
 v. 6. 19972003.
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. Among the new developments that occurred during this period was the introduction of a particular notion of 'quasilocal massmomentum and angular momentum', the topic of Penrose's Royal Society paper. Many encouraging results were initially obtained but, later, difficulties began to emerge and remain today. Also, an extensive paper (with Eastwood and Wells) gives a thorough account of the relation between twistor cohomology and massless fields. This volume witnesses Penrose's increasing conviction that the puzzling issue of quantum measurement could only be resolved by the appropriate unification of quantum mechanics with general relativity, where that union must involve an actual change in the rules of quantum mechanics as well as in spacetime structure. Penrose's first incursions into a possible relation between consciousness and quantum state reduction are also covered here.
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. Developing ideas sketched in the first volume, twistor theory is now applied to genuine issues of physics, and there are the beginnings of twistor diagram theory (an analogue of Feynman Diagrams). This collection includes joint papers with Stephen Hawking, and uncovers certain properties of black holes. The idea of cosmic censorship is also first proposed. Along completely different lines, the first methods of aperiodic tiling for the Euclidean plane that come to be known as Penrose tiles are described. This volume also contains Penrose's three prizewinning essays for the Gravity Foundation (two second places with both Ezra Newman and Steven Hawking, and a solo first place for 'The Nonlinear graviton').
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. Many important realizations concerning twistor theory occurred during the short period of this third volume, providing a new perspective on the way that mathematical features of the complex geometry of twistor theory relate to actual physical fields. Following on from the nonlinear graviton construction, a twistor construction was found for (anti)selfdual electromagnetism allowing the general (anti)selfdual YangMills field to be obtained. It became clear that some features of twistor contour integrals could be understood in terms of holomorphic sheaf cohomology. During this period, the Oxford research group founded the informal publication, Twistor Newsletter. This volume also contains the influential Weyl curvature hypothesis and new forms of Penrose tiles.
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. Publication of The Emperor's New Mind (OUP 1989) had caused considerable debate and Penrose's responses are included in this volume. Arising from this came the idea that largescale quantum coherence might exist within the conscious brain, and actual conscious experience would be associated with a reduction of the quantum state. Within this collection, Penrose also proposes that a twistor might usefully be regarded as a source (or 'charge') for a massless field of spin 3/2, suggesting that the twistor space for a Ricciflat spacetime might actually be the space of such possible sources. Towards the end of the volume, Penrose begins to develop a quite different approach to incorporating full general relativity into twistor theory. This period also sees the origin of the DiosiPenrose proposal.
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. The first volume covers the beginnings of a career that is groundbreaking from the outset. Inspired by courses given by Dirac and Bondi, much of the early published work involves linking general relativity with tensor systems. Among his early works is the seminal 1955 paper, 'A Generalized Inverse for Matrices', his previously unpublished PhD and St John's College Fellowship theses, and from 1967, his Adam's Prizewinning essay on the structure of spacetime. Add to this his 1965 paper, 'Gravitational collapse and spacetime singularities', and the 1967 paper that introduced a remarkable new theory, 'Twistor algebra', and this becomes a truly stellar procession of works on mathematics and cosmology.
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Professor Sir Roger Penrose's work, spanning fifty years of science, with over five thousand pages and more than three hundred papers, has been collected together for the first time and arranged chronologically over six volumes, each with an introduction from the author. Where relevant, individual papers also come with specific introductions or notes. This sixth volume describes an actual experiment to measure the length of time that a quantum superposition might last (developing the DiosiPenrose proposal). It also discusses the significant progress made in relation to incorporating the 'googly' information for a gravitational field into the structure of a curved twistor space. Penrose also covers such things as the geometry of light rays in relation to twistorspace structures, the utility of complex numbers in drawing threedimensional shapes, and the geometrical representation of different types of musical scales. The turn of the millennium was also an opportunity to reflect on progress in many areas up until that point.
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 James, C. Renée.
 Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

Time. Gravity. Night. So much of what surrounds us feels familiar and mundane. But each is a wonder that reveals profound insights into the world around us. C. Renee James's whimsical tour of seven everyday experiencesnight, light, stuff, gravity, time, home, and wonderopens the Universe to fantastical contemplation. Light? Although we need it to see, there's much more to it than meets the eye. Stuff? When it comes down to it, things are almost entirely empty space99.9% nothingespecially when you get to the atomic level. Home? James's contemplation of our place in the Universe shows that it's not just a place to hang your hatand that there's really nothing else like it. James introduces each of these seven wonders with a simple question that appears to be easily answered. The questions are deceptive, thoughas is James's casual, lighthearted style. Underneath lie such concepts as relativity, matter and antimatter, and the electromagnetic spectrum. Her accessible discussion uses common analogies and entertaining illustrations to provide a bundle of detail on historical discoveries and to provoke serious pondering. Fun and edifying, Seven Wonders of the Universe That You Probably Took for Granted is an inviting introduction to secret knowledge of our everyday world. This book may be 99.9% nothing, but the thoughts it will inspire are massive.
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 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932
 New Jersey : World Scientific, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 479 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Quantum Mechanics (Revisited)
 Angular Momentum
 Scattering Theory
 Lagrangian Field Theory
 Symmetries
 Feynman Rules
 Quantum Electrodynamics (QED)
 HighOrder Processes
 Path Integrals
 Canonical Transformations for Quantum Systems
 Appendices: Multipole Analysis of the Radiation Field
 Functions of a Complex Variable
 Electromagnetic Field
 Irreducible Representations of SU(n)
 Lorentz Transformations in Quantum Field Theory
 Green's Functions and Other Singular Functions
 Dimensional Regularization
 Path Integrals and the Electromagnetic Field.
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75. Conceptual physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xxiii, 737 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 1. About Science I. MECHANICS
 2. Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia
 3. Linear Motion
 4. Newton's Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration
 5. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction
 6. Momentum
 7. Energy
 8. Rotational Motion
 9. Gravity
 10. Projectile and Satellite Motion II. PROPERTIES OF MATTER
 11. Atomic Nature of Matter
 12. Solids
 13. Liquids
 14. Gases and Plasmas III. HEAT
 15. Temperature, Heat and Expansion
 16. Heat Transfer
 17. Change of Phase
 18. Thermodynamics IV. SOUND
 19. Vibrations and Waves
 20. Sound
 21. Musical Sounds V. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
 22. Electrostatics
 23. Electric Current
 24. Magnetism
 25. Electromagnetic Induction VI. LIGHT
 26. Properties of Light
 27. Color
 28. Reflection and Refraction
 29. Light Waves
 30. Light Emission
 31. Light Quanta VII. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
 32. The Atom and the Quantum
 33. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
 34. Nuclear Fission and Fusion VIII. RELATIVITY
 35. Special Theory of Relativity
 36. General Theory of Relativity Appendices A. Systems of Measurement B. More About Motion C. Graphing D. More About Vectors E. Exponential Growth and Doubling Time.
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76. Conceptual physics : practicing physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
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 Book — vi, 202 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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77. GRE physics test [2010]
 Fakhruddin, Hasan.
 6th ed., TestWare ed.  Piscataway, N.J. : Research & Education Association, ©2010.
 Description
 Book — xiii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in)
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QC32 .F267 2010  Unknown 
 Bloomfield, Louis.
 4th ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 614 p. : ill. (some col.) 26 cm.
 Summary

 Chapter 1  The Laws of Motion, Part I 1.1 Skating 1.2 Falling Balls 1.3 Ramps
 Chapter 2  The Laws of Motion, Part II 2.1 Wind Turbines 2.2 Wheels 2.3 Bumper Cars
 Chapter 3  Mechanical Objects, Part I 3.1 Spring Scales 3.2 Ball Sports: Bouncing 3.3 Carousels and Roller Coasters
 Chapter 4  Mechanical Objects Part II 4.1 Bicycles 4.2 Rockets and Space Travel
 Chapter 5  Fluids 5.1 Balloons 5.2 Water Distribution
 Chapter 6  Fluids and Motion 6.1 Garden Watering 6.2 Ball Sports: Air 6.3 Airplanes
 Chapter 7  Heat and Phase Transitions 7.1 Woodstoves 7.2 Water, Steam, and Ice 7.3 Clothing, Insulation, and Climate
 Chapter 8  Thermodynamics 8.1 Air Conditioners 8.2 Automobiles
 Chapter 9  Resonance and Mechanical Waves 9.1 Clocks 9.2 Musical Instruments 9.3 The Sea
 Chapter 10  Electricity 10.1 Static Electricity 10.2 Xerographic Copiers 10.3 Flashlights
 Chapter 11  Magnetism and Electrodynamics 11.1 Household Magnets 11.2 Electric Power Distribution 11.3 Hybrid Automobiles
 Chapter 12  Electronics 12.1 Power Adapters 12.2 Audio Players
 Chapter 13  Electromagnetic Waves 13.1 Radio 13.2 Microwave Ovens
 Chapter 14  Light 14.1 Sunlight 14.2 Discharge Lamps 14.3 Lasers and LEDs
 Chapter 15  Optics 15.1 Cameras 15.2 Optical Recording and Communication
 Chapter 16  Modern Physics 16.1 Nuclear Weapons 16.2 Nuclear Reactors [NEW] 16.3 Medical Imaging and Radiation Appendices A. Vectors B. Units, Conversion of Units.
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79. How to teach quantum physics to your dog [2009]
 Orzel, Chad.
 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.  New York : Scribner, 2010. ©2009.
 Description
 Book — viii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
 Summary

 Why talk to your dog about physics? : an introduction to quantum physics
 Which way? both ways : particlewave duality
 Where's my bone? : the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
 Schrödinger's Dog : the Copenhagen interpretation
 Many worlds, many treats : the manyworlds interpretation
 Are we there yet? : the quantum Zeno effect
 No digging required : quantum tunneling
 Spooky barking at a distance : quantum entanglement
 Beam me a bunny : quantum teleportation
 Bunnies made of cheese : virtual particles and quantum electrodynamics
 Beware of evil squirrels : misuses of quantum physics.
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80. Physics for mathematicians : mechanics I [2010]
 Spivak, Michael.
 [Houston, TX?] : Publish or Perish, c2010.
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 Book — xv, 733 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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81. Problem solving in Conceptual physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
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 Book — 294 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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QC23.2 .H4882 2010  Unknown 
 Townsend, John S.
 Mill Valley, California : University Science Books, ©2010.
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 Book — xiv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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 1. Light
 2. Wave Mechanics
 3. The TimeIndependent Schrodinger Equation
 4. OneDimensional Potentials
 5. Principles of Quantum Mechanics
 6. Quantum Mechanics in three Dimensions
 7. Identical Particles
 8. SolidState Physics
 9. Nuclear Physics
 10. Particle Physics A. Special Relativity B. PowerSeries Solutions Index.
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QC174.12 .T694 2010  Unknown 
 Calle, Carlos I.
 2nd ed.  Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xix, 543 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Part I Introductory Concepts: Physics: The Fundamental Science. Part II The Laws of Mechanics:The Description of Motion. The Laws of Mechanics: Newton's Laws of Motion. Energy. Conservation of Energy and Momentum. Rotation and the Universal Law of Gravitation. Part III The Structure of Matter: Atoms: Building Blocks of the Universe. The Heart of the Atom: The Nucleus. Fluids. Part IV Thermodynamics: Heat and Temperature. The Laws of Thermodynamics. Part V Electricity and Magnetism: Electricity. Applied Electricity. Electromagnetism. Part VI Waves: Wave Motion. Sound. Optics. The Nature of Light. Part VII Modern Physics: The Special Theory of Relativity. The General Theory of Relativity. The Early Atomic Theory. Quantum Mechanics. Nuclear Physics. Elementary Particles. Unifying Physics. Superstrings. Appendices: Powers of Ten. The Elements. Winners in Physics. Physics Timeline. Discover What You Have Learned. Glossary.
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84. The tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism [2010]
 Capra, Fritjof.
 5th ed.  Boston : Shambhala, 2010.
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 Book — 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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85. A dictionary of physics [2009]
 6th ed.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
 Description
 Book — 616 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
 Summary

 PREFACE
 DICTIONARY
 APPENDICES
 The Greek Alphabet
 SI Units
 Fundamental Constants
 The Solar System
 The Electromagnetic Spectrum
 List of Nobel Prize Winners
 Chronology of Key Dates in Physics
 Useful Websites.
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QC5 .C56 2009  Inlibrary use 
86. The physics of superheroes [2009]
 Kakalios, James, 1958
 Spectacular 2nd ed.  New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2009.
 Description
 Book — xx, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction: Secret origins: How science saved superhero comic books
 Mechanics. Up, up, and away: Forces and motion
 Deconstructing Krypton: Newton's law of gravity
 The day Gwen Stacy died: Impulse and momentum
 Flash facts: Friction, drag, and sound
 If this be my density: Properties of matter
 So he talks to fishes, want to make something of it?: Fluid mechanics
 Can he swing from a thread?: Centripetal acceleration
 Can Antman punch his way out of a paper bag?: Torque and rotation
 The Human Top goes out for a spin: Angular momentum
 Is Antman deaf, dumb, and blind?: Simple harmonic motion
 Like a flash of lightning: Special relativity
 Energy : heat and light. The Central City diet plan: Conservation of energy
 The case of the missing work: Three laws of thermodynamics
 Mutant meteorology: Conduction and convection
 How the monstrous menace of the mysterious melter makes dinner preparation a breeze: Phase transitions
 Electro's clinging ways: Electrostatics
 Superman schools Spiderman: Electrical currents
 How Electro becomes Magneto when he runs: Ampere's law
 How Magneto becomes Electro when he runs: Magnetism and Faraday's law
 Electro and Magneto do the wave: Electromagnetism and light
 Modern physics. Journey into the microverse: Atomic physics
 Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an imaginary tale!: Quantum mechanics
 Through a wall lightly: Tunneling phenomena
 Sock it to Shellhead: Solidstate physics
 The costumes are super, too: Materials science
 What have we learned? Me am Bizarro!: Superhero bloopers
 Afterword: Lo, there shall be an ending!
 Recommended reading
 Key equations
 Notes
 Acknowledgments
 Index.
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QC23.2 .K35 2009  Unknown 
 Ottaviani, Jim.
 2nd ed.  Ann Arbor, MI : G.T. Labs, 2009.
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 Book — 318 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
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88. Thinking physics is Gedanken physics [2009]
 Epstein, Lewis C.
 3rd ed.  San Francisco, CA : Insight Press, c2009.
 Description
 Book — 561 p., A16 : ill. ; 23 cm.
 Summary

 Mechanics. Kinematics ; Newton's laws of motion ; Momentum and energy ; Rotation ; Gravity
 Fluids
 Heat
 Vibrations
 Light
 Electricity & magnetism
 Relativity
 Quanta.
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89. Fundamentals of physics [2008]
 Walker, Jearl, 1945
 8th ed.  Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 PART 1. Chapter 1. Measurement. Chapter 2. Motion Along a Straight Line. Chapter 3. Vectors. Chapter 4. Motion in Two and Tree Dimensions. Chapter 5. Force and MotionI. Chapter 6. Force and MotionII. Chapter 7. Kinetic Energy and Work. Chapter 8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy. Chapter 9. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum. Chapter 10. Rotation. Chapter 11. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum. PART 2. Chapter 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity. Chapter 13. Gravitation. Chapter 14. Fluids. Chapter 15. Oscillations. Chapter 16. WavesI. Chapter 17. WavesII. Chapter 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics. Chapter 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases. Chapter 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. PART 3. Chapter 21. Electric Charge. Chapter 22. Electric Fields. Chapter 23. Gauss' Law. Chapter 24. Electric Potential. Chapter 25. Capacitance. Chapter 26. Current and Resistance. Chapter 27. Circuits. Chapter 28. Magnetic Fields. Chapter 29. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents. Chapter 30. Induction and Inductance. Chapter 31. Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current. Chapter 32. Maxwell's Equations
 Magnetism of Matter. PART 4. Chapter 33. Electromagnetic Waves. Chapter 34.Images. Chapter 35. Interference. Chapter 36. Diffraction. Chapter 37. Relativity. PART 5. Chapter 38. Photons and Matter Waves. Chapter 39. More About Matter Waves. Chapter 40. All About the Atoms. Chapter 41. Conduction of Electricity in Solids. Chapter 42. Nuclear Physics. Chapter 43. Energy from the Nucleus. Chapter 44. Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang.
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 PART 3 Chapter 21. Electric Charge. Chapter 22. Electric Fields. Chapter 23. Gauss' Law. Chapter 24. Electric Potential. Chapter 25. Capacitance. Chapter 26. Current and Resistance. Chapter 27. Circuits. Chapter 28. Magnetic Fields. Chapter 29. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents. Chapter 30. Induction and Inductance. Chapter 31. Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current. Chapter 32. Maxwell's Equations
 Magnetism of Matter. Appendices. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems An1. Index.
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 1. Measurement.
 2. Motion Along a Straight Line.
 3. Vector.
 4. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.
 5. Force and Motion
 1.
 6. Force and MotionII.
 7. Kinetic Energy and Work.
 8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.
 9. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum.
 10. Rotation.
 11. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.
 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity.
 13. Gravitation.
 14. Fluids.
 15. Oscillations.
 16. WavesI.
 17. WavesII.
 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases.
 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Appendices A
 1. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems. Index.
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 PART 2.
 Chapter 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity.
 Chapter 13. Gravitation.
 Chapter 14. Fluids.
 Chapter 15. Oscillations.
 Chapter 16. WavesI.
 Chapter 17. WavesII.
 Chapter 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
 Chapter 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases.
 Chapter 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Appendices. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems. Index.
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No other book on the market today can match the 30year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's "Fundamentals of Physics!" In a breezy, easytounderstand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications. Problemsolving tactics are provided to help the reader solve problems and avoid common errors. This new edition features several thousand end of chapter problems that were rewritten to streamline both the presentations and answers. Chapter Puzzlers open each chapter with an intriguing application or question that is explained or answered in the chapter.
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QC21.3 .H35 2008  Unknown 
 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932
 New Jersey : World Scientific, c2008.
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 Book — xv, 477 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Classical Physics
 Some Contradictions
 Quantum Mechanics
 Atomic Physics
 Nuclear Physics
 Particle Physics
 Special Relativity
 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
 General Relativity
 Quantum Fluids
 Quantum Fields.
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91. Modern physics [2008]
 Harris, Randy, author.
 Second edition.  San Francisco : Pearson/Addison Wesley, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 558, [64] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Dawn of a New Age Special Relativity Waves and Particles I: Electromagnetic Radiation Behaving as Particles Waves and Particles II: Matter Behaving as Waves Bound States: Simple Cases Unbound States: Obstacles, Tunneling and ParticleWave Propagation Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions and The Hydrogen Atom Spin and Atomic Physics Statistical Mechanics Bonding: Molecules and Solids Nuclear Physics Fundamental Particles and Interactions Appendices.
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 Harper, Kathleen A.
 Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
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 Book — ix, 104 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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QC30 .H336 2008  Unknown 
 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 2nd [extended] ed.  San Fransisco : Pearson Addison Wesley, c2008.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1365. [53] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 student workbook (1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.)
 Summary

 Part I Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Dynamics II: Interacting Objects
 8. Dynamics III: Motion in a Plane Part II Conservation Laws
 9. Impulse and Momentum
 10. Energy
 11. Work Part III Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Oscillations
 15. Fluids and Elasticity Part IV Thermodynamics
 16. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 17. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 18. The Micro/Macro Connection
 19. Heat Engines and Refrigerators Part V Waves and Optics
 20. Traveling Waves
 21. Superposition
 22. Wave Optics
 23. Ray Optics
 24. Optical Instruments
 25. Modern Optics and Matter Waves Part VI Electricity and Magnetism
 26. Electric Charges and Forces
 27. The Electric Field
 28. Gauss's Law
 29. The Electric Potential
 30. Potential and Field
 31. Current and Conductivity
 32. Fundamentals of Circuits
 33. The Magnetic Field
 34. Electromagnetic Induction
 35. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 36. AC Circuits Part VII Relativity and Quantum Physics
 37. Relativity
 38. The End of Classical Physics
 39. Quantization
 40. Wave Functions and Probabilities
 41. OneDimensional Quantum Mechanics
 42. Atomic Physics
 43. Nuclear Physics.
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As the most widely adopted new physics text in more than 50 years, Knight's Physics for Scientists and Engineers was published to widespread critical acclaim from professors and students. In this eagerly awaited second edition, Knight builds on the researchproven instructional techniques he introduced, as well as national data of student performance, to take student learning even further. Knight's unparalleled insight into student learning difficulties, and his impeccably skillful crafting of text and figures at every level  from macro to micro  to address these difficulties, results in a uniquely effective and accessible book, leading students to a deeper and betterconnected understanding of the concepts and more proficient problemsolving skills. Building on an NSFsponsored educational research program and input from tens of thousands of student users, the second edition refines and extends the pedagogical innovations that years of use has now shown to be effective.Unprecedented analysis of national student metadata has allowed every problem to be systematically enhanced for educational effectives, and to ensure problem sets of ideal topic coverage, balance of qualitative and quantitative problems, and range of difficulty and duration. The second edition comes with the latest edition of MasteringPhysicsaA A  the most advanced, educationally effective (as shown by gains in student exams scores and independent tests), and widely used online physics tutorial and homework system in the world. It provides the largest library of researchbased tutorials and textbook problems available, and automatic grading of activities as wide ranging as numerical problems with randomized values and algebraic answers to freehand drawn graphs and freebody diagrams.
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 Serway, Raymond A.
 7th ed.  Belmont, CA : Thomson/Brooks/Cole, 2008.
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 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col) ; 29 cm.
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QC21.3 .S465 2008  Unknown 
 Kaku, Michio.
 1st ed.  New York : Doubleday, c2008.
 Description
 Book — xxi, 329 p. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Force fields
 Invisibility
 Phasers and death stars
 Teleportation
 Telepathy
 Psychokinesis
 Robots
 Extraterrestrials and UFOs
 Starships
 Antimatter and antiuniverses
 Faster than light
 Time travel
 Parallel universes
 Perpetual motion machines
 Precognition
 Epilogue: The future of the impossible.
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QC75 .K18 2008  Unknown 
 Healey, Richard.
 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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 Book — xix, 297 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Introduction
 1. What is a Gauge Theory?
 2. The AharonovBohm E ect
 3. Classical Gauge Theories
 4. Interpreting Classical Gauge Theories
 5. Quantized YangMills Gauge Theories
 6. The Empirical Import of Gauge Symmetry
 7. Loop Representations
 8. Interpreting Quantized YangMills Gauge Theories
 9. Conclusions.
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97. Physics and chemistry of ice [2007]
 International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice (11th : 2006 : Bremerhaven, Germany)
 Cambridge : RSC Publishing, c2007.
 Description
 Book — xv, 703 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Invited Papers: MOLECULAR SIMULATIONS OF GAS HYDRATE NUCLEATION
 EXTRATERRESTRIAL ICE WITH EMPHASIS ON AGGREGATION/ INTERACTION WITH ORGANIC MATTER: COLLISIONAL AND ACCRETIONAL PROPERTIES OF MODEL PARTICLES
 INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SNOW METAMORPHISM AND CLIMATE: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ASPECTS
 ICE ADHESION AND ICE FRICTION MODIFICATION USING PULSED THERMAL POWER
 IMPROVING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF GAS HYDRATE FORMATION PROCESSES: THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTITECHNIQUE APPROACHES
 FAST THERMAL DESORPTION SPECTROSCOPY AND MICROCALORIMETRY: NEW TOOLS TO UNCOVER MYSTERIES OF ICE
 SELECTION FOR 'ICE RESISTANCE', ANTIFREEZE PROTEINS AND ICE OR HYDRATE INHIBITION
 Contributed Papers: RAMAN SCATTERING STUDY OF PROTON ORDERED ICEXI SINGLE CRYSTAL
 ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SIMPLE PLANAR MODELS OF WATER IN THE VAPOR AND THE ICE PHASES
 PHASES OF SUPERCOOLED LIQUID WATER
 USING GAUSSIAN CURVATURE FOR THE 3D SEGMENTATION OF SNOW GRAINS FROM MICROTOMOGRAPHIC DATA
 ETHANOL HYDRATES FORMED BY GAS CONDENSATION: INVESTIGATIONS BY RAMAN SCATTERING AND XRAY DIFFRACTION
 DISLOCATION PATTERNING AND DEFORMATION PROCESSES IN ICE SINGLE CRYSTALS DEFORMED BY TORSIONFORMATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE GAS HYDRATES IN FREEZING SEDIMENTS AND DECOMPOSITION KINETICS OF THE HYDRATES FORMED
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES STUDY OF BJERRUM DEFECTS IN ICE Ih: AN ANALYSIS OF FORMATION AND MIGRATION PROPERTIES
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES STUDY OF MOLECULAR POINT DEFECTS IN ICE Ih: INTERSTITIAL VS. VACANCY
 FROM ICE TO CO2 HYDRATES AND BACK  STUDY OF NUCLEATION AND INITIAL GROWTH USING SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
 THE TEMPERATURE GRADIENT METAMORPHISM OF SNOW: MODEL AND FIRST VALIDATIONS USING XRAY MICROTOMOGRAPHIC IMAGES
 SUM FREQUENCY GENERATION ON SINGLECRYSTALLINE ICE Ih
 MODELLING ICE Ic OF DIFFERENT ORIGIN AND STACKINGFAULTED HEXAGONAL ICE USING NEUTRON POWDER DIFFRACTION DATA
 FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES FOR A NEW H2 SEPARATION METHOD USING GAS HYDRATES
 SEGREGATION OF SALT IONS AT AMORPHOUS SOLID AND LIQUID SURFACES
 THEORETICAL STUDY ON GASES IN HEXAGONAL ICE INVESTIGATED BY THE MOLECULAR ORBITAL METHOD
 DEVELOPMENT OF IN SITU LOW TEMPERATURE INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY FOR A STUDY OF METHANE HYDRATE
 A MECHANISM FOR PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS IN THE QUASILIQUID LAYER OF SNOW CRYSTALS IN POLAR REGIONS
 TOPOLOGICAL TRANSITIONS BETWEEN ICE PHASES
 THE IMPORTANCE OF OO BONDING INTERACTIONS IN VARIOUS PHASES OF ICE
 THE CHEMICAL CHARACTER OF VERY HIGH PRESSURE ICE PHASES
 REALSPACE STUDY OF MECHANICAL INSTABILITY OF ICE XI ON A 'BONDBYBOND' BASIS
 WATERVAPOR TRANSPORT IN SNOW WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GRADIENT
 EXPERIMENTAL GEOSCIENCE IN A FREEZER: ICE AND ICY COMPOUNDS AS USEFUL EDUCATIONAL ANALOGUES FOR TEACHING EARTH AND PLANETARY MATERIALS SCIENCE AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
 CLASSIFICATION OF LOWENERGY CONFIGURATIONS OF POLYHEDRAL WATER CLUSTERS FROM CUBE UP TO BACKMINSTERFULLERENE
 ENERGY OPTIMIZATION OF GAS HYDRATE FRAMEWORKS ON THE BASIS OF DISCRETE MODELS OF INTERMOLECULAR INTERACTIONS
 MICROSTRUCTURE OF GAS HYDRATES IN POROUS MEDIA
 TACKLING THE PROBLEM OF HYDROGEN BOND ORDER AND DISORDER IN ICE
 THEORETICAL STUDY OF A HYDROXIDE ION WITHIN THE ICEIh LATTICE
 ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY OF REARRANGING ICE SURFACES
 IONISATION OF HCl ON ICE AT VERY LOW TEMPERATURE
 EFFECTS OF LARGE GUEST SPECIES ON THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF STRUCTUREH HYDRATES
 PREDICTION OF THE CELLULAR MICROSTRUCTURE OF SEA ICE BY MORPHOLOGICAL STABILITY THEORY
 THE PLANARCELLULAR TRANSITION DURING FREEZING OF NATURAL WATERS
 CRYSTAL GROWTH OF ICEI/HYDRATE EUTECTIC BINARY SOLUTIONS
 XRAY TOMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERIZATION OF IMPURITIES IN POLYCRYSTALLINE ICE
 EFFECTS OF ADDITIVES AND COOLING RATES ON CRYOPRESERVATION PROCESS OF RAT CORTICAL CELLS
 LABORATORY STUDIES OF THE FORMATION OF CUBIC ICE IN AQUEOUS DROPLETS
 HYDRATE PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS IMPOSED BY GAS EXCHANGE
 MECHANISM OF CAGE FORMATION DURING GROWTH OF CH4 AND Xe CLATHRATE HYDRATES: A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY
 GROWTH KINETICS ON INTERFACE BETWEEN { } PLANE OF ICE AND WATER INVESTIGATED BY A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION
 CHOOSING AN APPROPRIATE WATER MODEL FOR USE IN BIOMOLECULAR SIMULATIONS
 MICRORAMAN STUDY OF AIR CLATHRATE HYDRATES IN POLAR ICE FROM DOME FUJI, ANTARCTICA
 HIGH PRESSURE NMR OF HYDROGENFILLED ICES BY DIAMOND ANVIL CELL
 ON THE USE OF THE KIHARA POTENTIAL FOR HYDRATE EQUILIBRIUM CALCULATIONS
 A NEW STRUCTURE OF AMORPHOUS ICE PROMOTED BY RADIATIONS
 THE RADICAL CHEMISTRY IN IRRADIATED ICE
 SPEEDSKATE ICE FRICTION: REVIEW AND NUMERICAL MODEL  FAST 1.0
 FIRST PRINCIPLES COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF HYDROGEN BONDS IN ICE Ih
 FREEZING OF WATER ON ?Al2O3 SURFACES
 NEW HYDROGEN ORDERED PHASES OF ICE
 MICROSCOPIC OBSERVATION AND INSITU RAMAN STUDIES ON SOME SINGLECRYSTALLINE GAS HYDRATES UNDER HIGH PRESSURE
 CLATHRATE HYDRATE FORMATION AND GROWTH: EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATIONS VERSUS PREDICTED BEHAVIOUR
 EFFECT OF SNOW ACCRETION TO THE GPS ANTENNA ON POSITIONING PERFORMANCE
 GAS HYDRATES IN THE SYSTEM H2CH4  H2O AT PRESSURES OF 4.5 TO 220 ??? AND CONCENTRATIONS OF 0 TO 70 MOL % ?2
 CHEMISTRY INDUCED BY IMPLANTATION OF REACTIVE IONS IN WATER ICE
 STRUCTURE H HYDRATE KINETICS STUDIED BY NMR SPECTROSCOPY
 DIELECTRIC RELAXATION OF ICE SAMPLES GROWN FROM VAPORPHASE OR LIQUIDPHASE WATER
 ESR OBSERVATION OF SELFPRESERVATION EFFECT OF METHANE HYDRATE
 INVESTIGATION OF THE STRUCTURAL DISORDER IN ICE Ih USING NEUTRON DIFFRACTION AND REVERSE MONTE CARLO MODELLING
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES CALCULATION OF STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICAL PROPERTIES OF ORIENTATIONAL DEFECTS IN ICE
 EFFECTS OF ADDITIVES ON FORMATION RATES OF CO2 HYDRATE FILMS
 RIPPLE FORMATION MECHANISM ON ICICLES UNDER A THIN SHEAR FLOW
 MOLECULAR SIMULATIONS OF WATER FREEZING: BRINE REJECTION AND HOMOGENEOUS NUCLEATION
 IMPLICATIONS FOR AND FINDINGS FROM DEEP ICE CORE DRILLINGS  AN EXAMPLE: THE ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH OF ICE AT HIGH STRAIN RATES
 ISOTHERMAL AMORPHOUSAMORPHOUSAMORPHOUS TRANSITIONS IN WATER
 MECHANICAL STRENGTH AND FLOW PROPERTIES OF ICESILICATE MIXTURE DEPENDING ON THE SILICATE CONTENTS AND THE SILICATE PARTICLE SIZES
 ADSORPTION OF ANTIFREEZE PROTEIN AND A COMMERCIAL LOW DOSAGE HYDRATE INHIBITIOR ON HYDROPHILIC AND HYDROPHOBIC SURFACES
 DIFFUSION, INCORPORATION, AND SEGREGATION OF ANTIFREEZE GLYCOPROTEINS AT THE ICE/SOLUTION INTERFACE
 Subject Index.
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98. Physics for engineers and scientists [2007]
 Ohanian, Hans C.
 3rd ed., extended ed.  New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2007.
 Description
 Book — li, 1430, 95 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
 Summary

Designed for the introductory calculusbased physics course, "Physics for Engineers and Scientists" is distinguished by its lucid exposition and accessible coverage of fundamental physical concepts. Presenting a modern view of classical mechanics and electromagnetism for today's science and engineering students, it includes coverage of optics and quantum physics, emphasising the relationship between macroscopic and microscopic phenomena. Organised to address specific concepts and then build on them, this highly readable textbook divides each chapter into short, focused sections followed by review questions. Using realworld examples, the authors offer a glimpse of the practical applications of physics in science and engineering, developing a solid conceptual foundation before introducing mathematical results and derivations (a basic knowledge of derivatives and integrals is assumed).
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99. College physics [2006]
 Serway, Raymond A.
 7th ed. / Raymond A. Serway ... [et al.]  Pacific Grove, CA : ThomsonBrooks/Cole, c2006.
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 Book — xxxii, 1008, 46, 3, 14 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
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"College Physics" provides students with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. The authors include a broad range of contemporary applications to motivate students understanding of how physics works in the real world. In addition, new pedagogy, reflecting the findings of physics education research, has been added to help students improve their problem solving skills and conceptual understanding.The text's flexible, accessible, and focused presentation, coupled with extraordinary text/media integration through PhysicsNow, gives instructors and students the tools they need to succeed. This text, which covers the standard topics in classical physics and 20th century physics, is divided into six parts. Newtonian mechanics and the physics of fluids (Part I); heat and thermodynamics (Part II); wave motion and sound (Part III); electricity and magnetism (Part IV); properties of light and the field of geometric and wave optics (Part V); and an introduction to special relativity, quantum physics, and atomic and nuclear physics (Part VI).
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100. Computational physics [2006]
 Giordano, Nicholas J.
 2nd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2006.
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 Book — xiii, 544 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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