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Optics
Optics
by Eugene Hecht
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Accurate, authoritative and comprehensive, Optics, Fifth Edition has been revised to provide readers with the most up-to-date coverage of optics. The market leader for over a decade, this book provides a balance of theory and instrumentation, while... (read more)

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The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's "The Foundation of General Relativity" Featuring the Original Manuscript of Eins
The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's "The Foundation of General Relativity" Featuring the Original Manuscript of Eins
by Hanoch Gutfreund
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"The feeling a physicist has in reading Einstein's handwritten manuscript on general relativity must be like what a pianist would feel upon seeing a draft of Bach's Goldberg Variations. What kind of human creativity can produce something like this... (read more)

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Statistical Optics (Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics)
Statistical Optics (Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics)
by Joseph W. Goodman
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This book discusses statistical methods that are useful for treating problems in modern optics, and the application of these methods to solving a variety of such problems. The text covers the necessary background in statistics, statistical properties of... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Physics (Oxford Paperback Reference)
A Dictionary of Physics (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Jonathan Law
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This is the most popular dictionary of physics available, and contains almost 4,000 entries covering all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts. It also defines many terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical... (read more)

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The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory (Dover Books on Mathematics)
The Penrose Transform: Its Interaction with Representation Theory (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Robert J. Baston
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This advanced text explores the Penrose transform, a major component of classical twistor theory. Geared toward students of physics and mathematics, the treatment presupposes no familiarity with twistor theory and a minimum of representation theory... (read more)

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Electromagnetic Computation Methods for Lightning Surge Protection Studies
Electromagnetic Computation Methods for Lightning Surge Protection Studies
by Yoshihiro Baba
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Presents current research into electromagnetic computation theories with particular emphasis on Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method This book is the first to consolidate current research and to examine the theories of electromagnetic computation methods... (read more)

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Computation and Its Limits
Computation and Its Limits
by Paul Cockshott
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Computation and its Limits is an innovative cross-disciplinary investigation of the relationship between computing and physical reality. It begins by exploring the mystery of why mathematics is so effective in science and seeks to explain this in terms... (read more)

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Quantum Mechanics (Dover Books on Physics)
Quantum Mechanics (Dover Books on Physics)
by John L. Powell
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Suitable for advanced undergraduates, this thorough text focuses on the role of symmetry operations and the essentially algebraic structure of quantum-mechanical theory. Based on courses in quantum mechanics taught by the authors, the treatment provides... (read more)

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Physics I Practice Problems for Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)
Physics I Practice Problems for Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)
by Consumer Dummies
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Practice makes perfect – and helps deepen your understanding of physics 1,001 Physics Practice Problems For Dummies gives you 1,001 opportunities to learn everything physics. A physics course is a key requirement for careers in engineering... (read more)

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future
The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future
by Peter Moore
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A history of weather forecasting, and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible By the 1800s, a century of feverish discovery had launched the major branches of science. Physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and... (read more)

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Introduction to Operational Modal Analysis
Introduction to Operational Modal Analysis
by Rune Brincker
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Provides all the information an engineer will require to set up an operational modal test. The first book dedicated to operational modal analysis (OMA) and authored by a pioneer in the field, Introduction to Operational Modal Analysis provides all the... (read more)

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Super You: How Technology Is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human
Super You: How Technology Is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human
by Andy Edward Walker
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&>Hack yourself! Discover how tomorrow's incredible technologies will soon make your body, your brain, and your kids fantastically superhuman. Grow replacement organs. Implant chips in your brain. Edit your DNA. Double your lifespan! You can... (read more)

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Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Katherine Blundell
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Black holes are a constant source of fascination to many due to their mysterious nature. This Very Short Introduction, addresses a variety of questions, including what a black hole actually is, how they are characterized and discovered, and what would... (read more)

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Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings (International Series of Monographs on Physics)
Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings (International Series of Monographs on Physics)
by Marcos Marino
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In recent years, the old idea that gauge theories and string theories are equivalent has been implemented and developed in various ways, and there are by now various models where the string theory / gauge theory correspondence is at work. One of the most... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology
Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology
by Ronnier Luo
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The Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology provides an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the concepts of color to all fields of science and technology, including artistic and historical aspects of color.Many topics are... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering: From Source to Fragility
Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering: From Source to Fragility
by Amr Elnashai
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Updated and expanded edition including new chapters on the cutting edge research areas of soil structure interaction (SSI) and fragility formulations Earthquake Engineering: From Source to Fragility, 2nd Edition combines aspects of engineering seismology,... (read more)

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The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado
The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado
by Holly Bailey
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The inside account of Oklahomas deadliest tornado, by a local writer who became a national correspondent   Oklahomans have long been known for their fatalism and grit, but even old-timers are troubled by the twisters that are devastating the state... (read more)

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Introduction to Renormalization Group Methods in Physics: Second Edition (Dover Books on Physics)
Introduction to Renormalization Group Methods in Physics: Second Edition (Dover Books on Physics)
by Creswick R. J.
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This introduction to the renormalization group, an edited and corrected second edition, discusses examples from diverse areas of physics. Designed for a one-semester course for advanced graduate students, the treatment requires a solid background in... (read more)

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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
by Carl Sagan
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Available June 2, 2015
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Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics
Modern Classical Physics: Optics, Fluids, Plasmas, Elasticity, Relativity, and Statistical Physics
by Kip S. Thorne
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"Remarkable for its scope and authority, this text offers a new vision of the 'theoretical minimum' of classical physics that all physicists should know, a vision that I hope will revitalize the curricula of many physics departments. On my own shelf it... (read more)

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