BOOKS

PHYSICS

1.

John Kimball

Physics Curiosities, Oddities, and Novelties

Physics Curiosities, Oddities, and Novelties highlights unusual aspects of physics and gives a new twist to some fundamental concepts.

The book covers both classical and modern physics in an engaging, straightforward style.

2.

Ehud Meron

Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems

Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems introduces the concepts and tools of pattern formation theory and demonstrates their utility in ecological research using problems from spatial ecology.

Written in language understandable to both physicists and ecologists in most parts, the book reveals the mechanisms of pattern formation and pattern dynamics. It also explores the implications of these mechanisms in important ecological problems.

3.

Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments

Numerous essential biological functions involve metalloproteins; therefore, understanding metalloproteins and how to manipulate them is significant in the biological and medical fields.

An examination of current research, Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments explores the interplay between theory and experiment, detailing the role of theoretical modeling in the field and explaining how it aids experiments.

The text also presents the current state of computational protein modeling, enabling researchers to adopt computation as an integral component of their studies.

4.

Michael MA Woolfson

Time And Age: Time Machines, Relativity And Fossils

Time and Age explores how time is defined by man. It follows the development of our means for measuring time from early methods using the flow of water or the steady burning of candles through to the atomic clock that records time with incredible precision.

The classical idea of time as something that progresses at a uniform rate and as something that is the same to all observers was overturned by Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. The conclusions coming from this theory are described, including the anti-intuitive twin paradox where one twin, returning from a journey to a distant star, is younger than his twin brother.

Also covered is how age can be determined in a wide range of situations, such as how we work out the age of the Universe to how we calculate the age of artefacts that are just a few centuries old.

5.

Eslami, M.R., Hetnarski, R.B., Ignaczak, J., Noda, N., Sumi, N., Tanigawa, Y.

Theory of Elasticity and Thermal Stresses : Explanations, Problems and Solutions

This book contains the elements of the theory and the problems of Elasticity and Thermal Stresses with full solutions. The emphasis is placed on problems and solutions and the book consists of four parts: one part is on The Mathematical Theory of Elasticity, two parts are on Thermal Stresses and one part is on Numerical Methods.

The book is addressed to higher level undergraduate students, graduate students and engineers and it is an indispensable companion to all who study any of the books published earlier by the authors. This book links the three previously published books by the authors into one comprehensive entity.