Named a Top Five Book of 2012 by Physics Today, USA.Philip Anderson was educated at University High School in Urbana, Illinois, at Harvard (BS 1943, PhD 1949), and further educated at Bell Laboratories, where his career (1949-1984) coincided with th…
The wave maps system is one of the most beautiful and challenging nonlinear hyperbolic systems, which has captured the attention of mathematicians for more than thirty years now. In the study of its various issues, such as the well-posedness theory,…
This book provides a broad yet comprehensive introduction to the analysis of harmonic maps and their heat flows. The first part of the book contains many important theorems on the regularity of minimizing harmonic maps by Schoen-Uhlenbeck, stationar…
This important book deals with the essential principles of resource and environmental economics, provides applications to contemporary issues in this field, and outlines and assesses policies being used or proposed for managing the use of environmen…
This book aims to present a unified account of the physics of atoms and molecules from a modern viewpoint. It is based on courses given by the authors at Middle East Technical University, Ankara and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and is s…
How did humans evolve larger and more sophisticated brains?In general, evolution depends on a special combination of circumstances: part genetics, part time, and part environment. In the case of human brain evolution, the main environmental influenc…
This book on quantum optics is from the point of view of an experimentalist. It approaches the theory of quantum optics with the language of optical modes of classical wave theory, with which experimentalists are most familiar. This approach makes t…
Innovative as it is, the blockchain technology is getting more and more attention and an increasing number of applications have emerged. This book elaborates on both the design thinking ideas and technical details in blockchain and smart contracts t…
How can companies survive and prosper in the new economic age of the 4th Industrial Revolution? This book collects a variety of cases and quality management strategies for companies to put in place in the face of Industry 4.0. It argues that organiz…
Written for students taking either the University of Cambridge Advanced Level examinations or the International Baccalaureate examinations, this guidebook covers essential topics and concepts under both stipulated chemistry syllabi. The book is writ…
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This book represents a new and hopeful paradigm for treatment of diseases that are spreading globally as countries adopt Western lifestyles and standards of living. It describes the phenomenal science and clinical efficacy of the work of Dr Xiu-Min…
Exotic Betting at the Racetrack is unique as it covers the efficient-inefficient strategy to price and find profitable racetrack bets, along with handicapping that provides actual bets made by the author on essentially all of the major wagers offere…
This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the basic principles of structural biology, as well as an up-to-date summary of some main directions of research in the field. The relationship between structure and function is described in detail for…
This volume provides the definitive treatment of fortune's formula or the Kelly capital growth criterion as it is often called. The strategy is to maximize long run wealth of the investor by maximizing the period by period expected utility of wealth…
Coronavirus, AIDS, and Ebola: Viruses are normally defined as pathogens. Most viruses are, however, not enemies or killers. Well-known virologist and cancer researcher Karin Moelling describes surprising insights about a completely new and unexpecte…
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the recent development of flexible electronics. This is a fast evolving research field and tremendous progress has been made in the past decade. In this book, new material development and novel flexible…
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing (AM) has revolutionised how prototypes are made and small batch manufacturing carried out. With additive manufacturing, the strategies used to produce a part change a number of important considerations and limi…
This book provides the fundamentals of asset management. It takes a practical perspective in describing asset management. Besides the theoretical aspects of investment management, it provides in-depth insights into the actual implementation issues a…
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This invaluable book examines qualitative and quantitative methods for nonlinear differential equations, as well as integrability and nonintegrability theory. Starting from the idea of a constant of motion for simple systems of differential equation…
This book presents a collection of problems for nonlinear dynamics, chaos theory and fractals. Besides the solved problems, supplementary problems are also added. Each chapter contains an introduction with suitable definitions and explanations to ta…
Classical dynamics is traditionally treated as an early stage in the development of physics, a stage that has long been superseded by more ambitious theories. Here, in this book, classical dynamics is treated as a subject on its own as well as a res…
Influenza, AIDS, and Ebola: Viruses are normally defined as pathogens. Most viruses are, however, not enemies or killers. Well-known virologist and cancer researcher Karin Moelling describes surprising insights about a completely new and unexpected…
Although there are many textbooks that deal with the formal apparatus of quantum mechanics (QM) and its application to standard problems, none take into account the developments in the foundations of the subject which have taken place in the last fe…
The book intends to give a modern presentation of the classical Markov and Lagrange spectrum, which are fundamental objects from the theory of Diophantine approximations and of their several generalizations related to Dynamical Systems and Different…
'Written by two professors emeriti with a long and distinguished career both in research and teaching, the book clearly shows the wide experience of its authors ... This is a good book, carefully prepared, full of details and appropriate for its sco…
An authorised reissue of the long out of print classic textbook, Advanced Calculus by the late Dr Lynn Loomis and Dr Shlomo Sternberg both of Harvard University has been a revered but hard to find textbook for the advanced calculus course for decade…
Creation of the Universe traces the development of the Big Bang theory, from the expansion of the universe to quantum cosmology, from the formation of large scale structure to the physics of the Planck era. Fang Li Zhi, a leading Chinese astrophysic…
The textbook seeks to bring readers with no prior knowledge or experience in interfacial phenomena, colloid science or nanoscience to the point where they can comfortably enter the current scientific and technical literature in the area.Designed as…
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This book is intended to support faculty in designing and conducting case teaching. The book is a practical 'how to' guide for faculty setting up and delivering a case based class. It can be used by instructors of all levels as it discusses issues s…
Find out More Origami with Explanations: Fun with Folding and MathOrigami, paper folding, originated hundreds of years ago in China and Japan, with independent discovery and activity across the world. The most familiar origami models are the crane a…
This highly unusual book began as a serious inquiry into Schroedinger's question, "What is life?", and as a celebration of life itself. It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many areas of contemporary physics, from non-equilibrium the…
The second edition provides an update of the recent developments in classical and computational solid mechanics. The structure of the book is also updated to include five new areas: Fundamental Principles of Thermodynamics and Coupled Thermoelastic…
'The last section is an interesting collection of geometry problems and their solutions from various International Mathematics Olympics ... There are a sufficient number of exercises at the end of each chapter, and the answers to half of them are in…
This is a systematic and well-paced introduction to mathematical logic. Excellent as a course text, the book presupposes only elementary background and can be used also for self-study by more ambitious students.Starting with the basics of set theory…
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This book is aimed at senior undergraduates, graduate students and researchers interested in quantitative understanding and modeling of nanomaterial and device physics. With the rapid slow-down of semiconductor scaling that drove information technol…
The book aims to present a comprehensive survey on biharmonic submanifolds and maps from the viewpoint of Riemannian geometry. It provides some basic knowledge and tools used in the study of the subject as well as an overall picture of the developme…
This invaluable book has been written for engineers and engineering scientists in a style that is readable, precise, concise, and practical. It gives first priority to the formulation of problems, presenting the classical results as the gold standar…
'Nothing about the evolution of biological complexity makes sense except in the light of synergy.' Peter Corning's new book is being hailed as a major contribution to what is perhaps the greatest shift in our understanding of evolution since The Ori…
The Companion Media Pack is available in the .Introduction to Windows (R) and Graphics Programming with Visual C++ (R) (2nd Edition) provides an accessible approach to the study of Windows programming. It is intended to be an introduction to Visual…
This book introduces ten problem-solving strategies by first presenting the strategy and then applying it to problems in elementary mathematics. In doing so, first the common approach is shown, and then a more elegant strategy is provided. Elementar…
Human adenoviruses play a central role in human diseases and as vectors for vaccines and gene delivery. This monograph describes the underlying principles of adenovirus molecular and structural biology, pathogenesis, antiviral measures and vector de…
This volume first introduces the mathematical tools necessary for understanding and working with a broad class of applied stochastic models. The toolbox includes Gaussian processes, independently scattered measures such as Gaussian white noise and P…
This book shows, for the very first time, how love stories - a vital issue in our lives - can be tentatively described with classical mathematics. Focus is on the derivation and analysis of reliable models that allow one to formally describe the exp…
This illustrative compendium analyzes the load balancing problem in distributed stream processing systems and explores a set of high-performance real-time processing scheme based on key-based balancing strategy, join-matrix model and fault tolerance…
The art of origami, or paper folding, is carried out using a square piece of paper to obtain attractive figures of animals, flowers or other familiar figures. It is easy to see that origami has links with geometry. Creases and edges represent lines,…
This book deals with all aspects of severe trauma and stress recovery. It offers tools and techniques to manage triggers, flashbacks or intrusive thoughts, helping survivors of severe trauma and stress to regain control of their lives.The techniques…