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Computational SeismologyA Practical Introduction

Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction

Heiner Igel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198717409
eISBN:
9780191835070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717409.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This volume is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. The physical problem ... More

The Dark Side of Technology

The Dark Side of Technology

Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790532
eISBN:
9780191831836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790532.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technological progress comes with a dark side where good ideas and intentions produce undesirable results (extreme downsides include atomic and biological weapons). The many and various unexpected ... More

Data Science and Complex NetworksReal Case Studies with Python

Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199639601
eISBN:
9780191782916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a comprehensive yet short description of the basic concepts of complex network theory and the code to implement this theory. Differently from other books, we present these concepts ... More

Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Kannan M. Krishnan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199570447
eISBN:
9780191813504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570447.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides a comprehensive discussion of magnetism, magnetic materials, and related applications. The logical train of thought progresses, in four parts, from physics of magnetism (§1–5), ... More

Marine GeochemistryOcean Circulation, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

Marine Geochemistry: Ocean Circulation, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

Matthieu Roy-Barman and Catherine Jeandel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787495
eISBN:
9780191829604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787495.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Marine geochemistry uses chemical elements and their isotopes to study how the ocean works. It brings quantitative answers to questions such as: What is the deep ocean mixing rate? How much ... More

New York ScientificA Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all the five boroughs of New York City—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it ... More

The Physics of Solids

The Physics of Solids

J. B. Ketterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198742906
eISBN:
9780191821523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742906.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This text covers the basic physics of the solid state starting at an elementary level and advancing, in stages. In addition to treating the fundamental elastic, electrical, thermal, magnetic, ... More

Random Tensors

Random Tensors

Răzvan Gheorghe Gurău

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787938
eISBN:
9780191829918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787938.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book presents a self-contained, ab initio introduction to random tensors. The book is divided into two parts. The first part introduces the general framework and the main results on random ... More

ThermodynamicsA complete undergraduate course

Thermodynamics: A complete undergraduate course

Andrew M. Steane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788560
eISBN:
9780191830426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788560.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This is an undergraduate textbook in thermodynamics—the science of heat, work, temperature, and entropy. The text presents thermodynamics in and of itself, as an elegant and powerful set of ideas and ... More

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