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Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Second Edition

Mitchal Dichter

Second Edition • July 12, 2016 • 404 pages

Print: $19.99 USD/$25.99 CAD • Ebook: $9.99 USD/$12.99 CAD

This long-awaited Student Solutions Manual includes solutions to the odd-numbered exercises featured in the Second Edition of Steven Strogatz’s classic text Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering (ISBN 9780813349107).

The Higgs Hunter’s Guide

John F. Gunion; Howard Haber; Gordon Kane; Sally Dawson

First Edition • July 14, 2000 • 448 pages

Print: $62.00 USD/$77.50 CAD

The Higgs Hunter’s Guide is a definitive and comprehensive guide to the physics of Higgs bosons. In particular, it discusses the extended Higgs sectors required by those recent theoretical approaches that go beyond the Standard Model, including supersymmetry and superstring-inspired models

Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering

Steven H. Strogatz

Second Edition • July 29, 2014 • 513 pages

Print: $65.00 USD/$84.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

A Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Second Edition is available. This textbook is aimed at newcomers to nonlinear dynamics and chaos, especially students taking a first course in the subject. The presentation stresses analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric intuition. The theory is developed systematically, starting with…

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Computer: A History of the Information Machine

Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, Jeffrey R. Yost

Third Edition • July 30, 2013 • 376 pages

Print: $44.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Computer: A History of the Information Machine traces the history of the computer and shows how business and government were the first to explore its unlimited, information-processing potential. Old-fashioned entrepreneurship combined with scientific know-how inspired now famous computer engineers to create the technology that became IBM.…

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Quantum Transport Theory

Jorgen Rammer

First Edition • September 1, 2004 • 539 pages

Print: $72.00 USD/$99.99 CAD • Ebook: $47.99 USD/$54.99 CAD

Quantum Transport Theory is a comprehensive account of recent achievements in the understanding of disordered conductors. Chapters cover the density matrix description of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and newer topics in the field of condensed matter physics, including: weak localization; destruction of electronic phase coherence in disordered conductors; electron-electron and electron-phonon…

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Heavy Ion Reactions: The Elementary Processes, Parts I & II

Ricardo A. Broglia; Aage Winther

First Edition • August 6, 2004 • 524 pages

Print: $62.00 USD/$53.99 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

Combining elastic and inelastic processes with transfer reactions, this two-part volume explores how these events affect heavy ion collisions. Special attention is given to processes involving the transfer of two nucleons, which are specific for probing pairing correlations in nuclei. This novel treatment provides, together with the description of surface…

Computational Plasma Physics: With Applications to Fusion and Astrophysics

Toshiki Tajima

First Edition • January 23, 2004 • 528 pages

Print: $72.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

The physics of plasmas is an extremely rich and complex subject as the variety of topics addressed in this book demonstrates. This richness and complexity demands new and powerful techniques for investigating plasma physics. An outgrowth from his graduate course teaching, now with corrections, Tajima’s text provides not only a…

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Statistical Plasma Physics, Volume II: Condensed Plasmas

Setsuo Ichimaru

First Edition • January 23, 2004 • 304 pages

Print: $66.00 USD/$49.99 CAD

The aim of this book is to elucidate a number of basic topics in physics of dense plasmas that interface with condensed matter physics, atomic physics, nuclear physics, and astrophysics. The different plasmas examined here include astrophysical dense plasmas – like those found in the interiors, surfaces, and outer envelopes…

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Statistical Plasma Physics, Volume I: Basic Principles

Setsuo Ichimaru

First Edition • January 23, 2004 • 406 pages

Print: $66.00 USD/$49.99 CAD • Ebook: $43.99 USD/$49.99 CAD

Plasma physics is an integral part of statistical physics, complete with its own basic theories. Designed as a two-volume set, Statistical Plasma Physics is intended for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses on plasma and statistical physics, and as such, its presentation is self-contained and should be read without difficulty by those…

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Conformal Field Theory: New Non-perturbative Methods in String and Field Theory

Yavuz Nutku; Cihan Saclioglu; Teoman Turgut

First Edition • February 1, 2004 • 416 pages

Print: $69.00 USD/$109.99 CAD

Quantum field theory has been with us for over 75 years, but it is only in the last 25 that physicists and mathematicians have jointly ventured out to explore its realms beyond the reach of perturbation theory, to the great benefit of both disciplines. Conformal Field Theory consists of pedagogical…

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