Science and Advanced Math

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Theory of Quantum Liquids, Volume 2: Superfluid Bose Liquids

Philippe Nozieres; David Pines

First Edition • June 21, 1994 • 204 pages

Print: $77.00 USD/$118.99 CAD

Originally published as two separate volumes, The Theory of Quantum Liquids is a classic text that attempts to describe the qualitative and unifying aspects of an extremely broad and diversified field. Volume I deals with ‘ normal’ Fermi liquids, such as 3He and electrons in metals. Volume II consists of…

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Combustion Theory

Forman A. Williams

Second Edition • March 1, 1994 • 704 pages

Print: $100.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

Combustion Theory delves deeper into the science of combustion than most other texts and gives insight into combustions from a molecular and a continuum point of view.  The book presents derivations of the basic equations of combustion theory and contains appendices on the background of subjects of thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, fluid dynamics,…

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Theory of Quantum Liquids, Volume 1: Normal Fermi Liquids

David Pines

First Edition • March 21, 1994 • 382 pages

Print: $79.00 USD/$74.99 CAD

Originally published as two separate volumes, The Theory of Quantum Liquids is a classic text that attempts to describe the qualitative and unifying aspects of an extremely broad and diversified field. Volume I deals with ‘ normal’ Fermi liquids, such as 3He and electrons in metals. Volume II consists of…

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Introduction to Commutative Algebra

Michael Atiyah

First Edition • February 12, 1994 • 138 pages

Print: $79.00 USD/$106.50 CAD • Ebook: $49.99 USD/$57.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. This book grew out of a course of lectures given to third year undergraduates at Oxford University, and it has the modest aim of producing a rapid introduction to the subject. It is designed to be read by students who have had a first elementary course…

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The Early Universe

Edward Kolb; Michael Turner

First Edition • February 1, 1994 • 592 pages

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

The Early Universe has become the standard reference on forefront topics in cosmology, particularly to the early history of the Universe. Subjects covered include primordial nubleosynthesis, baryogenesis, phases transitions, inflation, dark matter, and galaxy formation, relics such as axions, neutrinos and monopoles, and speculations about the Universe at the Planck…

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Complex Systems Dynamics

Gerard Weisbuch

First Edition • February 1, 1994 • 208 pages

Print: $75.00 USD/$86.50 CAD

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Numerical Analysis

Donald Greenspan

First Edition • February 21, 1994 • 352 pages

Print: $72.00 USD/$68.99 CAD

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Cellular Automata and Complexity: Collected Papers

Stephen Wolfram

First Edition • February 1, 1994 • 608 pages

Print: $69.00 USD/$54.99 CAD

Are mathematical equations the best way to model nature? For many years it had been assumed that they were. But in the early 1980s, Stephen Wolfram made the radical proposal that one should instead build models that are based directly on simple computer programs. Wolfram made a detailed study of…

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Structural Stability and Morphogenesis

Rene Thom

First Edition • January 21, 1994 • 400 pages

Print: $75.00 USD/$52.50 CAD

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Thinking About Biology

Wilfred Stein; Francisco J. Varela

First Edition • January 21, 1994 • 352 pages

Print: $54.00 USD/$62.50 CAD

No science has ever been done without an indissoluble link between theory and fact: facts are colored by the theoretical spectacles on puts on, just as much as theory is shaped by the results of empirical observation. Theoretical biology is a broad and rapidly growing field where this link is…

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