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Marine Chronometers at GreenwichA Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Marine Chronometers at Greenwich: A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Jonathan Betts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199641383
eISBN:
9780191845604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641383.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This is a comprehensive, illustrated catalogue of the 200+ marine chronometers in the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich. Every chronometer has been completely dismantled, studied and recorded, ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 3 Boundary Layers

Fluid Dynamics: Part 3 Boundary Layers

Anatoly I. Ruban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199681754
eISBN:
9780191761621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681754.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This is Part 3 of a book series on fluid dynamics. This is designed to give a comprehensive and coherent description of fluid dynamics, starting with chapters on classical theory suitable for an ... More

Managing ScienceDeveloping your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Ken Peach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Managing science, which includes managing scientific research and, implicitly, managing scientists, has much in common with managing any enterprise, and most of these issues (e.g. annual budget ... More

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Marcel Escudier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198719878
eISBN:
9780191840180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719878.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Turbojet and turbofan engines, rocket motors, road vehicles, aircraft, pumps, compressors, and turbines are examples of machines which require a knowledge of fluid mechanics for their design. The aim ... More

The Origin of MassElementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

John Iliopoulos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198805175
eISBN:
9780191843259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805175.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

Why do most ‘elementary particles’ which form the constituents of all matter have a non-zero mass? Strange question, apparently in contradiction with our physical intuition. In this little book we ... More

Statistical Physics and ThermodynamicsAn Introduction to Key Concepts

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

Jochen Rau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199595068
eISBN:
9780191844300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595068.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena: from heat engines to chemical reactions, ... More

Surfing the Quantum World

Surfing the Quantum World

Frank S. Levin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808275
eISBN:
9780191846014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808275.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Surfing the Quantum World bridges the gap between in-depth textbooks and typical popular science books on quantum ideas and phenomena. Among its significant features is the description of a host of ... More

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Peter Rez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

In industrially developed countries, energy is used primarily for three things—maintaining a comfortable environment in buildings, transporting people and goods and manufacturing products. Each ... More

Spin Current

Spin Current

Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh, and Takashi Kimura (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance effect in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a new branch of physics and technology, called spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, where the flow ... More

CalorimetryEnergy Measurement in Particle Physics

Calorimetry: Energy Measurement in Particle Physics

Richard Wigmans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786351
eISBN:
9780191828652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786351.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Particle physics is the science that pursues the age-old quest for the innermost structure of matter and the fundamental interactions between its constituents. Modern experiments in this field rely ... More

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