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The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

Roy Livermore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717867
eISBN:
9780191860492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717867.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Written in a witty and informal style, this book explains modern plate tectonics in a non-technical manner, showing not only how it accounts for phenomena such as great earthquakes, tsunamis, and ... More

Signatures of the ArtistThe Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

Signatures of the Artist: The Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

Steven E. Vigdor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814825
eISBN:
9780191852954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814825.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book provides a nonmathematical survey of the past half-century of research in particle physics, nuclear physics, and cosmology bearing on the physical conditions that allow our universe to ... More

Shape DynamicsRelativity and Relationalism

Shape Dynamics: Relativity and Relationalism

Flavio Mercati

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789475
eISBN:
9780191831294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789475.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Shape Dynamics is a new theory of gravity that is based on fewer and more fundamental first principles than General Relativity. The most important feature of this theory is the replacement of ... More

Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors

Sadegh Vaez-Zadeh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198742968
eISBN:
9780191802942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198742968.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This is the first comprehensive, coherent, and up-to-date book devoted solely to the control of permanent magnet synchronous (PMS) motors, as the fastest growing AC motor. It covers a deep and ... More

Atoms, Mechanics, and ProbabilityLudwig Boltzmann's Statistico-Mechanical Writings - An Exegesis

Atoms, Mechanics, and Probability: Ludwig Boltzmann's Statistico-Mechanical Writings - An Exegesis

Olivier Darrigol

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816171
eISBN:
9780191853661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816171.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, History of Physics

One of the pillars of modern science, statistical mechanics, owes much to one man, the Austrian physicist Ludwig Boltzmann (1844–1906). As a result of his unusual working and writing styles, his ... More

Geophysical Fluid DynamicsUnderstanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics: Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Vladimir Zeitlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198804338
eISBN:
9780191842627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804338.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The book explains the key notions and fundamental processes in the dynamics of the fluid envelopes of the Earth (transposable to other planets), and methods of their analysis, from the unifying ... More

Beyond the Dynamical UniverseUnifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807087
eISBN:
9780191844850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807087.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

Theoretical physics and foundations of physics have not made much progress in the last few decades. There is no consensus among researchers on how to approach unifying general relativity and quantum ... More

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

Interacting Systems far from EquilibriumQuantum Kinetic Theory

Interacting Systems far from Equilibrium: Quantum Kinetic Theory

Klaus Morawetz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797241
eISBN:
9780191838743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797241.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In quantum statistics based on many-body Green’s functions, the effective medium is represented by the selfenergy. This book aims to discuss the selfenergy from this point of view. The knowledge of ... More

Applied Computational Physics

Applied Computational Physics

Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric. S. Swanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198708636
eISBN:
9780191858598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198708636.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Applied Computational Physics describes methods for solving a vast array of classical and quantum mechanical scientific problems while stressing modern computational paradigms for achieving these ... More

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