Master Math Essential Physics, 1st ed.

Author: Debra Anne Ross Lawrence

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435458893

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

View: 9472


MASTER MATH: ESSENTIAL PHYSICS presents, teaches, and explains the fundamental topics of algebra-based physics. It includes engaging, fun examples and applications, as well as challenging practice problems with explanatory answers. Master Math: Essential Physics was written for you, the student, parent, teacher, tutor, or curious thinker. It covers the essentials of high school and college curricula. It can serve as a supplement to your textbook, a handy reference, or a tutor for lifetime learners. Topics encompass motion, force, momentum, Newton's Laws, equilibrium, friction, forces in nature, energy, work, elasticity, harmonic motion, static and moving fluids, heat, temperature, gas, electric fields, electromagnetism, direct and alternating current, waves, sound, radiation, light and optics, and an introduction to relativity, quanta, the atom, dark matter, and dark energy.

Issues in General Physics Research: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963282

Category: Science

Page: 8862

View: 6238


Issues in General Physics Research / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about General Physics Research. The editors have built Issues in General Physics Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about General Physics Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in General Physics Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Masters of Theory

Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics

Author: Andrew Warwick

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226873756

Category: Science

Page: 572

View: 3779


Winner of the the Susan Elizabeth Abrams Prize in History of Science. When Isaac Newton published the Principia three centuries ago, only a few scholars were capable of understanding his conceptually demanding work. Yet this esoteric knowledge quickly became accessible in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when Britain produced many leading mathematical physicists. In this book, Andrew Warwick shows how the education of these "masters of theory" led them to transform our understanding of everything from the flight of a boomerang to the structure of the universe. Warwick focuses on Cambridge University, where many of the best physicists trained. He begins by tracing the dramatic changes in undergraduate education there since the eighteenth century, especially the gradual emergence of the private tutor as the most important teacher of mathematics. Next he explores the material culture of mathematics instruction, showing how the humble pen and paper so crucial to this study transformed everything from classroom teaching to final examinations. Balancing their intense intellectual work with strenuous physical exercise, the students themselves—known as the "Wranglers"—helped foster the competitive spirit that drove them in the classroom and informed the Victorian ideal of a manly student. Finally, by investigating several historical "cases," such as the reception of Albert Einstein's special and general theories of relativity, Warwick shows how the production, transmission, and reception of new knowledge was profoundly shaped by the skills taught to Cambridge undergraduates. Drawing on a wealth of new archival evidence and illustrations, Masters of Theory examines the origins of a cultural tradition within which the complex world of theoretical physics was made commonplace.

Atomic Physics: 8th Edition

Author: Max Born

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318583

Category: Science

Page: 544

View: 830


Nobel Laureate's lucid treatment of kinetic theory of gases, elementary particles, nuclear atom, wave-corpuscles, atomic structure and spectral lines, much more. Over 40 appendices, bibliography.

Mathematical Physics

Author: P. K. Chattopadhyay

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122402834

Category: Mathematical physics

Page: 352

View: 6929


The Book Is Intended As A Text For Students Of Physics At The Master S Level. It Is Assumed That The Students Pursuing The Course Have Some Knowledge Of Differential Equations And Complex Variables. In Addition, A Knowledge Of Physics Upto At Least The B.Sc. (Honours) Level Is Assumed. Throughout The Book The Applications Of The Mathematical Techniques Developed, To Physics Are Emphasized. Examples Are, To A Large Extent, Drawn From Various Branches Of Physics. The Exercises Provide Further Extensions To Such Applications And Are Often ``Chosen`` To Illustrate And Supplement The Material In The Text. They Thus Form An Essential Part Of The TextDistinguishing Features Of The Book: * Emphasis On Applications To Physics. The Examples And Problems Are Chosen With This Aspect In Mind. * More Than One Hundred Solved Examples And A Large Collection Of Problems In The Exercises. * A Discussion On Non-Linear Differential Equations-A Topic Usually Not Found In Standard Texts. There Is Also A Section Devoted To Systems Of Linear, First Order Differential Equations. * One Full Chapter On Linear Vector Spaces And Matrices. This Chapter Is Essential For The Understanding Of The Mathematical Foundations Of Quantum Mechanics And The Material Can Be Used In A Course Of Quantum Mechanics. * Parts Of Chapter-6 (Greens Function) Will Be Useful In Courses On Electrodynamics And Quantum Mechanics. * One Complete Chapter Is Devoted To Group Theory Within Special Emphasis On The Applications In Physics. The Subject Matter Is Treated In Fairly Great Detail And Can Be Used In A Course On Group Theory.

Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963371

Category: Science

Page: 3910

View: 6365


Issues in Applied Physics / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Applied Physics. The editors have built Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Applied Physics in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Applied Physics: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

The Student's Essential Formula Book: 1st Edition

Author: John C. Sparks

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 141845785X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 120

View: 6730


Dan Green's life had changed for the worse when he was coerced to sell out his soul to the Devil. After spending several years of his life in college following in his father's footsteps, a world renowned theologian, the course of his life had unexpectedly altered beyond reproach when his father was murdered. The killer professed to be possessed by the Devil. In despair, Dan dropped out of school and began to lead a life of drug dealing and alcohol abuse. He had driven himself to the degree where his life had been put into a compromising position. Having a fiendish interest in his soul, the Dark Lord bargained with Dan to save his life, in exchange for his eternal service to darkness. Dan, seeing no other recourse, offered himself as the Devil's porthole to reign over the realm of earth. Setting out tasks for Dan that would change past, present, and future events on earth, The Devil had planned to finally interrupt the balance between the forces of good & evil forever. This book will keep you wondering if the age old "good over evil" will prevail, in its design to relate to the human condition of decision-making and temptation in our lives.

Mathematical Techniques in Finance

Tools for Incomplete Markets

Author: Ales Cerný

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400831482

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 7160


Originally published in 2003, Mathematical Techniques in Finance has become a standard textbook for master's-level finance courses containing a significant quantitative element while also being suitable for finance PhD students. This fully revised second edition continues to offer a carefully crafted blend of numerical applications and theoretical grounding in economics, finance, and mathematics, and provides plenty of opportunities for students to practice applied mathematics and cutting-edge finance. Ales Cerný mixes tools from calculus, linear algebra, probability theory, numerical mathematics, and programming to analyze in an accessible way some of the most intriguing problems in financial economics. The textbook is the perfect hands-on introduction to asset pricing, optimal portfolio selection, risk measurement, and investment evaluation. The new edition includes the most recent research in the area of incomplete markets and unhedgeable risks, adds a chapter on finite difference methods, and thoroughly updates all bibliographic references. Eighty figures, over seventy examples, twenty-five simple ready-to-run computer programs, and several spreadsheets enhance the learning experience. All computer codes have been rewritten using MATLAB and online supplementary materials have been completely updated. A standard textbook for graduate finance courses Introduction to asset pricing, portfolio selection, risk measurement, and investment evaluation Detailed examples and MATLAB codes integrated throughout the text Exercises and summaries of main points conclude each chapter

Classical Mechanics

Systems of Particles and Hamiltonian Dynamics

Author: Walter Greiner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642034343

Category: Science

Page: 580

View: 1677


The series of texts on Classical Theoretical Physics is based on the highly successful courses given by Walter Greiner. The volumes provide a complete survey of classical theoretical physics and an enormous number of worked out examples and problems.

Large Strain Finite Element Method

A Practical Course

Author: Antonio Munjiza,Earl E. Knight,Esteban Rougier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118535804

Category: Mathematics

Page: 488

View: 1315


An introductory approach to the subject of large strains andlarge displacements in finite elements. Large Strain Finite Element Method: A Practical Course,takes an introductory approach to the subject of large strains andlarge displacements in finite elements and starts from the basicconcepts of finite strain deformability, including finite rotationsand finite displacements. The necessary elements of vector analysisand tensorial calculus on the lines of modern understanding of theconcept of tensor will also be introduced. This book explains how tensors and vectors can be describedusing matrices and also introduces different stress and straintensors. Building on these, step by step finite element techniquesfor both hyper and hypo-elastic approach will be considered. Material models including isotropic, unisotropic, plastic andviscoplastic materials will be independently discussed tofacilitate clarity and ease of learning. Elements of transientdynamics will also be covered and key explicit and iterativesolvers including the direct numerical integration, relaxationtechniques and conjugate gradient method will also be explored. This book contains a large number of easy to followillustrations, examples and source code details that facilitateboth reading and understanding. Takes an introductory approach to the subject of large strainsand large displacements in finite elements. No prior knowledge ofthe subject is required. Discusses computational methods and algorithms to tackle largestrains and teaches the basic knowledge required to be able tocritically gauge the results of computational models. Contains a large number of easy to follow illustrations,examples and source code details. Accompanied by a website hosting code examples.

(K)ein Gespür für Zahlen

So bekommt man den Durchblick in Mathe

Author: Barbara Oakley

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157811

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

View: 8498


Mathematik versteht man oder eben nicht. Der eine ist dafür natürlich begabt, dem anderen bleibt dieses Fach für immer ein Rätsel. Stimmt nicht, sagt nun Barbara Oakley und zeigt mit ihrem Buch, dass wirklich jeder ein Gespür für Zahlen hat. Mathematik braucht nämlich nicht nur analytisches Denken, sondern auch den kreativen Geist. Denn noch mehr als um Formeln geht es um die Freiheit, einen der vielen möglichen Lösungsansätze zu finden. Der Weg ist das Ziel. Und wie man zum richtigen Ergebnis kommt, ist eine Kunst, die man entwickeln, entdecken und in sich wecken kann. Die Autorin vermittelt eine Vielfalt an Techniken und Werkzeugen, die das Verständnis von Mathematik und Naturwissenschaft grundlegend verbessern. (K)ein Gespür für Zahlen nimmt Ihnen — vor allem wenn Sie sich in Schule, Uni oder Beruf mathematisch oder naturwissenschaftlich beweisen müssen — nicht nur die Grundangst, sondern stärkt Ihren Mut, Ihren mathematischen Fähigkeiten zu vertrauen. So macht Mathe Spaß!

101 Careers in Mathematics

Author: Andrew Sterrett

Publisher: MAA

ISBN: 9780883857281

Category: Mathematics

Page: 340

View: 6613


The authors of the essays in the this volume describe a wide variety of careers for which a background in the mathematical sciences is useful. Each of the jobs presented show real people in real jobs. Their individual histories, demonstrate how the study of mathematics helped them land good paying jobs in predictable places like IBM, AT&T, and American Airlines, and in surprising places like FedEx Corporation, L.L. Bean, and Perdue Farms, Inc. You will also learn about job opportunities in the Federal Government, as well as exciting careers in the arts, sculpture, music and television. There are really no limits to what you can do if you are well prepared in mathematics.The degrees earned by the authors profiled here, range from bachelors to masters to Ph.D. in approximately equal numbers. Most of the writers use the mathematical sciences on a daily basis in their work; others rely on the general problem-solving skills acquired in mathematics as they deal with complex issues.Students should not overlook the articles in the Appendix that are reprinted from the MAA's student magazine, "Math Horizons" These articles provide valuable advice on looking for a job and on the expectations of industry.

Sechs physikalische Fingerübungen

Author: Richard Phillips Feynman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492046657


Page: 209

View: 2466


Einen besseren Lehrer als den Physiknobelpreisträger Richard P. Feynman kann man sich nicht wünschen. In seiner unnachahmlichen Art, locker und witzig, erklärt er hier große Themen wie Atome in Bewegung, Grundlagenphysik, die Gravitationstheorie und das Verhalten der Quanten.

Mathematical Methods

For Students of Physics and Related Fields

Author: Sadri Hassani

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387095047

Category: Science

Page: 832

View: 4281


Intended to follow the usual introductory physics courses, this book has the unique feature of addressing the mathematical needs of sophomores and juniors in physics, engineering and other related fields. Many original, lucid, and relevant examples from the physical sciences, problems at the ends of chapters, and boxes to emphasize important concepts help guide the student through the material. Beginning with reviews of vector algebra and differential and integral calculus, the book continues with infinite series, vector analysis, complex algebra and analysis, ordinary and partial differential equations. Discussions of numerical analysis, nonlinear dynamics and chaos, and the Dirac delta function provide an introduction to modern topics in mathematical physics. This new edition has been made more user-friendly through organization into convenient, shorter chapters. Also, it includes an entirely new section on Probability and plenty of new material on tensors and integral transforms.

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives

Author: Salih N. Neftci

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080478646

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 527

View: 9610


An Introduction to the Mathematics of Financial Derivatives, Second Edition, introduces the mathematics underlying the pricing of derivatives. The increased interest in dynamic pricing models stems from their applicability to practical situations: with the freeing of exchange, interest rates, and capital controls, the market for derivative products has matured and pricing models have become more accurate. This updated edition has six new chapters and chapter-concluding exercises, plus one thoroughly expanded chapter. The text answers the need for a resource targeting professionals, Ph.D. students, and advanced MBA students who are specifically interested in financial derivatives. This edition is also designed to become the main text in first year masters and Ph.D. programs for certain courses, and will continue to be an important manual for market professionals and professionals with mathematical, technical, or physics backgrounds.

The Young Carnap's Unknown Master

Husserl’s Influence on Der Raum and Der logische Aufbau der Welt

Author: Professor Guillermo E Rosado Haddock

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409485544

Category: Philosophy

Page: 150

View: 9254


Examining the scholarly interest of the last two decades in the origins of logical empiricism, and especially the roots of Rudolf Carnap’s Der logische Aufbau der Welt (The Logical Structure of the World), Rosado Haddock challenges the received view, according to which that book should be inserted in the empiricist tradition. In The Young Carnap's Unknown Master Rosado Haddock, builds on the interpretations of Aufbau propounded by Verena Mayer and of Carnap's earlier thesis Der Raum propounded by Sahotra Sarkar and offers instead the most detailed and complete argument on behalf of an Husserlian interpretation of both of these early works of Carnap, as well as offering a refutation of the rival Machian, Kantian, Neo-Kantian, and other more eclectic interpretations of the influences on the work of the young Carnap. The book concludes with an assessment of Quine's critique of Carnap's 'analytic-synthetic' distinction and a criticism of the direction that analytic philosophy has taken in following in the footsteps of Quine's views.

A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art

Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of Every Branch of Human Knowledge; with the Derivation and Definition of All the Terms in General Use

Author: William Thomas Brande

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art

Page: 1423

View: 9568


Masters of the Universe

Conversations with Cosmologists of the Past

Author: Helge Kragh

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191034428

Category: Science

Page: 304

View: 7250


How did our modern picture of the universe come into being? Masters of the Universe tells this fascinating story in an unusual format that blends factual and fictional elements. It is based on a series of interviews that a fictional person conducted with leading astronomers and physicists between 1913 and 1965. Among the interviewed scientists are giants such as Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, and George Gamow, but also scientists who are less well known today or not primarily known as cosmologists such as Karl Schwarzschild, Paul Dirac, and Svante Arrhenius. By following the interviews the reader gets a lively and "almost authentic" impression of the problems that faced this early generation of cosmologists. Although the interviews are purely fictional, a product of the author's imagination, they could have taken place in just the way that is described. They are solidly based on historical facts and, moreover, supplemented with careful annotations and references to the literature. In this way the book bridges the gap between scholarly and popular history of science.