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Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

Mauro Fabrizio and Angelo Morro

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527008
eISBN:
9780191713316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is devoted to the mathematical modelling of electromagnetic materials. Electromagnetism in matter is developed with particular emphasis on material effects, which are ascribed to memory in ... More


Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Vladimir Fortov, Igor Iakubov, and Alexey Khrapak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book concerns the physics of plasma at high density, which is compressed so strongly that the effects of interparticle interactions, nonideality, govern its behavior. The interest in this ... More


Ionic Transport Processes: in Electrochemistry and Membrane Science

Kyösti Kontturi, Lasse Murtomäki, and José A. Manzanares

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533817
eISBN:
9780191714825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533817.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Modelling of heterogeneous processes, such as electrochemical reactions, extraction, or ion-exchange, usually requires solving the transport problem associated with the process. Since the processes ... More


Entropy and the Time Evolution of Macroscopic Systems

Walter T. Grandy, Jr.

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546176
eISBN:
9780191720161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546176.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is based on the premise that the entropy concept, a fundamental element of probability theory as logic governs all of the thermal physics, both equilibrium and nonequilibrium. The ... More


Concepts in Thermal Physics

Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562091
eISBN:
9780191718236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

An understanding of thermal physics is crucial to much of modern physics, chemistry, and engineering. This book provides a modern introduction to the main principles that are foundational to thermal ... More


Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Angelo Gavezzotti

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Intermolecular interactions stem from the electric properties of atoms. Being the cause of molecular aggregation, intermolecular forces are at the roots of chemistry and are the fabric of the world. ... More


Introduction to Quantum Information Science

Vlatko Vedral

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199215706
eISBN:
9780191706783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215706.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In addition to treating quantum communication, entanglement, error correction, and algorithms in great depth, this book also addresses a number of interesting miscellaneous topics, such as Maxwell's ... More


Physical Relativity: Space-time structure from a dynamical perspective

Harvey R. Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199275830
eISBN:
9780191603914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275831.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book explores the nature of the distinction at the heart of Einstein's 1905 formulation of his special theory of relativity: that between kinematics and dynamics. Einstein himself became ... More


Einstein's Principle-theory Approach

Harvey R. Brown

in Physical Relativity: Space-time structure from a dynamical perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199275830
eISBN:
9780191603914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275831.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter focuses on how Einstein arrived at his special theory of relativity. It discusses Einstein's postulates, his derivation of the Lorentz transformations, and experimental evidence for the ... More


Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Raymond Flood, Mark McCartney, and Andrew Whitaker (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231256
eISBN:
9780191710803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Lord Kelvin was one of the greatest physicists of the Victorian era. Widely known for the development of the Kelvin scale of temperature measurement, Kelvin's interests ranged across thermodynamics, ... More


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