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Concepts of Materials Science

Concepts of Materials Science

Adrian P Sutton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846839
eISBN:
9780191938764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846839.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This short book describes ten fundamental concepts – big ideas – of materials science. Some of them come from mainstream physics and chemistry, including thermodynamic stability and phase diagrams, ... More

Discrete Communication Systems

Discrete Communication Systems

Stevan Berber

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198860792
eISBN:
9780191893018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860792.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The book present essential theory and practice of the discrete communication systems design, based on the theory of discrete time stochastic processes, and their relation to the existing theory of ... More

Essays in PhysicsThirty-two thoughtful essays on topics in undergraduate-level physics

Essays in Physics: Thirty-two thoughtful essays on topics in undergraduate-level physics

Geoffrey Brooker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198857242
eISBN:
9780191890284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857242.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

“Essays in Physics” gives accounts of 32 chosen topics. The level is that of a 3–4-year university course in Physics. The topics discussed are diverse but “mainstream”. Each essay aims to say ... More

Human FlourishingScientific insight and spiritual wisdom in uncertain times

Human Flourishing: Scientific insight and spiritual wisdom in uncertain times

Andrew Briggs and Michael J. Reiss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198850267
eISBN:
9780191885488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850267.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Possibly since humans were first capable of asking the question, certainly since the dawn of history, humans have asked why we are here and what good life consists of. Much of humanity still finds ... More

Life on MarsWhat to Know Before We Go

Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

David A. Weintraub

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691209258
eISBN:
9780691209265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209258.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Does life exist on Mars? The question has captivated humans for centuries, but today it has taken on new urgency. As space agencies gear up to send the first manned missions to the Red Planet, we ... More

Principles of Metal Refining and Recycling

Principles of Metal Refining and Recycling

Thorvald Abel Engh, Geoffrey K. Sigworth, and Anne Kvithyld

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198811923
eISBN:
9780191850035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811923.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Covers the field of recycling and refining of metals. An important point the book stresses is that the principles are the same in the treatment of various different metals. The book answerd why it is ... More

Principles of Rock Deformation and Tectonics

Principles of Rock Deformation and Tectonics

Jean-Luc Bouchez and Adolphe Nicolas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843876
eISBN:
9780191926501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843876.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book, based on laboratory, teaching and field experience, has a strong focus towards hard rocks and magmatic rocks, from both the continental crust worldwide, where quartz and granites are ... More

The Survival NexusScience, Technology, and World Affairs

The Survival Nexus: Science, Technology, and World Affairs

Charles Weiss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190946265
eISBN:
9780197571941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946265.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The impact of science and technology on world affairs is shaped by politics, economics, business, ethics, law, psychology, and culture. This nexus is a neglected aspect of international affairs. It ... More

A Tale of Two InfinitiesGravitational Waves and the Quantum Origin of the Universe's Biggest Mysteries

A Tale of Two Infinities: Gravitational Waves and the Quantum Origin of the Universe's Biggest Mysteries

Gianfranco Bertone

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192898159
eISBN:
9780191924606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898159.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The spectacular advances of modern astronomy have opened our horizon on an unexpected cosmos: a dark, mysterious Universe, populated by enigmatic entities we know very little about, like black holes, ... More

Theory of Itinerant Electron Magnetism, 2nd Edition

Theory of Itinerant Electron Magnetism, 2nd Edition

Jürgen Kübler

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192895639
eISBN:
9780191915833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895639.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book, in the broadest sense, is an application of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics to the field of magnetism. Under certain well-described conditions, an immensely large number of ... More

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