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Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Han Dolman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198779308
eISBN:
9780191824388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779308.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book describes the interaction of the main biogeochemical cycles of the Earth and the physics of climate. It takes the perspective of Earth as an integrated system and provides examples of both ... More

Biomedical Fluid DynamicsFlow and Form

Biomedical Fluid Dynamics: Flow and Form

Troy Shinbrot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812586
eISBN:
9780191850721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812586.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book provides an overview of fundamental methods and advanced topics associated with complex, especially biological, fluids. The contents are taken from a graduate level course taught to ... More

Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Antoine Browaeys, Thierry Lahaye, Trey Porto, Charles S. Adams, Matthias Weidemüller, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198837190
eISBN:
9780191873973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837190.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This volume gathers the lectures notes of Session CVII of the Les Houches summer school of Physics, entitled “Current trends in Atomic Physics”. The school took place in July 2016 and had the goal to ... More

Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

D. J. N. Limebeer and Matteo Massaro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825715
eISBN:
9780191864636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825715.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The broad aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the modelling and optimal control of both two‐ and four‐wheeled road vehicles. The first focus of this book is a review of ... More

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

An Introduction to Quantum Optics and Quantum Fluctuations

Peter W. Milonni

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199215614
eISBN:
9780191868689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215614.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is an introduction to quantum optics for students who have studied electromagnetism and quantum mechanics at an advanced undergraduate or graduate level. It provides detailed expositions of ... More

One Hundred Patents That Shaped the Modern World

One Hundred Patents That Shaped the Modern World

David Segal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834311
eISBN:
9780191872426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834311.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The Internet has allowed people to access information that previously was difficult to obtain. It is important to know the information is true and accurate and does not represent ‘fake news’ or ... More

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767 provides a detailed description and analysis of the weather records made at the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford, the longest continuous series of single-site ... More

The Women of the MoonTales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Of the 1586 lunar craters that have been named to honor scientists and philosophers, only 28 honor a woman. This book recounts briefly the story of lunar nomenclature, delves into a few misunderstood ... More

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