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Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Wim H. de Jeu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198728665
eISBN:
9780191795442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728665.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

X-ray scattering is a well-established technique in materials science. Several excellent textbooks exist in the field, typically written by physicists who use mathematics to make things clear. Often ... More

Biological Small Angle ScatteringTheory and Practice

Biological Small Angle Scattering: Theory and Practice

Eaton E. Lattman, Thomas D. Grant, and Edward H. Snell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199670871
eISBN:
9780191749575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199670871.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The technique of small angle solution scattering has been revolutionized in the last two decades. Exponential increases in computing power, parallel algorithm development, and the development of ... 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

Cognitive BiologyDealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information from Bacteria to Minds

Gennaro Auletta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608485
eISBN:
9780191729539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book provides a new conceptual scaffold for further research in biology and cognition by introducing the new field of Cognitive Biology. It is a systems biology approach showing that further ... More

Computer Simulation of LiquidsSecond Edition

Computer Simulation of Liquids: Second Edition

Michael P. Allen and Dominic J. Tildesley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803195
eISBN:
9780191841439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803195.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book provides a practical guide to molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulation techniques used in the modelling of simple and complex liquids. Computer simulation is an essential tool in ... More

Dielectric Relaxation in Biological SystemsPhysical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Dielectric Relaxation in Biological Systems: Physical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Valerica Raicu and Yuri Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686513
eISBN:
9780191766398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686513.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book covers the theoretical basis, experimental methods, and practical applications of the dielectric properties of biological systems, such as water, electrolytes and polyelectrolytes, ... More

Evolution of NetworksFrom Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

S.N. Dorogovtsev and J.F.F. Mendes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515906
eISBN:
9780191705670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The aim of this book is to understand networks and the basic principles of their structural organization and evolution. The ideas are presented in a clear and a pedagogical way. Special attention is ... More

First Steps in Random WalksFrom Tools to Applications

First Steps in Random Walks: From Tools to Applications

J. Klafter and I. M. Sokolov

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199234868
eISBN:
9780191775024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234868.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The name “random walk” for a problem of a displacement of a point in a sequence of independent random steps was coined by Karl Pearson in 1905 in a question posed to readers of “Nature”. The same ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics

Fluid Dynamics: Part 1: Classical Fluid Dynamics

Anatoly I. Ruban and Jitesh S. B. Gajjar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199681730
eISBN:
9780191761607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681730.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book, the first of a four-part series on fluid dynamics, consists of four chapters on classical theory suitable for an introductory undergraduate course. Chapter 1 discusses the continuum ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Fluid Dynamics: Part 2: Asymptotic Problems of Fluid Dynamics

Anatoly I. Ruban

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199681747
eISBN:
9780191761614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681747.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book is the second part in a series which describes fluid dynamics. The book introduces asymptotic methods, and their applications to fluid dynamics. It first discusses the mathematical aspects ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 3 Boundary Layers

Fluid Dynamics: Part 3 Boundary Layers

Anatoly I. Ruban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199681754
eISBN:
9780191761621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681754.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This is Part 3 of a book series on fluid dynamics. This is designed to give a comprehensive and coherent description of fluid dynamics, starting with chapters on classical theory suitable for an ... More

Fluid MechanicsA Geometrical Point of View

Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

S. G. Rajeev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Starting with a review of vector fields and their integral curves, the book presents the basic equations of the subject: Euler and Navier–Stokes. Some solutions are studied next: ideal flows using ... More

FoamsStructure and Dynamics

Foams: Structure and Dynamics

Isabelle Cantat, Sylvie Cohen-Addad, Florence Elias, François Graner, Reinhard Höhler, Olivier Pitois, Florence Rouyer, and Arnaud Saint-Jalmes

Simon Cox (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662890
eISBN:
9780191763038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662890.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Aqueous foams are studied both as materials with many applications, and as model systems for fields ranging from metallurgy to mathematics to biology. They are complex fluids with unique and unusual ... More

From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and PhysicsLecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

Eva Pebay-Peyroula, Hugues Nury, François Parcy, Rob W. H. Ruigrok, Christine Ziegler, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752950
eISBN:
9780191814426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752950.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The aim of this book is to provide new ideas for studying living matter by a simultaneous understanding of behavior from molecules to the cell, to the whole organism in the light of physical ... More

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Marcel Escudier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198719878
eISBN:
9780191840180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719878.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Turbojet and turbofan engines, rocket motors, road vehicles, aircraft, pumps, compressors, and turbines are examples of machines which require a knowledge of fluid mechanics for their design. The aim ... More

The Long Road to StockholmThe Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Peter Mansfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664542
eISBN:
9780191758461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, History of Physics

This book describes the author's life from the age of 5 in 1939 through to 2010. The first chapter describes his evacuation to Devon during the blitz and following the V1 and V2 attacks on London. At ... More

Materials for the 21st Century

Materials for the 21st Century

David Segal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804079
eISBN:
9780191842320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804079.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The book is a general text that shows how materials can contribute to solving problems facing nations in the 21st century. It is illustrated with diverse applications and highlights the potential of ... More

Microrheology

Microrheology

Eric M. Furst and Todd M. Squires

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199655205
eISBN:
9780191748004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655205.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

We present a comprehensive overview of microrheology, emphasizing the underlying theory, practical aspects of its implementation, and current applications to rheological studies in academic and ... More

Models of Cellular Regulation

Models of Cellular Regulation

Baltazar Aguda, Avner Friedman, and Visiting Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198570912
eISBN:
9780191718717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570912.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The human genome of three billion letters has been sequenced. So have the genomes of thousands of other organisms. With unprecedented resolution, modern technologies are allowing us to peek into the ... More

Molecular MachinesA Materials Science Approach

Molecular Machines: A Materials Science Approach

Giovanni Zocchi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691173863
eISBN:
9781400890064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173863.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book presents a dynamic new approach to the physics of enzymes and DNA from the perspective of materials science. Unified around the concept of molecular deformability—how proteins and DNA ... More

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