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Insensitivity In Communicating With EmigréS

KLAUS HENTSCHEL

in The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Immediate hardship in Germany contaminated communications between physicists at home and abroad. But their official or private reactions to emigrés were frequently clumsy and haughty, if not ... More


Ground Transportation: Road and Rail

Peter Rez

in The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Everything that rolls along the ground uses energy to overcome both rolling resistance and air resistance. Air resistance is more significant at higher speeds. Repeated accelerations dominate energy ... More


Practical heat engines

Andrew M. Steane

in Thermodynamics: A complete undergraduate course

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788560
eISBN:
9780191830426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788560.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Heat engines used for power generation and other purposes are introduced. The Stirling engine and the internal combustion engine are described, and the Otto cycle explained. The maximum work theorem ... More


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