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Theory of Nonequilibrium Superconductivity

Nikolai Kopnin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507888
eISBN:
9780191709722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507888.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents modern theory of nonstationary and nonequilibrium superconductivity. It deals with superconductors in external fields varying in time and studies transport phenomena in ... More


t w o The True Estimation of Living Forces Kant's Theory of Dynamics

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the text and contentions of Kant’s first book, Thoughts on the True Estimation of Living Forces (1747). Section 1 describes how Kant’s debut turned into a debacle. Section 2 ... More


Outflows and Jets

Charles D. Bailyn

in What Does a Black Hole Look Like?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148823
eISBN:
9781400850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148823.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter looks at the presence of outflows or jets, a somewhat unexpected feature of accretion flows. There is strong observational evidence that some fraction of the infalling material reverses ... More


Kinetic Coefficients for Granular Gases of Viscoelastic Particles

Nikolai V. Brilliantov and Thorsten Pöschel

in Kinetic Theory of Granular Gases

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198530381
eISBN:
9780191713057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530381.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter analyzes the kinetic coefficients for granular gases of viscoleastic particles. The kinetic coefficients reveal a much more complicated time and temperature dependence than for the case ... More


Postprocessing

Gary A. Glatzmaier

in Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141725
eISBN:
9781400848904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141725.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter explains how to write a postprocessing code, and more specifically how to study the nonlinear simulations using computer graphics and analysis. It first considers how to compute and ... More


ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF FULLY IONIZED PLASMA

V. E. Fortov, I. T. Iakubov, and A. G. Khrapak

in Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter presents the basic approaches to the calculation of kinetic coefficients for weakly nonideal fully ionized plasma. The kinetic equation with collision integral represented as a ... More


Main theoretical concepts and tools

Igor S. Aranson and Lev S. Tsimring

in Granular Patterns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534418
eISBN:
9780191714665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534418.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the main theoretical approaches and models employed in the physics of granular media, such as the kinetic theory of diluted granular gases, various methods of molecular ... More


FRICTION

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces friction as it manifests itself in everyday life. It begins with Amontons' law (1699) that friction is proportional to the loading force between contacting surfaces (the ... More


Depth from motion parallax

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0116
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Impressions of depth are created by motion parallax produced by motion of an observer relative to a 3-D display. Depth created by motion parallax has a striking resemblance to that created by ... More


FORMAL TRANSPORT THEORY

J. M. Ziman

in Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507796
eISBN:
9780191709937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507796.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The analysis of the microscopic processes by which electrons and phonons are scattered is only half the calculation of the macroscopic transport coefficients. To discuss the flow of electric and ... More


Dance and Body Language

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter deals primarily with dance and movement. It focuses on the different aspects of the kinetic body, the body in motion, particularly the textual aspects of dance. The kinetic art of ... More


Growing Up with Our Brothers All Around: John Ashbery and the Interpersonal

Andrew Epstein

in Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181005
eISBN:
9780199851010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181005.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter suggests that John Ashbery's work offers a memorable response to inveterate, distinctly American questions surrounding individualism, ceaseless movement, and democratic fellowship. In ... More


American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

Frank L. III Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452710
eISBN:
9780801455162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452710.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Biological weapons have threatened U.S. national security since at least World War II. Historically, however, the U.S. military has neglected research, development, acquisition, and doctrine for ... More


Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Joel Bernstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199655441
eISBN:
9780191872853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655441.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

First recognized in 1822, polymorphism of crystals is now a widely recognized and observed phenomenon, with both fundamental and commercial ramifications in disciplines and industries that study and ... More


Kinetic Theory and Transport Phenomena

Rodrigo Soto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198716051
eISBN:
9780191824401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716051.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This textbook presents kinetic theory, which is a systematic approach to describing nonequilibrium systems. The text is balanced between the fundamental concepts of kinetic theory (irreversibility, ... More


Aristotelian Kinematics and Non-Locomotive Kinēseis

Michael J. White

in The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239529
eISBN:
9780191679940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239529.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter proposes the extension of Aristotle's kinematic analysis from the paradigm case of finite, bounded locomotion with definite, distinguishable termini a quo and ad quem to other sorts of ... More


Katastematic and Kinetic Pleasures

J. C. B. Gosling and C. C. W. Taylor

in The Greeks On Pleasure

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246664
eISBN:
9780191681035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246664.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how any view which sees kinetic pleasures as comprising at least the sensory ones, and as constituting a distinct class from katastematic ones, involves attributing an awkward ... More


On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Hans Ringström

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

The subject of the book is the topology and future stability of models of the universe. In standard cosmology, the universe is assumed to be spatially homogeneous and isotropic. However, it is of ... More


Relaxation and Kinetics in Shock Tubes and Shock Tunnels

Raymond Brun

in Introduction to Reactive Gas Dynamics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199552689
eISBN:
9780191720277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552689.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The first part of this chapter presents experimental data on vibrational relaxation times and vibrational populations obtained in shock tubes and shock tunnels. The corresponding methods of ... More


Fundamentals

Joel Bernstein

in Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199236565
eISBN:
9780191707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236565.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter presents the thermodynamic fundamentals of polymorphism. The Gibbs Phase Rule is reviewed, followed by its application to polymorphic systems. The concept of energy/temperature diagrams ... More


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