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Author  Title  Accn#  Year  Item Type  Claims 
1 
Ana Helvia Quintero 
Math makes sense! A Constructivist Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics 
026195 
2016 
Book 

2 
Gordon Woo 
Mathematics of natural catastrophes 
026024 
1999 
Book 

3 
DACOROGNA, BERNARD 
Introduction to the calculus of variations (3rd. ed.) 

2015 
Book 

4 
Milutin Blagojevic (ed.) 
Gauge theories of gravitation: A Reader with Commentaries 
024778 
2013 
Book 

5 
Alex Montwill 
Let there be light: The Story of Light from Atoms to Galaxies 
024777 
2013 
Book 

6 
Guido Buresti 
Elements of fluid dynamics 
024640 
2012 
Book 

7 
Wolfgang Baumjohann 
Basic space plasma physics 
024400 
2012 
Book 

8 
Michael M. Woolfson 
Fundamentals of imaging: From Particles to Galaxies 
024059 
2011 
Book 

9 
Massimo Blasone 
Quantum field theory and its macroscopic manifestations: Boson condensation, ordered patterns and topological defects 
023680 
2011 
Book 

10 
Paul Manneville 
Instabilities, chaos and turbulence 
023550 
2010 
Book 


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Title  Gauge theories of gravitation: A Reader with Commentaries 
Author(s)  Milutin Blagojevic (ed.);Friedrich W. Hehl (ed.) 
Publication  London, Imperial College Press, 2013. 
Description  xvii, 635p. 
Abstract Note  In the last five decades, the gauge approach to gravity has represented a research area of increasing importance for our understanding of the physics of fundamental interactions. A full clarification of the gauge dynamics of gravity is expected to be the last missing link to the hidden structure of a consistent unification of all the fundamental interactions, based on the gauge principle. The aim of the present reprint volume, with commentaries by Milutin Blagojevic and Friedrich W Hehl, is to introduce graduate and advanced undergraduate students of theoretical or mathematical physics, or any other interested researcher, to the field of classical gauge theories of gravity.
This is not just an ordinary reprint volume; it is a guide to the literature on gauge theories of gravity. The reader is encouraged first to study the introductory commentaries and to become familiar with the basic content of the reprints and related ideas, then he/she can choose to read a specific reprint or reprints, and after that he/she should return again to the text and explore the additional literature, etc. The interaction is intended to be more complex than just starting with commentaries and ending with reprints. 
ISBN,Price  9781848167261 : US $168.00(HB) 
Classification  530.145:531.51(0.072)

Keyword(s)  1. GAUGE THEORY
2. GAUGE THEORY OF GRAVITY
3. POINCARE GAUGE THEORY

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Title  Let there be light: The Story of Light from Atoms to Galaxies 
Author(s)  Alex Montwill;Ann Breslin 
Edition  2nd. 
Publication  London, Imperial College Press, 2013. 
Description  xix, 529p. 
Abstract Note  This book is the first of its kind devoted to the key role played by light and electromagnetic radiation in the universe. Readers are introduced to philosophical hypotheses such as the economy, symmetry and the universality of natural laws, and are then guided to practical consequences such as the rules of geometrical optics and even Einstein's wellknown but mysterious relationship, E = mc2. Most chapters feature a pen picture of the life and character of a relevant scientific figure. These âHistorical Interludesâ include, among others, Galileo's conflicts with the Inquisition, Fourier's taunting of the guillotine, Neils Bohr and World War II, and the unique character of Richard Feynman.
The second edition has been revised and made more accessible to the general reader. Whenever possible, the mathematical material of the first edition has been replaced by appropriate text to give a verbal account of the mystery of the phenomenon of light and how its understanding has developed from prehistoric to present times. The emphasis is on reading for interest and enjoyment; formulae or equations which underpin and reinforce the argument are presented in a form which does not interfere with the flow of the text. 
ISBN,Price  9781848167599 : US $ 68.00(PB) 
Classification  535.1:537.31

Keyword(s)  1. ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION
2. LIGHT
3. QUANTUM THEORY
4. RELATIVITY

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Title  Elements of fluid dynamics 
Author(s)  Guido Buresti 
Publication  London, Imperial College Press, 2012. 
Description  xvii, 584p. 
Series  (ICP Fluid mechanics) 
Abstract Note  Elements of Fluid Dynamics is intended to be a basic textbook, useful for undergraduate and graduate students in different fields of engineering, as well as in physics and applied mathematics. The main objective of the book is to provide an introduction to fluid dynamics in a simultaneously rigorous and accessible way, and its approach follows the idea that both the generation mechanisms and the main features of the fluid dynamic loads can be satisfactorily understood only after the equations of fluid motion and all their physical and mathematical implications have been thoroughly assimilated. Therefore, the complete equations of motion of a compressible viscous fluid are first derived and their physical and mathematical aspects are thoroughly discussed. Subsequently, the necessity of simplified treatments is highlighted, and a detailed analysis is made of the assumptions and range of applicability of the incompressible flow model, which is then adopted for most of the rest of the book. Furthermore, the role of the generation and dynamics of vorticity on the development of different flows is emphasized, as well as its influence on the characteristics, magnitude and predictability of the fluid dynamic loads acting on moving bodies. 
ISBN,Price  9781848168886 : US $ 68.00(PB) 
Classification  532.5.013

Keyword(s)  FLUID DYNAMICS

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024640 

532.5.013/BUR/024640 
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Title  Basic space plasma physics 
Author(s)  Wolfgang Baumjohann;Rudolf A. Treumann 
Edition  Rev. ed. 
Publication  New Jersey, Imperial College Press, 2012. 
Description  xvi, 479p. 
Abstract Note  This textbook begins with a description of the Earth's plasma environment, followed by the derivation of single particle motions in electromagnetic fields, with applications to the Earth's magnetosphere. Also discussed are the origin and effects of collisions and conductivities, formation of the ionosphere, magnetospheric convection and dynamics, and solar windmagnetosphere coupling. The second half of the book presents a more theoretical foundation of plasma physics, starting with kinetic theory. Introducing moments of distribution function permits the derivation of the fluid equations, followed by an analysis of fluid boundaries, with the Earth's magnetopause and bow shock as examples, and finally, fluid and kinetic theory are applied to derive the relevant wave modes in a plasma. This revised edition seamlessly integrates new sections on magnetopause reconstruction, as well as instability theory and thermal fluctuations based on new developments in space physics. Applications such as the important problems of collisionless reconnection and collisionless shocks are covered, and some problems have also been included at the end of each chapter. 
ISBN,Price  9781848168954 : US $68.00(PB) 
Classification  5278

Keyword(s)  1. KINETIC THEORY
2. PLASMA PHYSICS
3. SPACE PLASMA PHYSICS

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Title  Quantum field theory and its macroscopic manifestations: Boson condensation, ordered patterns and topological defects 
Author(s)  Massimo Blasone;Giuseppe Vitiello;Petr Jizbra 
Publication  London, Imperial College Press, 2011. 
Description  xviii, 526p. 
Abstract Note  The scope of this book is to answer questions such as: how it happens that the mesoscopic/macroscopic scale and stability characterizing those systems are dynamically generated out of the microscopic scale of fluctuating quantum components; how quantum particles coexist and interact with classically behaving macroscopic objects, e.g. vortices, magnetic domains and other topological defects. The quantum origin of topological defects and their interaction with quanta is a crucial issue for the understanding of symmetry breaking phase transitions and structure formation in a wide range of systems from condensed matter to cosmology. Deliberately not discussing other important problems, primarily renormalization problems, this book provides answers to such questions in a unitary, selfconsistent physical and mathematical framework, which makes it unique in the panorama of existing texts on a similar subject. Crystals, ferromagnets and superconductors appear to be macroscopic quantum systems, i.e. their macroscopic properties cannot be explained without recourse to the underlying quantum dynamics. Recognizing that quantum field dynamics is not confined to the microscopic world is one of the achievements of this book, also marking its difference from other texts. The combined use of algebraic methods, and operator and functional formalism constitutes another distinctive, valuable feature. 
ISBN,Price  9781848162808 : US $150.00(HB) 
Classification  530.145

Keyword(s)  1. CRYSTALS
2. FERROMAGNETISM
3. QUANTUM FIELD THOERY
4. QUANTUM THEORY
5. SUPERCONDUCTORS

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