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Finn's Thermal Physics

3rd Edition


Andrew Rex, C.B.P. Finn
April 7, 2017

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout the ...

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Richard Fitzpatrick
July 4, 2018

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updat...

Essentials of Soft Matter Science

1st Edition

Francoise Brochard-Wyart, Pierre Nassoy, Pierre-Henri Puech
August 22, 2019

Authored by world-leading physicists, this introductory textbook explores the basic principles of polymers, colloids, liquid crystals, wetting, and foams. It is a practical ‘toolbox’ for readers to acquire basic knowledge in the field and facilitate further reading and advanced courses....

Statistical Mechanics of Liquids and Solutions: Intermolecular Forces, Structure and Surface Interactions Volume I

1st Edition

Roland Kjellander
August 19, 2019

The statistical mechanical theory of liquids and solutions is a fundamental area of physical sciences with important implications in other fields of science and for many industrial applications. This book introduces equilibrium statistical mechanics in general, and statistical mechanics of liquids...

Fundamentals of Soft Matter Science

2nd Edition

Linda S. Hirst
August 06, 2019

This revised edition continues to provide the most approachable introduction to the structure, characteristics, and everyday applications of soft matter. It begins with a substantially revised overview of the underlying physics and chemistry common to soft materials. Subsequent chapters...

An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Uri Alon
August 01, 2019

Praise for the first edition: … superb, beautifully written and organized work that takes an engineering approach to systems biology. Alon provides nicely written appendices to explain the basic mathematical and biological concepts clearly and succinctly without interfering with the main text. He...

Sturge's Statistical and Thermal Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jeffrey Olafsen
July 19, 2019

The original work by M.D. Sturge has been updated and expanded to include new chapters covering non-equilibrium and biological systems. This second edition re-organizes the material in a more natural manner into four parts that continues to assume no previous knowledge of thermodynamics. The four...

Partial Differential Equations for Mathematical Physicists

1st Edition

Bijan Kumar Bagchi
July 08, 2019

Partial Differential Equations for Mathematical Physicists is intended for graduate students, researchers of theoretical physics and applied mathematics, and professionals who want to take a course in partial differential equations. This book offers the essentials of the subject with the ...

The Newman Lectures on Thermodynamics

1st Edition

John S. Newman, Vincent S. Battaglia
July 02, 2019

Prof. Newman is considered one of the great chemical engineers of his time. His reputation derives from his mastery of all phases of the subject matter, his clarity of thought, and his ability to reduce complex problems to their essential core elements. He has been teaching undergraduate and...

Weak Neutral Currents: The Discovery Of The Electro-weak Force

1st Edition

David Cline
June 28, 2019

This book attempts to trace the key experimental developments that led to the discovery of weak neutral currents in 1973 and the W, Z bosons in 1983, all of the results of which culminated in the identification of the unified-electroweak force....

Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures

1st Edition

Jyoti Prasad Banerjee, Suranjana Banerjee
June 25, 2019

This book is a comprehensive text on the physics of semiconductors and nanostructures for a large spectrum of students at the final undergraduate level studying physics, material science and electronics engineering. It offers introductory and advanced courses on solid state and semiconductor...

Quantum Mechanics: A Fundamental Approach

1st Edition

K. Kong Wan
June 25, 2019

The mathematical formalism of quantum theory in terms of vectors and operators in infinite-dimensional complex vector spaces is very abstract. The definitions of many mathematical quantities used do not seem to have an intuitive meaning, which makes it difficult to appreciate the mathematical...

Fundamentals of Radio Astronomy: Observational Methods and Astrophysics - Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Jonathan Marr, Ronald L. Snell, Stanley E. Kurtz
May 17, 2019

As demonstrated by five Nobel Prizes in physics, radio astronomy has contributed greatly to our understanding of the Universe. Yet for too long, there has been no comprehensive textbook on radio astronomy for undergraduate students. This two-volume set of introductory textbooks is exclusively...

Fundamentals of Radio Astronomy: Astrophysics

1st Edition

Ronald L. Snell, Stanley Kurtz, Jonathan Marr
May 14, 2019

As demonstrated by five Nobel Prizes in physics, radio astronomy has contributed greatly to our understanding of the Universe. Courses covering this subject are, therefore, very important in the education of the next generation of scientists who will continue to explore the Cosmos. This textbook,...