Haphazard reality: Half a century of science by Hendrik Casimir

By Hendrik Casimir

Casimir, himself a recognized general practitioner, studied and labored with 3 nice physicists of the 20th century: Niels Bohr, Wolfgang Pauli and Paul Ehrenfest. In his autobiography, the intense theoretician we could the reader witness the revolution that ended in quantum physics, whose impact on sleek society became out to be time and again better than the 1st atomic physicists can have imagined. via his involvement within the technical-scientific and the company elements of physics, via administration positions at Philips learn Laboratory and as a member of the Board of administrators of Philips, Professor Casimir is the suitable individual to put part a century of advancements in physics in the context of significant occasions on the earth.

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Essential mathematical skills for engineering, science and by S Barry

By S Barry

Some mathematical abilities are crucial for engineering and technological know-how classes. quite often it will likely be assumed that those abilities have already been mastered, and except so, you will turn into misplaced in extra examine. figuring out those talents is something; remembering them with a purpose to be essentially utilized is solely one other. This publication is not the following to educate those essentials—it isn't really a textbook—but is meant to aid drum them in and hold them there for destiny use.

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Towards a Hydrogen-Driven Society? Calculations and Neutron by H.G. Schimmel

By H.G. Schimmel

Sustainable improvement implies that possible choices need to be came upon for using fossil fuels to hide our power wishes with out disturbance of the stability within the atmosphere. As carbon dioxide is believed to reason significant weather alterations sooner or later, the sustainable construction of power these days concentrates on carbon dioxide-neutral tactics. A sustainable technique of shipping specifically, implicates that another option than fossil fuels for the shipping of strength is important. Hydrogen is an ideal power service during this context because it emits in basic terms water vapor whilst utilized in a gas telephone and a restricted quantity of bad by-products whilst utilized in conventional inner combustion engines. The transportation of hydrogen, although, is a huge problem. Our comparability among inner combustion engines and electrical engines with a battery pack indicates that the garage of power onboard autos is an extended status challenge. This thesis is set the characterization of 2 periods of hydrogen garage fabrics: high-surface region fabrics and nanostructured steel hydrides. the 1st topic concentrates on carbon nanotubes and activated charcoal. within the moment half magnesium is considered a version process for hydrogen garage in steel hydrides.IOS Press is a global technological know-how, technical and scientific writer of fine quality books for lecturers, scientists, and execs in all fields. the various components we submit in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and data structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban reports -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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50 Visions of Mathematics by Sam Parc, Dara O Briain

By Sam Parc, Dara O Briain

Sit back: nobody is familiar with technical arithmetic with out long education yet all of us have an intuitive snatch of the tips at the back of the symbols. To have fun the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Institute of arithmetic and its functions (IMA), this e-book is designed to show off the wonderful thing about arithmetic - together with pictures encouraged through mathematical difficulties - including its unreasonable effectiveness and applicability, with out frying your mind.

The booklet is a set of fifty unique essays contributed by way of a wide selection of authors. It includes articles by way of the very best expositors of the topic (du Sautoy, Singh and Stewart for instance) including unique biographical items and articles of relevance to our daily lives (such as Spiegelhalter on hazard and Elwes on clinical imaging). the themes coated are intentionally varied and contain options from easy numerology to the very innovative of arithmetic learn. every one article is designed to be learn in a single sitting and to be obtainable to a basic viewers.

There is additionally different content material. There are 50 pictorial 'visions of arithmetic' which have been provided based on an open demand contributions from IMA participants, Plus readers and the global arithmetic group. you are going to additionally discover a sequence of "proofs" of Phythagoras's Theorem - mathematical, literary and comedy - after this, you will by no means think about Pythagoras an identical method back.

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Mathematical Connections: A Capstone Course by John B. Conway

By John B. Conway

This ebook illustrates connections among numerous classes taken by means of undergraduate arithmetic majors. As such it may be used as a textual content for a capstone path. The chapters are primarily self reliant, and the teacher can select the themes that may shape the direction and hence tailor the syllabus to fit the backgrounds and talents of the scholars. on the finish of this type of path the graduating seniors should still glimpse arithmetic now not as a sequence of self reliant classes yet as anything extra like an built-in physique of information. The booklet has various workouts and examples in order that the coed has many possibilities to determine the cloth illustrated and fleshed out.

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Einführung in das mathematische Arbeiten by Hermann Schichl, Roland Steinbauer

By Hermann Schichl, Roland Steinbauer

Die paintings und Weise, wie Mathematik an höheren Schulen vermittelt wird, unterscheidet sich radikal von der paintings, wie Mathematik an Universitäten gelehrt wird, d.h. von der Mathematik als Wissenschaft. Es gibt wohl kaum ein Fach, bei dem ein tieferer Graben zwischen Schule und Hochschule zu überwinden ist, und viele Studierende drohen an diesem Übergang zu scheitern. Die „Einführung in das mathematische Arbeiten" schlägt eine Brücke über diesen Graben, indem sie in der Vermittlung der typischen Inhalte der ersten Studienphase dem „Was" das „Wie" gleichberechtigt zur Seite stellt. Der textual content zielt auf ein Verständnis der Mathematik als Methode ab, erklärt die mathematische Sprache, allgemeine Prinzipien und Konventionen und macht das oft Implizite und Unausgesprochene offiziell - nicht als Trockenschwimmkurs sondern verwoben mit den Inhalten: grundlegende Ideen und Schreibweisen, Aussagenlogik, naive Mengenlehre, algebraische Strukturen, Zahlenmengen und analytische Geometrie.

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