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CalorimetryEnergy Measurement in Particle Physics

Calorimetry: Energy Measurement in Particle Physics

Richard Wigmans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786351
eISBN:
9780191828652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786351.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Particle physics is the science that pursues the age-old quest for the innermost structure of matter and the fundamental interactions between its constituents. Modern experiments in this field rely ... More

Fluid DynamicsPart 3 Boundary Layers

Fluid Dynamics: Part 3 Boundary Layers

Anatoly I. Ruban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199681754
eISBN:
9780191761621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681754.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This is Part 3 of a book series on fluid dynamics. This is designed to give a comprehensive and coherent description of fluid dynamics, starting with chapters on classical theory suitable for an ... More

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Marcel Escudier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198719878
eISBN:
9780191840180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719878.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Turbojet and turbofan engines, rocket motors, road vehicles, aircraft, pumps, compressors, and turbines are examples of machines which require a knowledge of fluid mechanics for their design. The aim ... More

Managing ScienceDeveloping your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Ken Peach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Managing science, which includes managing scientific research and, implicitly, managing scientists, has much in common with managing any enterprise, and most of these issues (e.g. annual budget ... More

Marine Chronometers at GreenwichA Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Marine Chronometers at Greenwich: A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Jonathan Betts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199641383
eISBN:
9780191845604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641383.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This is a comprehensive, illustrated catalogue of the 200+ marine chronometers in the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich. Every chronometer has been completely dismantled, studied and recorded, ... More

The Origin of MassElementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

The Origin of Mass: Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries

John Iliopoulos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198805175
eISBN:
9780191843259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805175.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

Why do most ‘elementary particles’ which form the constituents of all matter have a non-zero mass? Strange question, apparently in contradiction with our physical intuition. In this little book we ... More

Quantum Statistical Field TheoryAn Introduction to Schwinger's Variational Method with Green's Function Nanoapplications, Graphene and Superconductivity

Quantum Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Schwinger's Variational Method with Green's Function Nanoapplications, Graphene and Superconductivity

Norman J. Morgenstern Horing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198791942
eISBN:
9780191834165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791942.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The methods of coupled quantum field theory, which had great initial success in relativistic elementary particle physics and have subsequently played a major role in the extensive development of ... More

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Peter Rez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

In industrially developed countries, energy is used primarily for three things—maintaining a comfortable environment in buildings, transporting people and goods and manufacturing products. Each ... More

Spin Current

Spin Current

Sadamichi Maekawa, Sergio O. Valenzuela, Eiji Saitoh, and Takashi Kimura (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198787075
eISBN:
9780191829147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787075.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the discovery of the giant magnetoresistance effect in magnetic multilayers in 1988, a new branch of physics and technology, called spin-electronics or spintronics, has emerged, where the flow ... More

Stochastic Processes and Random MatricesLecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015

Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015

Grégory Schehr, Alexander Altland, Yan V. Fyodorov, Neil O'Connell, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198797319
eISBN:
9780191838774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797319.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The field of stochastic processes and random matrix theory (RMT) has been a rapidly evolving subject during the past fifteen years where the continuous development and discovery of new tools, ... More

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