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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

Interacting Systems far from EquilibriumQuantum Kinetic Theory

Interacting Systems far from Equilibrium: Quantum Kinetic Theory

Klaus Morawetz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797241
eISBN:
9780191838743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797241.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In quantum statistics based on many-body Green’s functions, the effective medium is represented by the selfenergy. This book aims to discuss the selfenergy from this point of view. The knowledge of ... More

Applied Computational Physics

Applied Computational Physics

Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric. S. Swanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198708636
eISBN:
9780191858598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198708636.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Applied Computational Physics describes methods for solving a vast array of classical and quantum mechanical scientific problems while stressing modern computational paradigms for achieving these ... 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

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

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

Quantum FieldsFrom the Hubble to the Planck Scale

Quantum Fields: From the Hubble to the Planck Scale

Michael Kachelriess

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802877
eISBN:
9780191841330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802877.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book introduces quantum field theory, together with its most important applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics, in a coherent framework. The path-integral approach is employed right ... 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

Microrheology

Microrheology

Eric M. Furst and Todd M. Squires

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199655205
eISBN:
9780191748004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199655205.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

We present a comprehensive overview of microrheology, emphasizing the underlying theory, practical aspects of its implementation, and current applications to rheological studies in academic and ... More

Statistical Physics and ThermodynamicsAn Introduction to Key Concepts

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics: An Introduction to Key Concepts

Jochen Rau

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199595068
eISBN:
9780191844300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595068.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena: from heat engines to chemical reactions, ... More

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