## Advanced Statistical Mechanics

*Barry M McCoy*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book begins where elementary books and courses leave off and covers the advances made in statistical mechanics in the past fifty years. The book is divided into three parts. The first part is on ... More

## Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

*Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- March 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198708285
- eISBN:
- 9780191779404
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book integrates agent-based modeling and network science. It is divided into three parts, namely, foundations, primary dynamics on and of social networks, and applications. The book begins with ... More

## Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

*Reinhold A. Bertlmann*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507628
- eISBN:
- 9780191706400
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507628.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The anomaly, which forms the central part of this book, is the failure of classical symmetry to survive the process of quantization and regularization. The study of anomalies is the key to a deeper ... More

## 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

## Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

*Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt*

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- March 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198807087
- eISBN:
- 9780191844850
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198807087.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

Theoretical physics and foundations of physics have not made much progress in the last few decades. There is no consensus among researchers on how to approach unifying general relativity and quantum ... More

## Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

*David P. Feldman*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199566433
- eISBN:
- 9780191774966
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides an elementary introduction to chaos and fractals. It introduces the key phenomena of chaos — aperiodicity, sensitive dependence on initial conditions, bifurcations — via simple ... More

## Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

*Robert C. Hilborn*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507239
- eISBN:
- 9780191709340
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book introduces the full range of activity in the rapidly growing field of nonlinear dynamics. Using a step-by-step introduction to dynamics and geometry in state space as the central focus of ... More

## Computer Simulation of Liquids: Second Edition

*Michael P. Allen and Dominic J. Tildesley*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- November 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198803195
- eISBN:
- 9780191841439
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198803195.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book provides a practical guide to molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulation techniques used in the modelling of simple and complex liquids. Computer simulation is an essential tool in ... More

## The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

*Anthony Duncan*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book attempts to provide an introduction to quantum field theory emphasizing conceptual issues frequently neglected in more ‘utilitarian’ treatments of the subject. The book is divided into four ... More

## Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

*Vladimir Dobrosavljevic, Nandini Trivedi, and James M. Valles, Jr. (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199592593
- eISBN:
- 9780191741050
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum phase transitions describe the violent rearrangement of electrons or atoms as they evolve from well defined excitations in one phase to a completely different set of excitations in another. ... More

## CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

*Jonathan Bain*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- May 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198728801
- eISBN:
- 9780191795541
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book seeks to answer the question “What explains CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection (SSC)?” These properties play foundational roles in relativistic quantum field theories ... More

## The Dark Side of Technology

*Peter Townsend*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- December 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198790532
- eISBN:
- 9780191831836
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790532.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technological progress comes with a dark side where good ideas and intentions produce undesirable results (extreme downsides include atomic and biological weapons). The many and various unexpected ... More

## Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

*Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- December 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780199639601
- eISBN:
- 9780191782916
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a comprehensive yet short description of the basic concepts of complex network theory and the code to implement this theory. Differently from other books, we present these concepts ... More

## Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

*Marco Sozzi*

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199296668
- eISBN:
- 9780191712074
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The investigation of discrete symmetries is a fascinating subject which has been central to the agenda of physics research for fifty years, and has been the target of many experiments, ongoing and in ... More

## Dynamical Heterogeneities in Glasses, Colloids, and Granular Media

*Ludovic Berthier, Giulio Biroli, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Luca Cipelletti, and Wim van Saarloos (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199691470
- eISBN:
- 9780191729799
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691470.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Most of the solid materials we use in everyday life, from plastics to cosmetic gels exist in a non-crystalline, amorphous form: they are glasses. Yet, we are still seeking a fundamental explanation ... More

## Econophysics and Physical Economics

*Peter Richmond, Jürgen Mimkes, and Stefan Hutzler*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199674701
- eISBN:
- 9780191780066
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674701.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

An understanding of the behaviour of financial assets and the evolution of economies has never been as important as it is today. This book looks at these complex systems from the perspective of the ... More

## Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

*Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199577224
- eISBN:
- 9780191722943
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Phase transitions and critical phenomena have consistently been among the principal subjects of active studies in statistical physics. The simple act of transforming one state of matter or phase into ... More

## The Elements of Relativity

*David M. Wittman*

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- August 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780199658633
- eISBN:
- 9780191863653
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199658633.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Relativity is a set of remarkable insights into the way space and time work. The basic notion of relativity, first articulated by Galileo, explains why we do not feel Earth moving as it orbits the ... More

## Entropy and the Time Evolution of Macroscopic Systems

*Walter T. Grandy, Jr.*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199546176
- eISBN:
- 9780191720161
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546176.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is based on the premise that the entropy concept, a fundamental element of probability theory as logic governs all of the thermal physics, both equilibrium and nonequilibrium. The ... More

## Equations of Motion in General Relativity

*Hideki Asada, Toshifumi Futamase, and Peter Hogan*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199584109
- eISBN:
- 9780191723421
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584109.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book focuses attention on two aspects of equations of motion in general relativity: the motion of extended bodies(stars) and the motion of small black holes. The objective is to offer a guide to ... More