|Stress Waves in Solids |
by H. Kolsky
The most readable survey of the theoretical core of current knowledge available. The author gives a concise account of the classical theory necessary to an understanding of the subject and considers how this theory has been extended to solids.
|Theoretical Kinematics |
by O. Bottema, B. Roth
Classic, comprehensive treatment covers Euclidean displacements; instantaneous kinematics; two-position, three-position, four-and-more position theory; special motions; multiparameter motions; kinematics in other geometries; and special mathematical methods.
|Physics of Shock Waves and High-Temperature Hydrodynamic Phenomena |
by Ya. B. Zel’dovich, Yu. P. Raizer
Physical, chemical processes in gases at high temperatures are focus of outstanding text, which combines material from gas dynamics, shock-wave theory, thermodynamics and statistical physics, other fields. 284 illustrations. 1966–1967 edition.
|Elements of Gas Dynamics |
by H. W. Liepmann, A. Roshko
First-rate text covers thermodynamics, one-dimensional gas dynamics and one-dimensional wave motion, waves in supersonic flow, flow in ducts and wind tunnels, methods of measurement, the equations of frictionless flow, small-perturbation theory, and more.
|Engineering Magnetohydrodynamics |
by George W. Sutton, Arthur Sherman
This three-part treatment deals mainly with properties of ionized gases in magnetic and electric fields; addresses macroscopic motion of electrically conducting compressible fluids; and explores applications of magnetohydrodynamics. 1965 edition.
|The Equations of Radiation Hydrodynamics |
by Gerald C. Pomraning
Graduate-level text examines propagation of thermal radiation through a fluid and effects on hydrodynamics of fluid motion, including formulations of radiative transfer and relativistic effects of fluid motion. 1973 edition.
|Foundations of Radiation Hydrodynamics |
by Dimitri Mihalas, Barbara Weibel Mihalas
Excellent, informative volume focuses on dynamics of nonradiating fluids, problems involving waves, shocks and stellar winds, physics of radiation, radiation transport, and the dynamics of radiating fluids. 1984 edition.
by Sir Horace Lamb
A classic presentation of the subject and a standard reference, unexcelled for its exposition of fundamental theorems, equations, and detailed methods of solution. 1932 edition.
|Microhydrodynamics: Principles and Selected Applications |
by Sangtae Kim, Seppo J. Karrila
Appropriate for graduate students, this text explains analytical and computational methods for solving problems related to motion of particles through flow of a viscous fluid. 99 figures. 47 tables. 1991 edition.
|Condensed Matter Physics |
by A. Isihara
More than a graduate text and advanced research guide on condensed matter physics, this volume emphasizes applications to a variety of systems rather than theoretical derivations and techniques. 1991 edition.
|Fundamentals of Mathematical Physics |
by Edgar A. Kraut
Indispensable for students of modern physics, this text provides the necessary background in mathematics to study the concepts of electromagnetic theory and quantum mechanics. 1967 edition.
|Introduction to the Physics of Fluids and Solids |
by James S. Trefil
This interesting, informative survey by a well-known science author ranges from classical physics and geophysical topics, from the rings of Saturn and the rotation of the galaxy to underground nuclear tests. 1975 edition.
|Mathematical Physics: A Popular Introduction |
by Francis Bitter
Reader-friendly guide offers illustrative examples of the rules of physical science and how they were formulated. Direct, nontechnical terms explain methods of fact gathering, analysis, and experimentation. 60 figures. 1963 edition.
|Mathematical Tools for Physics |
by James Nearing
Encouraging students' development of intuition, this original work begins with a review of basic mathematics and advances to infinite series, complex algebra, differential equations, Fourier series, and more. 2010 edition.
|Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics |
by Frederick W. Byron, Jr., Robert W. Fuller
Graduate-level text offers unified treatment of mathematics applicable to many branches of physics. Theory of vector spaces, analytic function theory, theory of integral equations, group theory, more. Many problems. Bibliography.
|Nonstandard Methods in Stochastic Analysis and Mathematical Physics |
by Sergio Albeverio, Jens Erik Fenstad, Raphael Høegh-Krohn, Tom Lindstrøm
Two-part treatment begins with a self-contained introduction to the subject, followed by applications to stochastic analysis and mathematical physics. "A welcome addition." — Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 1986 edition.
|Perturbation Techniques in Mathematics, Engineering and Physics |
by Richard Bellman
Graduate students receive a stimulating introduction to analytical approximation techniques for solving differential equations in this text, which introduces scientifically significant problems and indicates useful solutions. 1966 edition.
|Physics of Waves |
by William C. Elmore, Mark A. Heald
Ideal as a classroom text or for individual study, this unique one-volume overview of classical wave theory covers wave phenomena of acoustics, optics, electromagnetic radiations, and more.
|Statistical Physics |
by Gregory H. Wannier
Classic text combines thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory in one unified presentation. Topics include equilibrium statistics of special systems, kinetic theory, transport coefficients, and fluctuations. Problems with solutions. 1966 edition.
|Theoretical Nuclear Physics |
by John M. Blatt, Victor F. Weisskopf
An uncommonly clear and cogent investigation and correlation of key aspects of theoretical nuclear physics by leading experts: the nucleus, nuclear forces, nuclear spectroscopy, two-, three- and four-body problems, nuclear reactions, beta-decay and nuclear shell structure.