Mechanics

This classic introductory text features hundreds of applications and design problems that illuminate fundamentals of trusses, loaded beams and cables, and related areas. Includes 334 answered problems.

Mechanics

This classic introductory text features hundreds of applications and design problems that illuminate fundamentals of trusses, loaded beams and cables, and related areas. Includes 334 answered problems.

Continuum Mechanics

Undergraduate text offers an analysis of deformation and stress, covers laws of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy, and surveys the formulation of mechanical constitutive equations. 1992 edition.

Continuum Mechanics

Undergraduate text offers an analysis of deformation and stress, covers laws of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy, and surveys the formulation of mechanical constitutive equations. 1992 edition.

Quantum Mechanics

"This volume serves as a text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics as well as a reference for professionals.

Quantum Mechanics

"This volume serves as a text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics as well as a reference for professionals. Clear in its presentation and scrupulous in its attention to detail, the treatment orginally appeared in a two-volume French edition."--Back cover.

Sources of Quantum Mechanics

Originally published: Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1967.

Sources of Quantum Mechanics

Originally published: Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1967.

Classical Mechanics

Applications not usually taught in physics courses include theory of space-charge limited currents, atmospheric drag, motion of meteoritic dust, variational principles in rocket motion, transfer functions, much more. 1960 edition.

Classical Mechanics

Applications not usually taught in physics courses include theory of space-charge limited currents, atmospheric drag, motion of meteoritic dust, variational principles in rocket motion, transfer functions, much more. 1960 edition.

Mechanics

Mechanics


Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Four helpful Appendixes supplement the text. Dover (2014) republication of the edition originally published by Allyn and Bacon, Inc., Boston, 1970. See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com

Quantum Mechanics with Applications

This introductory text emphasizes Feynman's development of path integrals and its application to wave theory for particles. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students of physics, the well-written, clear, and rigorous text was written by two of the nation's leading authorities on quantum physics. A solid foundation in quantum mechanics and atomic physics is assumed. Early chapters provide background in the mathematical treatment and particular properties of ordinary wave motion that also apply to particle motion. The close relation of quantum theory to physical optics is stressed. Subsequent sections emphasize the physical consequences of a wave theory of material properties, and they offer extensive applications in atomic physics, nuclear physics, solid state physics, and diatomic molecules. Four helpful Appendixes supplement the text. Dover (2014) republication of the edition originally published by Allyn and Bacon, Inc., Boston, 1970. See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics

Four concise, brilliant lectures on mathematical methods in quantum mechanics from Nobel Prize–winning quantum pioneer build on idea of visualizing quantum theory through the use of classical mechanics.

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics

Four concise, brilliant lectures on mathematical methods in quantum mechanics from Nobel Prize–winning quantum pioneer build on idea of visualizing quantum theory through the use of classical mechanics.

Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

This graduate-level text introduces fundamentals of classical mechanics; surveys basics of quantum mechanics; and concludes with a look at group theory and quantum mechanics of the atom. 1963 edition.

Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

This graduate-level text introduces fundamentals of classical mechanics; surveys basics of quantum mechanics; and concludes with a look at group theory and quantum mechanics of the atom. 1963 edition.

Theoretical Physics

Among the finest, most comprehensive treatments of theoretical physics ever written, this classic volume comprises a superb introduction to the main branches of the discipline and offers solid grounding for further research in a variety of ...

Theoretical Physics

Among the finest, most comprehensive treatments of theoretical physics ever written, this classic volume comprises a superb introduction to the main branches of the discipline and offers solid grounding for further research in a variety of fields. Students will find no better one-volume coverage of so many essential topics; moreover, since its first publication, the book has been substantially revised and updated with additional material on Bessel functions, spherical harmonics, superconductivity, elastomers, and other subjects. The first four chapters review mathematical topics needed by theoretical and experimental physicists (vector analysis, mathematical representation of periodic phenomena, theory of vibrations and waves, theory of functions of a complex variable, the calculus of variations, and more). This material is followed by exhaustive coverage of mechanics (including elasticity and fluid mechanics, as well as relativistic mechanics), a highly detailed treatment of electromagnetic theory, and thorough discussions of thermodynamics, kinetic theory and statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Now available for the first time in paperback, this wide-ranging overview also contains an extensive 40-page appendix which provides detailed solutions to the numerous exercises included throughout the text. Although first published over 50 years ago, the book remains a solid, comprehensive survey, so well written and carefully planned that undergraduates as well as graduate students of theoretical and experimental physics will find it an indispensable reference they will turn to again and again.

Theoretical Physics

This authoritative volume by a renowned Russian scientist offers advanced students a thorough background in theoretical physics. The treatment's review of basic methods takes an approach that's as rigorous and systematic as it is practical.

Theoretical Physics

This authoritative volume by a renowned Russian scientist offers advanced students a thorough background in theoretical physics. The treatment's review of basic methods takes an approach that's as rigorous and systematic as it is practical. Chiefly devoted to mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics, this book stresses atomic, nuclear, and microscopic matters. Subjects include the quantum theories of radiation, dispersal, and scattering and the application of statistical mechanics to electromagnetic fields and crystalline bodies. Particularly strong in its coverage of statistical physics, the text examines Boltzmann statistics, Bose and Fermi distributions, Gibbs statistics, thermodynamic quantities, thermodynamic properties of ideal gases in Boltzmann statistics, fluctuations, phase equilibrium, weak solutions, chemical equilibria, and surface phenomena. Many of the 137 exercises feature complete solutions. Translated by George Yankovsky under the author's supervision.

The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

This is the definitive treatise on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics.

The Principles of Statistical Mechanics

This is the definitive treatise on the fundamentals of statistical mechanics. A concise exposition of classical statistical mechanics is followed by a thorough elucidation of quantum statistical mechanics: postulates, theorems, statistical ensembles, changes in quantum mechanical systems with time, and more. The final two chapters discuss applications of statistical mechanics to thermodynamic behavior. 1930 edition.

Lecture Notes on Newtonian Mechanics

R. Abraham, J.E. Marsden, Foundations of Mechanics (AMS Chelsea, Providence, 2008) 2. ... Dover Books on Physics (Dover, New York, 1995) D. Gregory, Classical Mechanics (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2006) W. Greiner, ...

Lecture Notes on Newtonian Mechanics

One could make the claim that all branches of physics are basically generalizations of classical mechanics. It is also often the first course which is taught to physics students. The approach of this book is to construct an intermediate discipline between general courses of physics and analytical mechanics, using more sophisticated mathematical tools. The aim of this book is to prepare a self-consistent and compact text that is very useful for teachers as well as for independent study.

Quantum Mechanics

Acclaimed as "excellent" (Nature) and "very original and refreshing" (Physics Today), this collection of self-contained studies is geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

Quantum Mechanics

Acclaimed as "excellent" (Nature) and "very original and refreshing" (Physics Today), this collection of self-contained studies is geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Its broad selection of topics includes the Mössbauer effect, many-body quantum mechanics, scattering theory, Feynman diagrams, and relativistic quantum mechanics. Author Harry J. Lipkin, a well-known teacher at Israel's Weizmann Institute, takes an unusual approach by introducing many interesting physical problems and mathematical techniques at a much earlier point than in conventional texts. This method enables students to observe the physical implications and useful applications of quantum theory before mastering the formalism in detail, and it provides them with new mathematical tools at an earlier stage for use in subsequent problems.

Strength of Materials

Developed at MIT, this distinguished introductory text is popular at engineering schools around the world.

Strength of Materials

Developed at MIT, this distinguished introductory text is popular at engineering schools around the world. It also serves as a refresher and reference for professionals. In addition to coverage of customary elementary subjects (tension, torsion, bending, etc.), it features advanced material on engineering methods and applications, plus 350 problems and answers. 1949 edition.

Philosophic Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Written by an internationally renowned philosopher, this volume offers a three-part philosophical interpretation of quantum physics.

Philosophic Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Written by an internationally renowned philosopher, this volume offers a three-part philosophical interpretation of quantum physics. The first part reviews the basics of quantum mechanics; the second outlines the mathematical methods of quantum mechanics; and the third section develops a variety of interpretations of quantum mechanics. 1944 edition.

Geometric Continuum Mechanics and Induced Beam Theories

P. Chadwick, Continuum Mechanics: Concise Theory and Problems. Dover Books on Physics (Dover Publications, New York, 1999) 14. G.A. Holzapfel, Nonlinear Solid Mechanics: A Continuum Approach for Engineering (Wiley, New York, 2001) 15.

Geometric Continuum Mechanics and Induced Beam Theories

This research monograph discusses novel approaches to geometric continuum mechanics and introduces beams as constraint continuous bodies. In the coordinate free and metric independent geometric formulation of continuum mechanics as well as for beam theories, the principle of virtual work serves as the fundamental principle of mechanics. Based on the perception of analytical mechanics that forces of a mechanical system are defined as dual quantities to the kinematical description, the virtual work approach is a systematic way to treat arbitrary mechanical systems. Whereas this methodology is very convenient to formulate induced beam theories, it is essential in geometric continuum mechanics when the assumptions on the physical space are relaxed and the space is modeled as a smooth manifold. The book addresses researcher and graduate students in engineering and mathematics interested in recent developments of a geometric formulation of continuum mechanics and a hierarchical development of induced beam theories.

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics


Primer of Quantum Mechanics

Introductory text examines classical quantum bead on a track: state and representations; operator eigenvalues; harmonic oscillator and bound bead in a symmetric force field; bead in spherical shell. 1992 edition.

Primer of Quantum Mechanics

Introductory text examines classical quantum bead on a track: state and representations; operator eigenvalues; harmonic oscillator and bound bead in a symmetric force field; bead in spherical shell. 1992 edition.

Quantum Mechanics in Hilbert Space

A rigorous, critical presentation of the mathematics of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, this text is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in functional analysis. Exercises, hints, solutions. 1981 edition.

Quantum Mechanics in Hilbert Space

A rigorous, critical presentation of the mathematics of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, this text is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in functional analysis. Exercises, hints, solutions. 1981 edition.