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Physics and Physical Chemistry

The Optical Principles
of The Diffraction of Xrays R. W. James
State  Volume II, this book contains a detailed presentation
of the mathematical methods used to determine molecular structure
from diffraction patterns.
CONTENTS: The Geometrical Theory of Diffraction by SpaceLattices
The Intensity of Reflection of XRays by Crystals
The Atomic Scattering Factor The Anomalous Scattering
and Dispersion of XRays The Influence of Temperature
on the Diffraction of XRays by Crystals Experimental Tests
of the Intensity Formulae The Use of Fourier Series in
Crystal Analysis Laue's Development of the Dynamcial
Theory: Kossel Lines The Scattering of XRays by Gases,
Liquids, Small Crystals and its Relationship to Diffraction
by Amorphous Material.
664 + xvi pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
Reprint of 1962 edition.
Cloth $85. ISBN
0918024234 


The Collected
Papers of Peter J. W. Debye
Peter Debye has left his mark on the science of physical chemistry
like no other scientist since J. Willard Gibbs. The fiftyone
papers in this volume are presented in the original English
for his later writings, and in translation from the German
for his earlier work. Among the areas pioneered by Debye and
covered in this collection are XRay Scattering, Dipole Moments,
Electrolyte Theory, and Light Scattering. Debye was awarded
the 1936 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
700 + xxi pages, 8 1/2 x 11.
Reprint of first edition published
in 1954.
Cloth $95. ISBN
0918024587 


Foundations of Bioenergetics
Harold J. Morowitz
This book presents those aspects of thermal physics necessary
for understanding bioenergetics. Material is carefully introduced
as: definitions, empirical generalizations, postulates, and
logical inferences from the preceding three categories. Included
are classical thermodynamics, information theory, statistical
mechanics, ecological energetics, and irreversible thermodynamics.
A complete background is provided for the biologist or biochemist
desiring an indepth understanding of the physical foundations
of the subject.
CONTENTS: Energy Temperature The Measurability
of Energy The Second Law of Thermodynamics Entropy
Information Statistical Mechanics Connecting
Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics Information
Theory Considerations FreeEnergy Functions
Radiant Energy The Free Energy of Cells and Tissue
Kinetics and Cycles Ecological Energetics
Applications of the Gibbs Free Energy Thermal Energy
Thermal Measurements InformationEntropy Formalism
in Biology Irreversible Thermodynamics Fluctuations
Applications of Irreverible Theory Osmotic Flow
179 + ix pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
Published in 1978 by Academic Press.
Cloth $55. ISBN
0125072503 


A Treatise on Analytical
Dynamics
L. A. Pars
This book is a very thorough treatment of classical mechanics
from an advanced viewpoint.
CONTENTS: Motion of a particle Dynamical Systems
The first form of the fundamental equation The second
and third forms of the fundamental equation Lagrangian
coordinates Lagrange's equations The theory
of rotations First applications of Lagrange's equations
The theory of vibrations Further applications
of Lagrange's equations Variable mass The GibbsAppell
equations Applications of the GibbsAppell equations
Impulsive motion The sixth form of the fundamental
equation The HamiltonJacoby theorem Separable
systems with n degrees of freedom Systems with one
degree of freedom, motion near a singular point Systems
with one degree of freedom, the cyclic characteristics
Systems with n degrees of freedom, properties of the characteristics
Hamilton's equations Motion in the neighborhood
of a given motion, stability in motion Contact transformations
Transformation theory Variation principles
The principle of Least Action The restricted problem
of three bodies The problem of three bodies
Periodic orbits.
641 + xxi pages, 7 1/2 x 11.
Reprint of first edition published
1965.
Cloth $95. ISBN
0918024072 


Atoms
Jean Perrin
In the first years of the 20th century the theory of Brownian
motion and experiments on electronic charge, radioactivity,
and blackbody radiation made the atomic nature of matter
an increasingly persuasive hypothesis. Jean Perrin's experiments
on Brownian motion and particle diffusion provided a confirmation
of Einstein's theory, which depended on the molecularkinetic
view of matter. Perrin gathered the available information
into his 1913 book Les Atomes. This masterpiece eliminated
all objection to atomicity. Its message reverberates to the
core of modern chemistry, physics, and biology. This work
brings together sixteen different ways of determining Avogadro's
number. There is no comparable book in science. Perrin received
the 1926 Nobel prize in physics.
CONTENTS: Chemistry and the Atomic Theory Molecular
Agitation The Brownian MovementEmulsions The
Laws of the Brownian Movement Fluctuations Light
and Quanta The Atom of Electricity The Genesis
and Destruction of Atoms
232 + xvi pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
Reprint of second English edition published
1923.
Paper $25. ISBN
091802479X
Cloth $42. ISBN 0918024781 


Foundations of Physics
R. Bruce Lindsay
Henry Margenau
Thousands of students of physics have found "Lindsay
and Margenau" an indispensable work in understanding
their subject. How can a classic work retain its freshness
in such a fast moving field? The answer lies in the word "Foundations"
in the title. In a unique and lasting way these two authors
have probed the postulates of physics, the mathematical techniques
employed, and the methods of relating theory to experiment.
CONTENTS: The Meaning of a Physical Theory Space and
Time in Physics The Foundation of Mechanics
Probability and Some of its Applications The Statistical
Point of View The Physics of Continua The Electron
Theory and Special Relativity The General Theory of
Relativity Quantum Mechanics The Problem of
Causality
542 + xvi pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
Reprint of first edition published
in 1936.
Paper $35. ISBN
091802417X 


Philosophical Problems of Quantum
Physics
Werner Heisenberg
Werner Heisenberg was one of a small group who created the science
of quantum physics. These essays, which originally appeared
under the title Philosophical Problems of Nuclear Science, present
an illuminating view of the development and significance of
quantum theory.
CONTENTS: Recent Changes in the Foundation of Exact Science
On the History of the Physical Interpretation of Nature
Questions of Principle in Modern Physics Ideas
of the Natural Philosophy of Ancient Times in Modern Physics
The Teachings of Goethe and Newton on Colour in the Light
of Modern Physics On the Unity of the Scientific Outlook
on Nature Fundamental Problems of Presentday Atomic
Physics Science as a Means of International Understanding
126 pages, 6 x 9.
Reprint of first English edition published
1952.
Paper $18. ISBN
0918024153
Cloth $30. ISBN 0918024145 

Philosophical Writings of Niels
Bohr 

Volume I:
Atomic Theory and the Description
of Nature
Written from 19251929, these essays explain to a general audience
the details of the emerging theory in physics. These writings
illuminate the transition from classical physics to quantum
theory, and probe the philosophical consequences of this transition.
119 + viii pages, 6 x 9.
Reprint of first English edition published
in 1934.
Paper $18. ISBN
0918024501
Cloth $30. ISBN 091802451X 


Volume II:
Essays 19321957
on Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge
This volume extends the new physics and its underlying epistemology
to inquire into the nature of biology, anthropology, and philosophy.
Bohr explores the possibilities and limitations of human thought
in a variety of fields. This volume also contains the famous
1949 essay, "Discussion with Einstein."
101 + viii pages, 6 x 9.
Reprint of first English edition published
in 1958.
Paper $18. ISBN
0918024528
Cloth $30. ISBN 0918024536 


Volume III:
Essays 19581962
on Atomic Physics and Human Knowledge
Bohr here states his mature views on such subjects as complementarity,
the limitations of human knowledge, and the problems that arise
in biology from "the practically inexhaustible complexity
of the organism." Included are anecdotes on the entire
pantheon of scientists who changed, at the deepest level, the
frontiers of knowledge in our time.
100 + x pages, 6 x 9.
Reprint of first English edition published
in 1963.
Paper $18. ISBN
0918024544
Cloth $30. ISBN 0918024552 


Volume IV:
Causality and Complementarity
Supplementary papers edited by Jan Faye and Henry J. Folse
In volumes I, II, and III Bohr collected his major philosophical
ideas. In this volume, scholars Faye and Folse have carefully
reviewed all of Bohr's writings to select additional works
that expand our understanding of the subtleties of his thinking
in the philosophical foundations of physics and other areas
of modern thought.
192 + x pages, 6 x 9.
First published in 1999.
Paper $20. ISBN
1881987132
Cloth $40. ISBN 1881987140 
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