Street Fighting Mathematics

Author: Sanjoy Mahajan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262265591
Size: 57.74 MB
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This engaging book is an antidote to the rigor mortis brought on by too much mathematical rigor, teaching us how to guess answers without needing a proof or an exact calculation.In Street-Fighting Mathematics, Sanjoy Mahajan builds, ...

Back Of The Envelope Physics

Author: Clifford Swartz
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801872631
Size: 63.85 MB
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"A physics educator's coffee-table book -- a delightful and instructive accessory to an introductory physics course." -- Physics World

Networks Of The Brain

Author: Olaf Sporns
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262288927
Size: 35.70 MB
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Highlighting the many emerging points of contact between neuroscience and network science, the book serves to introduce network theory to neuroscientists and neuroscience to those working on theoretical network models.

Gases Liquids And Solids

Author: D. Tabor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521406673
Size: 46.99 MB
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This is the third edition of a well-established and highly successful undergraduate text. The content of the second edition has been reworked and added to wherever necessary.

Scaling Self Similarity And Intermediate Asymptotics

Author: G. I. Barenblatt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521435222
Size: 28.28 MB
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The book begins from a non-traditional exposition of dimensional analysis, physical similarity theory and general theory of scaling phenomena. Classical examples of scaling phenomena are presented.

Plasma Physics

Author: Richard Fitzpatrick
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466594276
Size: 19.94 MB
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This book looks at non-relativistic, fully ionized, nondegenerate, quasi-neutral, and weakly coupled plasma.

How Many Licks

Author: Aaron Santos
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762435607
Size: 67.85 MB
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Draws on Enrico Fermi's theory of approximation in a series of word puzzles that demonstrates how to build on available information to extrapolate numeric solutions, calculating such random conundrums as the number of licks to the center of ...

Technology Matters

Author: David E. Nye
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250748
Size: 42.96 MB
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Perhaps this is because we are intimate with devices and machines from an early age -- as children, we play with technological toys: trucks, cars, stoves, telephones, model railroads, Playstations.