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This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the principles and applications of quantum mechanics with equal emphasis on concept building and problem solving. The book follows an integrated approach to expose the students to applications of quantum mechanics in both physics and chemistry streams. A chapter is devoted to biological applications as well, to evince the interest of the students pursuing courses in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. Such unique organization of the book makes it suitable for both Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Chemistry courses, where the common areas like molecular structure and spectroscopy are emphasized. The book, in its second edition, continues to serve as an ideal textbook for the first-year postgraduate students of both physics and chemistry as well as for senior undergraduate students pursuing honours courses in these disciplines. It has been thoroughly revised and enlarged with the introduction of a new chapter on “Quantum Statistics and Planck's Law of Black-Body Radiation”, some important sections in various chapters and more worked-out examples. The book helps students learn difficult concepts of quantum mechanics with simpler mathematics and intuitive language, but without sacrificing rigour. It has informal classroom type approach suitable for self-learning. Key Features • Gives about 200 worked-out examples and chapter-end problems with hints and answers related to different areas of modern science including biology. • Highlights important technological developments based on Quantum Mechanics, such as electron microscope, scanning tunnelling microscope, lasers, Raman spectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR). • Provides adequate number of illustrations. • Includes detailed mathematical derivations separately in Appendices for a more rigorous approach.
 English physicist and mathematician, Sir Isaac Newton is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time. Newton’s book ‘Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica’ laid the foundations for classical mechanics and ‘Optiks’ made seminal contributions to modern physical optics. This comprehensive eBook presents Newton’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Newton’s life and works

* New introductions, specially written for this collection, by Professor Kenneth Richard Seddon, OBE (QUILL, The Queen’s University of Belfast)

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Key works are fully illustrated with their original diagrams

* Features three biographies - discover Newton’s intriguing life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and genres


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CONTENTS:


Scientific Works

PHILOSOPHIÆ NATURALIS PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA

THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY (MOTTE TRANSLATION)

OPTICKS


Theological Works

THE CHRONOLOGY OF ANCIENT KINGDOMS AMENDED

OBSERVATIONS ON DANIEL AND THE APOCALYPSE OF ST. JOHN

AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF TWO NOTABLE CORRUPTIONS OF SCRIPTURE


The Biographies

MEMOIRS OF SIR ISAAC NEWTON’S LIFE by William Stukeley

SIR ISAAC NEWTON by Sarah K. Bolton

SIR ISAAC NEWTON by Henry Martyn Taylor


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This revised edition of an extremely clear Navy training manual leaves nothing to be desired in its presentation. Thorough in its coverage of basic theory, from the lever and inclined plane to internal combustion engines and power trains, it requires nothing more than an understanding of the most elementary mathematics.
Beginning with the simplest of machines — the lever — the text proceeds to discussions of the block and tackle (pulleys and hoists), wheel and axle, the inclined plane and the wedge, the screw, and different types of gears (simple, spur, bevel, herringbone, spiral, worm, etc.). A chapter on the concept of work discusses the measurement of work, friction, and efficiency; this is followed by investigations of power, force, and pressure, with explanations of the uses of scales, balances, gauges, and barometers. The fundamentals of hydrostatic and hydraulic machines (such as the hydraulic braking system and the hydraulic press) are discussed in detail.
The remaining chapters cover machine elements (bearings and springs), basic mechanisms (gear differential, couplings, cams, clutches), the internal combustion engine and power trains (including explanations of various transmission systems — synchromesh, auxiliary, etc.).
Every concept is clearly defined, and discussions always build easily from elementary theory to specific applications familiar to anyone with the slightest interest in mechanics. Important concepts, machine components, and techniques are clearly illustrated in more than 200 diagrams, drawings, and cross-sections that reveal inner workings — all of these help to clarify even further an already clear and well-organized presentation.
Although it was originally designed for use in U.S. Naval Training Schools, this book can be used to great advantage as a basic text in mechanical engineering in standard technical schools, and it will be immensely valuable even to lay readers who desire a basic knowledge of mechanics.
The objects of the American Meteorological Society are "the development and dissemination of knowledge of meteorology in all its phases and applications, and the advancement of its professional ideals." The organization of the Society took place in affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Saint Louis, Missouri, December 29, 1919, and its incorporation, at Washington, D. C., January 21, 1920. The work of the Society is carried on by the Bulletin, the Journal, and Meteorological Monographs, by papers and discussions at meetings of the Society, through the offices of the Secretary and the Executive Secretary, and by correspondence. All of the Americas are represented in the membership of the Society as well as many foreign countries.e Base, Washington, D. C./divVice-President: FREDERIC A. BERRY, M.S., Rear Admiral,U.S.N. (Ret.), Aerometric Research Inc., Goleta,Calif.Secretary: THOMAS F. MALONE, Sc.D., Director of Research,The Travelers Insurance Companies, Hart·ford, Conn.Treasurer: HENRY DEC. WARD, A.B., Vice-President, Eatonand Howard, Inc., Boston, Mass.Executive Secretary: .KENNETH C. SPENGLER, A.B., S Joy St., Boston 8, Mass.COUNCILORSHoRACE R. BYERS, Sc.D., Professor and Chairman, Dept.of Meteorology, University of Chicago, Chicago,Ill. (Past President, 1952-54, ex-officio Councilor.)ARTHUR F. MEREWETHER, S.M., Superintendent of WeatherServices, American Airlines, Inc., New York, N. Y.(Past President, 1954-56, ex-officio Councilor.)Terms expire in 1958PHIL E. CHURCH, Ph.D., Professor and Executive Officer,Dept. of Meteorology and Climatology, Universityof Washington, Seattle, Wash.HENRY G. HouGHTON, Sc.D. (Hon.), Professor and Head,Dept. of Meteorology, Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology, Cambridge, Mass.ALFRED H. GLENN, M.S., Director, A. H. Glenn and Associates,New Orleans, La.JACK C. THOMPSON, A.B., Scientific Services Division, U.S.Weather Bureau, Washington, D. C.JAMES E. MILLER, M.S., Professor of Meteorology, NewYork University, New York, N. Y.Terms expire in 1959HARRY WEXLER, Sc.D., Director of Meteorological Re- PHIUP D. THOMPSON, Sc.D., Lieutenant Colonel, U.S.A.F.,search, U. S. Weather Bureau, Washington, D. C. Chief, Development Section, Joint NumericalJoSEPH J. GEORGE, Superintendent of Meteorology, East- Weather Prediction Unit, Suitland, Md.ern Air Lines, Atlanta, Ga. WERNER A. BAUM, Ph.D., Professor and Head, Dept. ofHELMUT E. LANDSBERG, Ph.D., Director, Office of Climatol- Meteorology, Florida State University, Tallahassee,ogy, U.S. Weather Bureau, Washington, D. C. Fla.Terms expire in 1960GEORGE P. CREssMAN, Ph.D., Director, Joint NumericalWeather Prediction Unit, Suitlan , Md.] oHN C. BELLAMY, Ph.D., Associate Director, Research LaboratoriesDivision, Cook Electric Co., Chicago, Ill.RICHARD A. CRAIG, Sc.D., Section Chief, AtmosphericAnalysis Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge ResearchCenter, Boston, Massachusetts.GORDON D. CARTWRIGHT, B.S., Chief, Station Facilitiesand Observations Division, U. S. Weather Bureau,Washington, D. C.RoBERT G. FLEAGLE, Ph.D., Professor of Meteorology andClimatology, University of Washington, Seattle,Wash.PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEEJ. M. AuSTIN, ChairmanD. M. LUDLUM, ex-officioHORACE R. BYERSWILUAM R. GOMMELWERNER A. BAUM, ex-officioJ. J. GEORGEMembership Dues and PrivilegesMALCOLM RIGBY, ex-officioIn January 1945, the American Meteorological Society was reorganized as a professional Society and a professionalmembership classification created. Qualifications for professional membership may be obtained fromthe Executive Secretary's office. In October 1951, additional membership classifications of Associate Memberand Student Member were created. The yearly dues for the types of membership available in the Society are:Associate Member, $3.00; Student Member, $5.00; Member, $7.00; Professional Member, $12.00; CorporationMember, $100.00. Any member contributing five dollars or more annually over and above his dues is listedas a Contributor. Any one contributing one hundred dollars or more annually is listed as a Patron. Allmembers except Associate Members of the Society receive the Bulletin, the official organ of the Society. Professionalmembers and corporation members also receive the journal of Meteorology. All members of the Societyreceive the popular publication, W eatherwise. Eight or ten national meetings and conferences are heldeach year. Numerous local branches are organized in cities throughout this country and abroad. All membersof the Society are free to use the facilities of the Employment Service, Vocational and Educational Guidance.All inquiries concerning membership, subscriptions, national and local meetings, purchasing or borrowingof meteorological literature, should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, 3 Joy Street, Boston 8,Massachusetts.
Reducing and controlling the level of vibration in a mechanical system leads to an improved work environment and product quality, reduced noise, more economical operation, and longer equipment life. Adequate design is essential for reducing vibrations, while damping and control methods help further reduce and manipulate vibrations when design strategies reach their limits. There are also useful types of vibration, which may require enhancement or control. Vibration Damping, Control, and Design balances theoretical and application-oriented coverage to enable optimal vibration and noise suppression and control in nearly any system.

Drawn from the immensely popular Vibration and Shock Handbook, each expertly crafted chapter of this book includes convenient summary windows, tables, graphs, and lists to provide ready access to the important concepts and results. Working systematically from general principles to specific applications, coverage spans from theory and experimental techniques in vibration damping to isolation, passive control, active control, and structural dynamic modification. The book also discusses specific issues in designing for and controlling vibrations and noise such as regenerative chatter in machine tools, fluid-induced vibration, hearing and psychological effects, instrumentation for monitoring, and statistical energy analysis. This carefully edited work strikes a balance between practical considerations, design issues, and experimental techniques.

Complemented by design examples and case studies, Vibration Damping, Control, and Design builds a deep understanding of the concepts and demonstrates how to apply these principles to real systems.
Classical dynamics is traditionally treated as an early stage in the development of physics, a stage that has long been superseded by more ambitious theories. Here, in this book, classical dynamics is treated as a subject on its own as well as a research frontier. Incorporating insights gained over the past several decades, the essential principles of classical dynamics are presented, while demonstrating that a number of key results originally considered only in the context of quantum theory and particle physics, have their foundations in classical dynamics.

Graduate students in physics and practicing physicists will welcome the present approach to classical dynamics that encompasses systems of particles, free and interacting fields, and coupled systems. Lie groups and Lie algebras are incorporated at a basic level and are used in describing space-time symmetry groups. There is an extensive discussion on constrained systems, Dirac brackets and their geometrical interpretation. The Lie-algebraic description of dynamical systems is discussed in detail, and Poisson brackets are developed as a realization of Lie brackets. Other topics include treatments of classical spin, elementary relativistic systems in the classical context, irreducible realizations of the Galileo and Poincaré groups, and hydrodynamics as a Galilean field theory. Students will also find that this approach that deals with problems of manifest covariance, the no-interaction theorem in Hamiltonian mechanics and the structure of action-at-a-distance theories provides all the essential preparatory groundwork for a passage to quantum field theory.

This reprinting of the original text published in 1974 is a testimony to the vitality of the contents that has remained relevant over nearly half a century.

In order to equip hopeful graduate students with the knowledge necessary to pass the qualifying examination, the authors have assembled and solved standard and original problems from major American universities – Boston University, University of Chicago, University of Colorado at Boulder, Columbia, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, Michigan State, Michigan Tech, MIT, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford, Stony Brook, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison – and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. A wide range of material is covered and comparisons are made between similar problems of different schools to provide the student with enough information to feel comfortable and confident at the exam. Guide to Physics Problems is published in two volumes: this book, Part 2, covers Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Mechanics; Part 1, covers Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics.

Praise for A Guide to Physics Problems: Part 2: Thermodynamics, Statistical Physics, and Quantum Mechanics:

"... A Guide to Physics Problems, Part 2 not only serves an important function, but is a pleasure to read. By selecting problems from different universities and even different scientific cultures, the authors have effectively avoided a one-sided approach to physics. All the problems are good, some are very interesting, some positively intriguing, a few are crazy; but all of them stimulate the reader to think about physics, not merely to train you to pass an exam. I personally received considerable pleasure in working the problems, and I would guess that anyone who wants to be a professional physicist would experience similar enjoyment. ... This book will be a great help to students and professors, as well as a source of pleasure and enjoyment." (From Foreword by Max Dresden)

"An excellent resource for graduate students in physics and, one expects, also for their teachers." (Daniel Kleppner, Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT)

"A nice selection of problems ... Thought-provoking, entertaining, and just plain fun to solve." (Giovanni Vignale, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri at Columbia)

"Interesting indeed and enjoyable. The problems are ingenious and their solutions very informative. I would certainly recommend it to all graduate students and physicists in general ... Particularly useful for teachers who would like to think about problems to present in their course." (Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University)

"A very thoroughly assembled, interesting set of problems that covers the key areas of physics addressed by Ph.D. qualifying exams. ... Will prove most useful to both faculty and students. Indeed, I plan to use this material as a source of examples and illustrations that will be worked into my lectures." (Douglas Mills, University of California at Irvine)

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