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QUANTUM ELECTRONICS : A Symposium

By Charles H. Townes (Editor)

New York, NY: Columbia Univ Press, 1960. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Maroon linen boards/VG; strong & sound w/edge & surface wear. DJ/None. PO (college library) label & paperclip shadow to fEP. Symposium on the interface between electronics and spectroscopy. Papers & discussions at the Conference on Quantum Electronics---Resonance Phenomena, Sept 14-16, 1959, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research. 606 pgs.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Symposium.

$34.50

PHYSICS AND PHILOSOPHY : The Revolution in Modern Science (Science Library series)

By Heisenberg, Werner; (F.S.C. Northrop, Introduction)

New York, NY: Harper Torchbook/Harper & Row, 1962. Torchbooks TB 549.Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated olive green soft cover/NF w/trace edge rubs & faint creasing to upper front corner. PO label to lower fEP. German mathematician and philosopher Werner Karl Heisenberg (1901 - 76) received the Nobel Prize 1932 for developing a system of quantum mechanics based on matrix algebra and his discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen. In this discourse considers the philosophical implications of new, experiementally verified physical theories and some likely social consequences. How will man now view his position in the universe? What of the response of the rest of the world to what is a Western conceptual change? 11 chapters: I, An Old & New Tradition; II, The History of Quantum Theory; III, The Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Theory; IV, Quantum Theory & the Roots of Atomic Science; V, The Development of Philosophical Ideas Since Decartes in Comparison with the New Situation in Quantum Theory; VI, The Relation of Quantum Theory to Other Parts of Natural Science; VII, The Theory of Relativity; VIII, Criticism & Counterproposals to the Copenhagen Interpretation of Quatum Theory; IX, Quantum Theory & the Structure of Matter; X, Lauguage & Reality in Modern Physics; and, XI, The Role of Modern Physics in Present Development of Human Thinking, followed by an Epilogue by Ruth Nanda Anshen. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY : 3rd Edition : Barnes & Noble College Outline Series, No. 97
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PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY : 3rd Edition : Barnes & Noble College Outline Series, No. 97

By Scott L. Kittsley

New York, NY: Barnes & Noble, 1969. Text/NEW & Bright. Softcover VG; strong & sound w/trace edge wear. PO name to title page. Summary of essentials of physical chemistry designed to supplement and reinforce introductory college course in chemistry with emphasis on mathematical treatment. First published 1955; this 3rd Edition has new chapters on wave mechanics & atomic structure, mechanical structure and the chemical bond, and molecular spectroscopy. 257 pgs, 19 chapters w/review questions followed by 8 appendices (including answers to chapter exercises).. 3rd Edition, Reprint of 1972. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$14.50

THE ACCOUSTICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC
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THE ACCOUSTICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

By Backus, John

New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 1969. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Red linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/None. Small smudge to lower text block. Acoustical basis of music. Treatise based on a course given at the Univ of Southern California. 15 chapters presented in 4 parts. Part I, The Physical & Acoustical Background, Chapt 1, The Fundamental Physical Quantities; 2, Simple Vibrating Systems; 3, Waves & Wave Progagation; 4, Complex Vibrations & Resonance; Part II, The Reception of Musical Sounds, 5, The Ear: Intensity & Loudness Levels; 6, Tone Quality; 7, Frequency & Pitch; 8, Intervals, Scales, Tuning & Temperament; Part III, The Environment of Music, 9, Auditorium & Room Acoustics; and Part IV, The Production of Musical Sounds: Musical Instruments, 10, The String Instruments; 11, The Wood Instruments & Others; 12, The Brass Instruments; 13, The Piano; 14. The Percussion Instruments; and, 15, The Electronic Production of Sound, followed by Appendix: Powers of Ten & Simple Logarithms. . First Edition, 5th Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/No Jacket.

$18.50

HIGHLIGHTS OF MODERN ASTROPHYSICS : Concepts and Controversies

By Stuart L. Shapiro; Saul A. Teukolsky (Editors)

New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright w/faint creasings to pg vii from faulty handling. First Edition, First Printing. Blue linen boards/NF w/trace edge rubs. DJ/Fine. 13 essays from distinguished authorities on major topics in astrophysics, assembled with both professional and lay readers in mind. 389 pgs.with biographical sketches of authors, in 5 parts. Part I, Nuclear Physics & Stellar Evolution: 1, The Synthesis of the Chemical Elements Carbon & Oxygen (William A. Fowler, Nobel 1983); 2, Old & New Neutron Stars (Malvin A. Ruderman); 3, Supernova Theory (Hans A. Bethe, Nobel 1967); 4, Solar Neutrinos (Joh N. Bahcall). Part II, Relativistic Astrophysics: 5, Black Holes: The Membrane Viewpoint (Kip S. Thorne); 6, Jets & Galactic Nuclei (Martin J. Rees); 7, Probes of the Universe (Robert V. Wagoner). Part III, Interstellar Matter: 8, Theory of the Interstellar Medium (George B. Field). Part IV, Observational Astronomy: 9, What's the Matter in Spiral Galaxies? (Vera C. Rubin); 10, Relativistic Motion in Quasars (Marshall H. Cohen); 11, Space Telescope & Cosmology (Riccardo Giacconi). And Part V. Perspectives: 12, What is Astronomy? (Phillip Morrison); and 13, Quick is Beautiful (Freeman Dyson). . First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/Fine. First Edition, First Printing.

$26.50

FISICA MATEMATICA: (Em Portuguese do Brasil)

By Butkov Eugene I.: (Traduzido por Joao Bosco Pitombeira Fernandes de Carvalho)

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Guanabara Dois, 1983. Text/Bright, clean, and NEAR NEW. Softcover/NF; under plastic wraps w/tape residue to front & rear endpapers. PO name to fEP. Portuguese translation of "Mathematical Physics", classic text on applied mathematics in physics by Eugene I. Butkov, First Edition, Addison Wesley, 1968. 725 pgs. 16 chapters.. First Portuguese Edition, 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Text/Portuguese.

$94.50

PHYSICS AND MAN: An Invitation to Modern Physics

By Gerholm, Tor Ragner (Translated from the Swedish)

Totowa, NJ: Bedminster Press, 1967. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG; intact with tattered edges, Gift inscription to fEP. Witty, informative story of physics. Written for inquiring minds with hopes of generating more interest in the field of study, from Swedish nuclear physicist, educator and social commentator Tor Ragnar Gerholm (1925 - 2007). First published in Sweden, 1962; this is the 1967 English translation of the revised edition. 362 pgs. 38 chapters in 5 parts: I, Physics & Society; II, Pons Asinorum; III, Macrocosmos; IV, Mincrocosmos; and V, Symmetry Pinciples: Rules for the Laws of Nature, followed by Postscript. . First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/Very Good. Text/English.

$24.50

THE RISE OF THE NEW PHYSICS: Volume Two: QUANTUM THEORY

By D'Abro, A.

New York, NY: Dover, 1951. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/NF; under mylar. Volume II only of a 2-volume set. History of the science of Physics. Work was first published 1939 under the title "Decline of Mechanism"; this is a Dover reprint of the 2nd Edition w/correctionss by author and new sections of biographical portraits. Sub-title: Its Mathematical & Physical Theories". 982 pgs. Text, being Volume 2, is Part III: The Quantum Theory in chapters XXIII (23) through XLI (41). Backgroun in modern physics w/38 full-page portraits of the scientists.. Volume 2, Dover Reprint. Paperback. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$48.50

FUEL OIL MANUAL: 3rd Edition

By Schmidt, Paul F.

New York, NY: Industrial Press, 1969. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Burnt-orange, linen boards/Fine. DJ/None. PO stamp to fEP & ink mark to rEP. Manual on the properties of fuel oils; possibilities & limitations of each given grade; methos of quality control towards efficient combustion; and how to diagnose troubles. First published1951; this is the 3rd, expanded Edition of 1969. Author Paul Schmidt served as Chief Chemist with Allied Oil. 263 pgs, 18 chapters.. 3rd Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/No Jacket.

$22.50

PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS FOR CHILDREN
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PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS FOR CHILDREN

By Mandell, Muriel

New York, NY: Dover, 1968. Text/BRAND NEW. Softcover/NF w/faint creasings to corner tips. Dover Edition. 1968 unabridged and unaltered republication of "Science for Children". Textbook for classroom and/or home. 7 illustrated chapters show how to prove that air has weight & occupies space, what wind is, how gears, axles & pulleys work, how heat & sound travel, and how to make invisible ink, a periscope, a rainbow, and measure water pressure.. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Illus. by S. Matsuda (Illustrator).

$8.50

STATISTICS

By Meriam, J.l.

New York, NY: John Wiley, 1966. Text/Highlighting to pgs 20, 31, 33, 113, 114-116, else bright & clean. Indigo linen boards/NF. DJ/None. PO stamps to fEP & text edges, and red smudge to lower text edge. LAID IN: 44 pgs, Supplemental Problems (BRAND NEW). Engineering textbook combining theory & practice in developing new structures, machines, devices & processes reference to real materials and governing physical laws. 342 pgs. 7 chapters: 1, Principles of Statistics; 2, Forces & Equilibriums; 3, Structures; 4, Distributed Forces; 5, Friction; 6, Virtual Work; and 7, Moments of Inertia, followed by 3 appendices. Strong copy.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$38.50

RELATIVITY AND COMMON SENSE : A New Approach to Einstein
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RELATIVITY AND COMMON SENSE : A New Approach to Einstein

By Bondi, Hermann

New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1980. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover/VG; sound w/light edge & surface wear, and push to lower back edge. Trace discoloration to leading edge of fEP. First published 1962; this is an unabridged and corrected reprint of the 1964 Edition. Professor Bondi's premise is some erroneous notions of velocity, light, and time contribute to misunderstandings of Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Viewing Newtonian physics in a different manner, this book offers the lay public an understable view. 13 chapters, with illustrations, which, for the most part, does not require high knowledge of mathematics.. Dover Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$7.50

SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
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SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION

By McLennan, Hugh

Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders, 1963. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Green linen boards/NF w/light edge & surface wear. DJ/None. PO name strike-out to fEP. Textbook. Synaptic transmission processes. Experimental investigations in the morphology of synaptice regions; the electrical consequences of synaptic activation; andthe nature of the chemical transmitter substances involved. 134 pages. 7 chapters.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$17.50

A TEXT-BOOK OF PHYSICS : 5th Revised Edition
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A TEXT-BOOK OF PHYSICS : 5th Revised Edition

By Duff, A. Wilmer (Editor)

Philadelphia, PA: P. Blakiston's, 1921. Text/Bright, clean & NEAR NEW. Olive green linen boards/Good; strong & sound w/edge & surface rubs, and showing discoloration & soiling. DJ/None. PO name to front cover verso. Classic, historical physics textbook. Alexander Wilmer Duff (1864 - 1951), recipient of the Oersted Award in 1938 for Notable Contributions to the Teaching of Physics, is best known for this volume, First published in 1908 with 8 subsequent editions; this is the 5th Revised Edition of 1921. 700 pages. Text in x parts: I, Mechanics & Properties of Matter; II, Wave Motion; III, Heat; IV, Electricity & Magnetism; V, Conduction of Electricity Through Gases & Raduiactuvity; VI Sound; and VII, Light.. 5th Revised Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$38.50

SVENSKA FOLKFESTER (Swedish Folk Festivals)

By Sahrendahl, Larry

ICA-forlaget AB Vasteras, 1984. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated boards/Fine w/wear & soiling to back lower corner. DJ/None as Issued. PO name to fEP. A photographic essay w/prose essays on Swedish festivities. Coverage includes the Jokkmokk market, Stockholm Marathon, in addition traditional and new celebrations. Portraits (Kodachrome, Ektachrome) of good cheer through out the year.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Ake Mokvist (Photographer). Swedish Language Text.

$14.50

THE ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICS I : Quick Access to the Important Facts & Concepts
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THE ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICS I : Quick Access to the Important Facts & Concepts

By Fogiel, M. (Director)

Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Research & Education Assn, 1987. Text/BRAND NEW. Softcover/VG; strong & sound w/light edge wear and faint creasing to lower front & upper back corners. A study guide and review to basic physics. 19 chapters, beginning with Vectors & Scalars through Entropy & the Second Law of Thermodynamcis.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$6.50

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS (Prentice-Hall Physics Series)

By Heil, Herman G.; Bennett, Willard H.

New York, NY: Prentice-Hall, 1938. Text/As New. Dark blue boards w/gilt spine lettering/VG; strong w/edge & surface rubs, and fading to backstrap. Textbook. Written for a full year's course. 38 chapters.. First Edition. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$22.50

THE WAY SCIENCE WORKS : Discover the Secrets of Science With Exciting, Accessible Experiments (A Dorling Kindersley Book)
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THE WAY SCIENCE WORKS : Discover the Secrets of Science With Exciting, Accessible Experiments (A Dorling Kindersley Book)

By Kerrod, Robin; Holgate, Sharon Ann

New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2002. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE w/trace wear to dustjacket. First American Edition, First Printing. Introduction to major topics in physics and chemistry w/accompanying with hands-on experiments An exploration into scientific principles --- fire extinguishers, a transistor switch, and for laughs, silly putty. Text in 6 sectors: 1, Looking at Matter; 2, Atoms & Elements; 3, Forces & Energy; 4, Heat & Sound; 5, Light & Color; and 6, Electricity & Magnetism. Written with the young in mind but will be enjoyed by all ages.. First American Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. New - Collectible/Near Fine. Illus. by Robert Hunter; John Kelley (Digital Art).

$26.50

PHYSICS MADE SIMPLE (New, Revised Edition)
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PHYSICS MADE SIMPLE (New, Revised Edition)

By Freeman, Ira M.

Garden City, NY: Made Simple Books/Doubleday, 1965. Text/BRAND NEW. Softcover/VG w/light edge & corner wear, and light soiling to lower front/back edge. A first, systematic introduction to basic physics designed for self-study, supplement to class instruction, and review. 21 chapters, each with summary and practice exercises (answers or hints to rear)... Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$14.50

INTRODUCTION TO FERROUS METALLURGY : Volume I : Introduction To Ferrous Metallurgy (2nd Edition)

By Teichert, Ernest J.

New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1944. SOFTCOVER. Text/BRAND NEW w/check mark to first title page verso & underscore to author name on title page. Volume I of a 3-volume set. Pennsylvania State College, Mineral Industries Series. First published 1937; this is the 2nd Edition of 1944. Author Ernest J. Teichert (1910 - 1948) was Supervisor of Metallurgy Extension at the College. 13 chapters: I, Chemistry - General Inorganic; II, Chemistry - General Organic; III, Applications of Chemistry; IV, Physics - General; V, Physics - Electricity; VI, Pyrometry; VII, Metallurgical Fuels & Their Combustion; VIII, Refractories - Fluxes- Slags; IX, Manufacture of Pig Iron; X, Iron Founding; XI, Malleable Cast Iron; XII, Wrought Iron; and XIII, The Cementation & Crucible Steel Process.. 2nd Edition, 2nd Impression. Soft Cover. New/None as Issued. NOT Print-on-Demand.

$48.50

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