By Luciano Colombo, Stefano Giordano
La meccanica dei solidi rappresenta un corpus di conoscenze di formidabile robustezza concettuale, di raffinata eleganza matematico-formale e di grandissima utilita’ applicativa. Come story ha una valenza formativa molto uniqueness in diversi campi delle scienze naturali (fisica della materia, scienza dei materiali), ingegneristiche (scienza delle costruzioni, ingegneria strutturale e meccanica) e matematiche (matematica applicata).
La teoria della elasticita’costituisce inoltre uno dei punti-cardine su cui si articola il moderno paradigma di ricerca detto "modellazione multi-scala dei materiali", secondo il quale le proprieta’ di un materiale sono descritte tramite l. a. concorrenza di metodi teorici affatto diversi: mentre alla nanoscala opera los angeles meccanica quantistica, alla micro- e meso-scala opera il continuo. los angeles conoscenza del continuo elastico abilita lo Studente di Fisica, di Scienza dei Materiali, di Matematica o l’Allievo Ingegnere a confrontarsi con questo moderno e affascinate strumento di ricerca sui materiali.
Questa opera introduce lo Studente alla teoria della elasticita’ attraverso l. a. scelta di un numero selezionato di argomenti di paradigmatica importanza concettuale e tramite lo svolgimento di numerosi esercizi e problemi di approfondimento. Gli argomenti spaziano dalle proprieta’ formali dei tensori di sforzo e deformazione, alla teoria del continuo elastico lineare, alla termodinamica delle deformazioni, alla propagazione di onde elastiche, alla teoria della frattura fragile in regime lineare elastico.
Gli ultimi due capitoli del libro presentano in modo didatticamente accessibile l. a. sofisticata teoria di Eshelby, l. a. cui conoscenza e’ molto importante sotto il profilo formativo. story teoria, infatti, ha un numero strabiliante di applicazioni pratiche e consente di riunificare molti risultati del continuo elastico in un'unica struttura formale di validita’ generale.
By I. A. Parinov
This publication offers a entire presentation of every kind of HTSC and features a large review on HTSC computing device simulations and modeling. Especial awareness is dedicated to the Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O and Y-Ba-Cu-O households that at the present time are the main viewpoint for functions. The booklet contains a nice variety of illustrations and references. The monograph is addressed to scholars, post-graduate scholars and experts, enjoying the advance, practise and getting to know of latest materials.
By John Clarke, Alex I. Braginski
This two-volume instruction manual deals a finished and coordinated presentation of SQUIDs (Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices), together with gadget basics, layout, expertise, procedure building and a number of purposes. It hence bridges the space among basics and functions, and may be a priceless textbook reference for graduates and for execs engaged in SQUID learn and engineering. it's going to both be of use to experts in a number of fields of sensible SQUID purposes, from human mind examine and middle diagnostics, through plane and nuclear plant trying out to prospecting for oil, minerals and buried ordnance. the 1st quantity offers the idea of SQUIDs, their fabrication from low- and high-temperature superconductors, the mandatory readout electronics, and the layout and function of sensible direct present and radio-frequency SQUIDs. It concludes with an outline of an important SQUID approach matters. moreover, an appendix summarizes the principles of superconductivity which are essential to comprehend SQUIDs, whereas a word list and tables of devices and constants also are integrated. the second one quantity is dedicated to functions.
By I. H. Hutchinson
This e-book presents a scientific creation to the physics of plasma diagnostics measurements. It develops from first rules the suggestions had to plan, execute and interpret plasma measurements, making it an appropriate ebook for graduate scholars and pros with little plasma physics history. The e-book can be a worthwhile reference for professional plasma physicists, either experimental and theoretical, in addition to people with an curiosity in area and astrophysical purposes. This moment version is punctiliously revised and up-to-date, with new sections and chapters masking fresh advancements within the box.
By Nick Proukakis, Simon Gardiner, Matthew Davis, Marzena Szymańska
The 1995 commentary of Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute atomic vapours spawned the sphere of ultracold, degenerate quantum gases. remarkable advancements in experimental layout and precision regulate have resulted in quantum gases turning into the popular playground for fashion designer quantum many-body structures.
This self-contained quantity offers a large evaluation of the important theoretical ideas utilized to non-equilibrium and finite temperature quantum gases. protecting Bose-Einstein condensates, degenerate Fermi gases, and the extra lately realised exciton-polariton condensates, it fills a niche by means of linking among varied equipment with origins in condensed subject physics, quantum box concept, quantum optics, atomic physics, and statistical mechanics. Thematically organised chapters on assorted methodologies, contributed via key researchers utilizing a unified notation, give you the first built-in view of the relative benefits of person ways, aided by way of pertinent introductory chapters and the assistance of editorial notes.
either graduate scholars and confirmed researchers wishing to appreciate the state-of-the-art will significantly reap the benefits of this entire and updated evaluate of non-equilibrium and finite temperature thoughts within the interesting and increasing box of quantum gases and beverages.
Readership: aimed toward graduate point scholars and for researchers.
By Malte Henkel, Michel Pleimling
The full paintings comprises a two-volume set, describing major sessions of non-equilibrium phase-transitions, and surveys major features of non-equilibrium phase-transitions: (a) transitions within the steady-state and (b) transitions within the rest behavior.Volume 1, soaking up part Transitions, released in 2008, coated the statics and dynamics of transitions into an soaking up kingdom. This quantity 2 covers dynamical scaling in far-from-equilibrium leisure behaviour and growing older. prompted at first via experimental effects, dynamical scaling has now been known as a cornerstone within the smooth knowing of faraway from equilibrium rest. Dynamical scaling is systematically brought, ranging from coarsening phenomena, and present analytical effects and numerical estimates of common non-equilibrium exponents and scaling capabilities are reviewed intimately. getting old phenomena in glasses, in addition to in basic magnets, are paradigmatic examples of non-equilibrium dynamical scaling, yet can also be present in irreversible structures of chemical reactions. fresh theoretical paintings sought to appreciate if dynamical scaling might be only a a part of a bigger symmetry, known as neighborhood scale-invariance. in the beginning, this used to be influenced via sure analogies with the conformal invariance of equilibrium section transitions; this paintings has lately reached a level crowning glory and the study is gifted, systematically and intimately, in booklet shape for the 1st time. a variety of worked-out routines are incorporated. rather related principles practice to the part transitions of equilibrium structures with competing interactions and fascinating actual realisations, for instance in Lifshitz issues. aimed toward researchers and graduate scholars in physics, the e-book can be appropriate supplementary studying for complex undergraduate scholars.
By V. N. Gribov
This publication offers an obtainable advent to quantum electrodynamics. in keeping with lectures on quantum electrodynamics given by means of the hugely unique and unusual physicist V. N. Gribov, the purpose of the ebook is to offer the idea of quantum electrodynamics within the shortest and clearest method for utilized use. a particular function of Gribov's method is the systematic use of the golf green functionality procedure which permits an easy generalization to the situations of robust and susceptible interactions. The ebook begins with an creation that makes use of the fundamentals of quantum mechanics to softly introduce the reader into the realm of propagation capabilities and particle interactions. the next bankruptcy then focusses on spin 0.5 debris. The textual content is going directly to talk about symmetries, the CPT theorem, causality, and unitarity via an in depth presentation of renormalisation thought. a last bankruptcy seems at problems with the idea and attainable routes to their answer.
By D. E. Newland
This publication is a considerably increased variation of An creation to Random Vibrations and Spectral Analysis which now covers wavelet research. easy idea is punctiliously defined and illustrated, with an in depth rationalization of the way discrete wavelet transforms paintings. desktop algorithms are expalined and supported by means of examples and set of difficulties. An appendix lists 10 laptop courses for calculating and exhibiting wavelet transforms.