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By John Berry
This book is written for students without Maths A-Level who are entering an Engineering or Applied Science degree via a preliminary year. It introduces the basic ideas of Mathematics through applications in physics and engineering, providing a firm foundation in functions and calculus for the subsequent degree.
By Larry Gonick
Have you ever asked yourself:Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis?Watson and Crick? Which of the four food groups is that in?Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the important concepts of classical and modern genetics-it's not only educational, it's funny too!
Understanding schematics can save you time and money and make any electronics task easier to accomplish. Unfortunately, many people mistakenly view reading schematic diagrams as complex and difficult. But as Traister and Lisk explain in this practical guide, learning to interpret the symbols, component designations and interconnections, found on most...
By Gary Zukav
It describes current theories of quantum mechanics, Einstein's special and general theories of relativity and other speculations, alluding throughout to parallels with modern psychology and metaphorical abstractions to Buddhism and Taoism.
Three new strategies for research - post-positivism, critical theory and constructivism - challenge scientific positivism. These strategies are examined and compared on issues such as conducting research between paradigms, answering questions of applied research and what constitutes good work.
Presents an account of the scientific achievements and lives of cosmologists from Babylonians to Newton.
By George Gamow
By R. J. Barlow
The Manchester Physics Series General Editors: D.J. Sandiford; F. Mandl; A.C. Phillips Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester Properties of Matter B.H. Flowers and E. Mendoza Optics Second Edition F.G. Smith and J.H. Thomson Statistical Physics Second Edition F. Mandl Electromagnetism Second Edition I.S. Grant and W.R.