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A Mathematical Introduction to String Theory
Classical string theory is concerned with the propagation of classical 1-dimensional curves 'strings', and the theory has connections to the calculus of variations, minimal surfaces and harmonic maps. The quantization of string theory gives rise to problems in different areas, according to the metho..
₦ 12,322
Treatise on Natural Philosophy 2 Volume Paperback Set
'The term 'natural philosophy' was used by Newton, and is still used in British Universities, to denote the investigation of laws in the material world, and the deduction of results not directly observed.' This definition, from the Preface to the second edition of 1879, defines the proposed scope of..
₦ 21,888
Frobenius Algebras and 2-D Topological Quantum Field Theories
This book describes a striking connection between topology and algebra, namely that 2D topological quantum field theories are equivalent to commutative Frobenius algebras. The precise formulation of the theorem and its proof is given in terms of monoidal categories, and the main purpose of the book ..
₦ 15,194
Macroscopic Theories of Superfluids
This book is based on lectures delivered at a meeting organised by the academia Nazionale dei Lincei with contributions from some of the leading research workers in the field. They deal with topics of contemporary interest such as: solitons, hydrodynamic and nonlinear problems in superfluids, turbul..
₦ 19,975
Fundamentals of Radar Imaging
Radar imaging is a mathematically rich subject with many interesting applications and a large variety of challenging, mathematical open problems. The goal of this book is to provide mathematicians with the background they need to work in the field, building on the foundation of the underlying partia..
₦ 19,656
Quasicrystals and Geometry
Quasicrystals and Geometry brings together for the first time the many strands of contemporary research in quasicrystal geometry and weaves them into a coherent whole. The author describes the historical and scientific context of this work, and carefully explains what has been proved and what is con..
₦ 16,469
Nonlinear Mathematics and its Applications
The papers in this volume address current topics of research in nonlinear mathematics, including nonlinear dynamics with application to fluid mechanics, boundary layer transition, driven oscillators and waves. There are also papers on problems in nonlinear elasticity and mathematical biology. The bo..
₦ 23,159
A History of the Study of Mathematics at Cambridge
For centuries, Cambridge University has attracted some of the world's greatest mathematicians. This 1889 book gives a compelling account of how mathematics developed at Cambridge from the middle ages to the late nineteenth century, from the viewpoint of a leading scholar based at Trinity College who..
₦ 10,409
An Introduction to Twistor Theory
This book is an introduction to twistor theory and modern geometrical approaches to space-time structure at the graduate or advanced undergraduate level. The choice of material presented has evolved from graduate lectures given in London and Oxford and the authors have aimed to retain the informal t..
₦ 13,597
Contemporary Problems in Statistical Physics
This collection of independent articles describes some mathematical problems recently developed in statistical physics and theoretical chemistry. The book introduces and reviews current research on such topics as nonlinear systems and colored noise, stochastic resonance, percolation, the trapping pr..
₦ 24,119
Higher Mechanics
Sir Horace Lamb (1849–1934) published numerous papers and books in his lifetime, making important contributions to applied mathematics. This second edition of Higher Mechanics was first published in 1929, providing revisions and additions to the 1920 publication. Though originally intended to be an ..
₦ 13,597
Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics
Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839–1903) was the greatest American mathematician and physicist of the nineteenth century. He played a key role in the development of vector analysis (his book on this topic is also reissued in this series), but his deepest work was in the development of thermodynamics and sta..
₦ 10,091