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  • Fluidized-Bed Reactors: Processes and Operating Conditions

    Book 26 - Particle Technology Series
    The fluidized-bed reactor is the centerpiece of industrial fluidization processes. This book focuses on the design and operation of fluidized beds in many different industrial processes, emphasizing the rationale for choosing fluidized beds for each particular process. The book starts with a brief history of fluidization from its inception in the 1940’s. The authors present both the fluid dynamics ... Read more

    $152.99 AUD

  • Storm in a Teacup

    The Physics of Everyday Life

    by Helen Czerski ...
    'A quite delightful book on the joys, and universality, of physics. Czerski's enthusiasm is infectious because she brings our humdrum everyday world to life, showing us that it is just as fascinating as anything that can be seen by the Hubble Telescope or created at the Large Hadron Collider.' - Jim Al-KhaliliOur world is full of patterns. If you pour milk into your tea and give it a stir, you'll ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

    'Quantum mechanics for real. This is the good stuff, the most mysterious aspects of how reality works, set out with crystalline clarity. The place to start' Sean Carroll, physicist, California Institute of Technology, author of The Particle at the End of the UniverseThis is the ultimate practical introduction to quantum mechanics. World-renowned physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Doing Physics

    How Physicists Take Hold of the World

    The author of Doing Mathematics explores the concepts of physics by demonstrating how physicists think and approach their work.Doing Physics makes concepts of physics easier to grasp by relating them to everyday knowledge. Addressing some of the models and metaphors that physicists use to explain the physical world, Martin H. Krieger describes the conceptual world of physics by means of analogies ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 507 Mechanical Movements

    Mechanisms and Devices

    Over five hundred mechanisms and devices from the first century of the Industrial Revolution. Starting from simple pulleys and levers, this clazzic book works its way through basic engineering principles to Otis’s elevator safety stop, Colt’s revolver action, and Ferguson’s mechanical paradox (Why is it a paradox? Buy the book and find out!) Each mechanism is illustrated with a clear diagram, and ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • The God Equation

    The Quest for a Theory of Everything

    by Michio Kaku ...
    'A majestic story' David Bodanis, Financial TimesFrom the international bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the FutureThis is the story of a quest: to find a Theory of Everything. Einstein dedicated his life to seeking this elusive Holy Grail, a single, revolutionary 'god equation' which would tie all the forces in the universe together, yet never found it. Some of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Theoretical Minimum

    What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

    In this unconventional and stimulating primer, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind and citizen-scientist George Hrabovsky combine forces to provide a brilliant first course in modern physics. Unlike most popular physics books - which give readers a taste of what physicists know but not what they actually do - Susskind and Hrabovsky teach the skills you need to do physics yourself. Combining ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book

    Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly

    A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane.Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record–breaking ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Flying Blind

    The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

    by Peter Robison ...
    'The astoundingly well reported and beautifully told story of the downfall of what was once a great American company. A must-read' Bethany McLean, bestselling author of The Smartest Guys in the Room'Compelling and richly reported, Flying Blind is about so much more than the sad decline of Boeing and the tragic mistakes that led to the 737 Max disaster. It's also the urgent story of how the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Map of the Invisible

    Journeys into Particle Physics

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'A magnificent, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of knowledge from a great writer with a deep understanding.' Brian CoxWhat is the universe really made of? How do we know? Follow the map of the invisible to find out...Over the last sixty years, scientists around the world have worked together to explore the fundamental constituents of matter, and the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Biggest Ideas in the Universe 1

    Space, Time and Motion

    by Sean Carroll ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘Sean Carroll has achieved something I thought impossible: a bridge between popular science and the mathematical universe of working physicists. Magnificent!’Brian Clegg, author of Ten Days in Physics that Shook the WorldImmense, strange and infinite, the world of modern physics often feels impenetrable to the undiscerning eye – a jumble of muons, gluons and quarks, ... Read more

    $21.34 AUD

  • Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences

    This is the last, and perhaps most important, work by the man Einstein called "the father of modern science." Confined to house arrest in the final years of his life after his heresy trial, Galileo Galilei composed his "Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences" in 1638 as a sort of magnum opus to a life devoted to scientific experimentation. The book outlines his investigations into physics and ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • An Entertaining Simulation of The Special Theory of Relativity using methods of Classical Physics

    The principles of the special theory of relativity are extremely simple. Knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem and an ability to perform the simplest algebraic operations are sufficient to be conversant with the kinematics of the special theory of relativity, as well as the time dilation and contraction of the longitudinal dimensions of moving bodies that are associated with relative motion. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Conjuring the Universe

    The Origins of the Laws of Nature

    by Peter Atkins ...
    The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny. There is a deep structure to the world which at the same time is simple, elegant, and beautiful. Where did these laws and these constants come from? And why are the laws so fruitful when written in the language of mathematics? Peter Atkins ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Generation Robot

    A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation

    by Terri Favro ...
    Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of Equations

    The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work

    Discover the 50 equations that have led to incredible discoveries, ground-breaking technology and have shaped our understanding of the world.From much heralded classics, like Zeno's Dichotomy and Pythagoras's Theorem, to The Schrödinger Wave Equation and Google PageRank, each equation is broken down and explained in a unique, illustrated way, so that you understand what it's about; what it's good ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dreams Of A Final Theory

    The Search for The Fundamental Laws of Nature

    An understanding of nature's final laws may be within our grasp - a way of explaining forces and symmetries and articles that does not require further explanation. 'This starting point, to which all explanations can be traced, is what I mean by a final theory', says Steven Weinberg in this extraordinary book. In it he discusses beauty, the weakness of philosophy, the best ideas in physics and the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Physics: The Ultimate Adventure

    series Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
    This book explains - in simple terms and with almost no mathematics - the physics behind recent and glamorous discoveries in Cosmology, Quantum Mechanics, Elementary Particles (e.g. Higgs bosons) and Complexity Theory. En route it delves into the historical landmarks and revolutions that brought about our current understanding of the universe.The book is written mainly for those with little ... Read more

    $67.99 AUD


    by SAURABH KUMAR ...
    Get everything that you want to know in a formula 1 car. From chasis, cockpit, engine, suspension, clutch, transmission, aerodynamics, wings function(rear and front), wheel, gear box, differential, fuel tank, airbox upo CFD analysis has been properly explained in the e-book.Get the best you can.Happy reading ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Flow

    Nature's patterns: a tapestry in three parts

    by Philip Ball ...
    From the swirl of a wisp of smoke to eddies in rivers, and the huge persistent storm system that is the Great Spot on Jupiter, we see similar forms and patterns wherever there is flow - whether the movement of wind, water, sand, or flocks of birds. It is the complex dynamics of flow that structures our atmosphere, land, and oceans. Part of a trilogy of books exploring the science of patterns in ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Advanced Avionics Handbook


    The Federal Aviation Administration’s Advanced Avionics Handbook is a critical tool for anyone seriously interested in flying modern airplanes. As modern technology continues to revolutionize the science of flight, it is the responsibility of every pilot, student, and flight engineer to be up to date on the most advanced avionics equipment available. This easy to read handbook introduces pilots ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit

    by Roger Winger ...
    This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. Beginning with a simple 3-view drawing, I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. With step by step instructions that go into detail about drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism. The ... Read more

    $7.15 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Helicopter Flying Handbook

    Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, it’s more than essential reading—it’s the best possible study guide available, and its information can be life-saving. In authoritative and easy-to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I

    The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

    "The whole thing was basically an experiment," Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum ... Read more

    $69.99 AUD