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  • Into the Black

    The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster

    by Rowland White ...
    On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built – the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of the record-breaking X-planes the likes of which Chuck Yeager had tested in the skies over the Mojave Desert, Columbia was a winged rocket plane, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Cycles of Time

    An Extraordinary New View of the Universe

    What came before the Big Bang?How did the universe begin and must it inevitably end?In this remarkable book Roger Penrose brilliantly illuminates some of the deepest mysteries of the universe.Cycles of Time contains a penetrating analysis of the second law of thermodynamics - according to which the 'randomness' of our world is continually increasing - and a thorough examination of the light-cone ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction

    by Peter Atkins ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas or the cooling of a hot metal, to the unfolding of a thought in our minds and even the course of life itself, everything is governed by the four Laws of Thermodynamics. These laws specify the nature of 'energy' and 'temperature', and are soon revealed to reach out and define the arrow of time itself: why things change and why death must come.In this Very ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Rainbow And The Worm, The: The Physics Of Organisms (3rd Edition)

    by Mae-wan Ho ...
    This highly unusual book began as a serious inquiry into Schrödinger's question, “What is life?”, and as a celebration of life itself. It takes the reader on a voyage of discovery through many areas of contemporary physics, from non-equilibrium thermodynamics and quantum optics to liquid crystals and fractals, all necessary for illuminating the problem of life. In the process, the reader is ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • 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

  • The Teaching of Djwhal Khul: Thermodynamics

    Book 5 - The Teaching of Djwhal Khul - Esoteric Natural Science
    Ideas for this book were transferred by the Himalayan Teacher Djwhal Khul. Here we talk about issues of thermodynamics. And first of all we will explain what in our view is a physical concept of temperature.In physics the concept of “temperature refers to a substance. But in reality, the temperature - is a unique natural phenomenon. Temperature - is like temperament.Esoteric information ... Read more

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  • Four Laws That Drive the Universe

    by Peter Atkins ...
    The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws. They establish fundamental concepts such as temperature and heat, and reveal the arrow of time and even the nature of energy ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Einstein’s Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

    by Paul Sen ...
    ‘Hugely readable and entertaining’ JIM AL-KHALILI‘An accessible and crystal-clear portrait of this discipline’s breadth, largely told through its history’ PHIL BALL, PHYSICS WORLDEinstein’s Fridge tells the story of how scientists uncovered the least known and yet most consequential of all the sciences, and learned to harness the power of heat and ice.The laws of thermodynamics govern everything ... Read more

    $11.99 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

    $65.99 AUD

  • Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps

    by G H Hundy ...
    Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration. Clear and comprehensive, it is suitable for both trainee and professional HVAC engineers, with a straightforward approach that also helps inexperienced readers gain a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. With its concise ... Read more

    $108.99 AUD

  • Chilled

    How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again

    by Tom Jackson ...
    The refrigerator. This white box that sits in the kitchen may seem mundane nowadays, but it is one of the wonders of 20th century science – life-saver, food-preserver and social liberator, while the science of refrigeration is crucial, not just in transporting food around the globe but in a host of branches on the scientific tree. Refrigerators, refrigeration and its discovery and applications ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering

    Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along with the rocket engine, its components, and the physics involved in the generation of the propulsive ... Read more

    $202.99 AUD

  • Учение Джуал Кхула - Термодинамика

    Идеи для этой книги переданы гималайским учителем Джуал Кхулом. Здесь мы рассказываем о вопросах термодинамики. И в первую очередь объясняем, чем с нашей точки зрения является такое физическое понятие, как температура. В физике понятие «температура» относят к веществу. Но в действительности, температура - это уникальное природное явление. Температура - это все равно, что темперамент. Разобраться в ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • The Thermodynamics of evolution

    Essay

    Thermodynamique de l'évolution - Un essai de thermo-bio-sociologie - translated into English with the help of Steve RidgwayÀ PROPOS DE L'AUTEURFrançois Roddier est né en 1936. Astrophysicien, il est connu de tous les astronomes pour ses travaux qui ont permis de compenser l’effet des turbulences atmosphériques lors de l’observation des astres. Après avoir créé le département d’astrophysique de l ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • La poudre à canon et les nouveaux corps explosifs

    Extrait : "Une obscurité profonde enveloppe la plupart des grandes découvertes qui ont accompli dans l'humanité plus qu'un progrès, une révolution, une transformation. L'antiquité avait imaginé à cet égard une explication fort simple et surtout fort ingénieuse. Dans l'impossibilité de déterminer à quelles époques telle invention s'était produite, à quels hommes on en était redevable, on coupait ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • La fisica raccontata ai ragazzi

    Tutti i segreti della fisica svelati ai ragazziSarà capitato a tutti, almeno una volta, di farsi domande sul mondo in cui viviamo e sulle leggi che lo regolano. O di chiedersi come ha fatto Newton ad arrivare alla legge di gravitazione universale partendo solo da una mela. Per non parlare, poi, dell’emozione che deve aver provato Galilei quando ha puntato per la prima volta il cannocchiale contro ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Das Perpetuum Mobile: Die Geschichte einer Erfindung

    Was man heute nicht gefunden, kann man doch wohl morgen noch finden

    Ein Perpetuum mobile ist ein hypothetisches Gerät, das – einmal in Gang gesetzt – ohne weitere Energiezufuhr ewig in Bewegung bleibt und dabei – je nach zugrundegelegter Definition – möglicherweise auch noch Arbeit verrichtet. Perpetua mobilia werden nach dem thermodynamischen Hauptsatz kategorisiert, den sie verletzen würden. Die Klassifikation gibt keinen Hinweis auf das beabsichtigte ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • DARWIN ≥ MARX - ECO/LOGICAL R/EVOLUTION

    Theory of Evolution, is greater than or equal to Historical Materialism?

    by Ciprian Pater ...
    Eco/logical R/evolution, is the story of mankind, told with words of a great subjective odyssey, the never-ending quest; for objective truths and collective Eudaimonia. The author raises the issues; of political weakness and widespread confusion, about logical analytical errors, which we find in Old Marxist Ideology. A conscious effort is thus made, to expel the mental subjugation of Platonic ... Read more

    $2.03 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Physics of Solar Energy

    PHYSICS OF Solar EnergyScience/Physics/EnergyThe definitive guide to the science of solar energyYou hold in your hands the first, and only, truly comprehensive guide to the most abundant and most promising source of alternative energy—solar power.In recent years, all major countries in the world have been calling for an energy revolution. The renewable energy industry will drive a vigorous ... Read more

    $213.99 AUD

  • Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

    Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes provides the reader with a systematic description of the different types of thermal convection and flow instabilities in rotating systems, as present in materials, crystal growth, thermal engineering, meteorology, oceanography, geophysics and astrophysics. It expressly shows how the isomorphism between small and large scale phenomena ... Read more

    $231.99 AUD

  • Heat Transfer in Polymer Composite Materials

    Forming Processes

    This book addresses general information, good practices and examples about thermo-physical properties, thermo-kinetic and thermo-mechanical couplings, instrumentation in thermal science, thermal optimization and infrared radiation. ... Read more

    $241.99 AUD

  • Diseño de sistemas termofluidos

    Una visión integradora

    Por su enfoque este texto del área de la Ingeniería Mecánica será de gran apoyo para los profesores en clase y permitirá a los estudiantes practicar su capacidad de análisis para definir correctamente un problema en el diseño de sistemas de termofluídos. Con el apoyo de ejercicios resueltos y propuestos, los estudiantes podrán cimentar sus criterios para evaluar las alternativas de solución en lo ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Thermodynamics II Essentials

    REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Processus irréversibles non linéaires en thermodynamique

    Les Grands Articles d'Universalis

    Les progrès réalisés dans le domaine non linéaire sont beaucoup plus récents. On connaît cependant à leur sujet un critère d'évolution général régissant le comportement d'un système dissipatif, soumis à des contraintes stationnaires (Paul Glansdorff et Ilya Prigogine, 1954). Critères d'évolution... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD