**Author**: Matthew Watkins

**Publisher:**Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:**0802713807

**Category:**Mathematics

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**Author**: Matthew Watkins

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802713807

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 64

**View:** 5074

A compact volume of mathematical and physical formulae presented in a concise manner for general use. Collected in this book are commonly used formulae for studies such as quadratics, calculus and trigonometry; in addition are simplified explanations of Newton's Laws of Gravity and Snell's Laws of Refraction. A glossary, a table of mathematical and physical constants, and a listing of Imperial and Metric conversions is also included.
*Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All*

**Author**: Matt Tweed,Matthew Watkins,Moff Betts

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802778992

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 416

**View:** 4241

Collects six short illustrated volumes covering topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, evolution, and astronomy.

**Author**: Laurent Schwartz

**Publisher:** Courier Dover Publications

**ISBN:** 0486466620

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 358

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Concise treatment of mathematical entities employs examples from the physical sciences. Topics include distribution theory, Fourier series, Laplace transforms, wave and heat conduction equations, and gamma and Bessel functions. 1966 edition.
*Beauty in Mathematical Proof*

**Author**: Burkard Polster

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802714315

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 58

**View:** 8683

Q.E.D. presents some of the most famous mathematical proofs in a charming book that will appeal to nonmathematicians and math experts alike. Grasp in an instant why Pythagoras's theorem must be correct. Follow the ancient Chinese proof of the volume formula for the frustrating frustum, and Archimedes' method for finding the volume of a sphere. Discover the secrets of pi and why, contrary to popular belief, squaring the circle really is possible. Study the subtle art of mathematical domino tumbling, and find out how slicing cones helped save a city and put a man on the moon.

**Author**: Rutherford Aris

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 048613489X

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 320

**View:** 8797

Introductory text, geared toward advanced undergraduate and graduate students, applies mathematics of Cartesian and general tensors to physical field theories and demonstrates them in terms of the theory of fluid mechanics. 1962 edition.

**Author**: Miranda Lundy

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802713823

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 64

**View:** 6404

A unique introduction to this most ancient and timeless of universal sciences.
*Atoms, Quarks, and the Periodic Table*

**Author**: Matt Tweed

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802714080

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 58

**View:** 9170

A short, illustrated introduction to the tiny building blocks of our universeincluding atoms, quarks, and the periodic table. Illustrations. 10,000print.

**Author**: Nicholas F. Britton

**Publisher:** Springer Science & Business Media

**ISBN:** 1447100492

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 335

**View:** 7533

This self-contained introduction to the fast-growing field of Mathematical Biology is written for students with a mathematical background. It sets the subject in a historical context and guides the reader towards questions of current research interest. A broad range of topics is covered including: Population dynamics, Infectious diseases, Population genetics and evolution, Dispersal, Molecular and cellular biology, Pattern formation, and Cancer modelling. Particular attention is paid to situations where the simple assumptions of homogenity made in early models break down and the process of mathematical modelling is seen in action.
*The Mathematical Foundations of Music*

**Author**: Gareth Loy

**Publisher:** MIT Press

**ISBN:** 0262516551

**Category:** Education

**Page:** 504

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"Mathematics can be as effortless as humming a tune, if you know the tune," writes Gareth Loy. In Musimathics, Loy teaches us the tune, providing a friendly and spirited tour of the mathematics of music--a commonsense, self-contained introduction for the nonspecialist reader. It is designed for musicians who find their art increasingly mediated by technology, and for anyone who is interested in the intersection of art and science.In this volume, Loy presents the materials of music (notes, intervals, and scales); the physical properties of music (frequency, amplitude, duration, and timbre); the perception of music and sound (how we hear); and music composition. Musimathics is carefully structured so that new topics depend strictly on topics already presented, carrying the reader progressively from basic subjects to more advanced ones. Cross-references point to related topics and an extensive glossary defines commonly used terms. The book explains the mathematics and physics of music for the reader whose mathematics may not have gone beyond the early undergraduate level. Calling himself "a composer seduced into mathematics," Loy provides answers to foundational questions about the mathematics of music accessibly yet rigorously. The topics are all subjects that contemporary composers, musicians, and musical engineers have found to be important. The examples given are all practical problems in music and audio. The level of scholarship and the pedagogical approach also make Musimathics ideal for classroom use. Additional material can be found at a companion web site.
*A Journey Through Space and Time*

**Author**: Matt Tweed

**Publisher:** Bloomsbury Publishing USA

**ISBN:** 0802714552

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 64

**View:** 8287

Exploring the macrocosm from colossal galactic superclusters to quiet backwater planets, Matt Tweed offers a primer on the cosmos for anyone fascinated by the heavens. Taking a guided tour through the universe, we ride past quasars, jets, and galaxies to land on a curious world and examine an array of ideas about space and time. Tweed traces the evolution of stars and formation of planets, describing our "light bubble" and why we can't see any farther than we do. For a concise and accessible description of extra-solar planetary systems, black holes, pulsars, nebulae, great walls, dark matter, red shifts, and much more, The Compact Cosmos is an indispensable guide. Data tables, lists of cosmological constants, and distances from Earth to other bodies in space form a useful appendix.

**Author**: N.A

**Publisher:** N.A

**ISBN:** 9781885071644

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 864

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**Author**: Ian Naismith Sneddon

**Publisher:** Courier Corporation

**ISBN:** 9780486685229

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 542

**View:** 7923

Focusing on applications of Fourier transforms and related topics rather than theory, this accessible treatment is suitable for students and researchers interested in boundary value problems of physics and engineering. 1951 edition.

**Author**: Richard A Dunlap

**Publisher:** World Scientific

**ISBN:** 9814496944

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 172

**View:** 4276

In this invaluable book, the basic mathematical properties of the golden ratio and its occurrence in the dimensions of two- and three-dimensional figures with fivefold symmetry are discussed. In addition, the generation of the Fibonacci series and generalized Fibonacci series and their relationship to the golden ratio are presented. These concepts are applied to algorithms for searching and function minimization. The Fibonacci sequence is viewed as a one-dimensional aperiodic, lattice and these ideas are extended to two- and three-dimensional Penrose tilings and the concept of incommensurate projections. The structural properties of aperiodic crystals and the growth of certain biological organisms are described in terms of Fibonacci sequences. Contents:Basic Properties of the Golden RatioGeometric Problems in Two DimensionsGeometric Problems in Three DimensionsFibonacci NumbersLucas Numbers and Generalized Fibonacci NumbersContinued Fractions and Rational ApproximantsGeneralized Fibonacci Representation TheoremsOptimal Spacing and Search AlgorithmsCommensurate and Incommensurate ProjectionsPenrose TilingsQuasicrystallographyBiological ApplicationsConstruction of the Regular PentagonThe First 100 Fibonacci and Lucas NumbersRelationships Involving the Golden Ratio and Generalized Fibonacci Numbers Readership: Applied mathematicians. keywords:Golden Ratio;Fibonacci Numbers;Number Theory;Quasicrystallography;Tilings;Geometry;Optimization Algorithms;Numerical Sequences;Lucas Numbers;Continued Fractions;Aperiodicity;Incommensurate Structures "This attractive and carefully written book addresses the general reader with interest in mathematics and its application to the physical and biological sciences ... this one will make a valuable addition to academic and personal libraries." The Fibonacci Quarterly

**Author**: James Nearing

**Publisher:** N.A

**ISBN:** 9780486482125

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 485

**View:** 596

Encouraging students' development of intuition, this original work begins with a review of basic mathematics and advances to infinite series, complex algebra, differential equations, Fourier series, and more. 2010 edition.
*The Mystery of the Prime Numbers*

**Author**: Matthew Watkins

**Publisher:** John Hunt Publishing

**ISBN:** 1785351028

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 362

**View:** 8073

The Mystery of the Prime Numbers uses an innovative visual approach to communicate some surprisingly advanced mathematical ideas without any need for formulas or equations. The issue of prime numbers acts as a gateway into some truly strange philosophical territory whose relevance extends well beyond mathematics. The series Secrets of Creation is in three volumes: Secrets of Creation Volume 1 The Mystery of the Prime Numbers Secrets of Creation, Volume 2 The Enigma of the Spiral Waves Secrets of Creation, Volume 3 Prime Numbers, Quantum Physics and a Journey to the Centre of Your Mind
*A Cultural History*

**Author**: Lynn Gamwell

**Publisher:** Princeton University Press

**ISBN:** 0691165289

**Category:** Art

**Page:** 576

**View:** 6206

This is a cultural history of mathematics and art, from antiquity to the present. Mathematicians and artists have long been on a quest to understand the physical world they see before them and the abstract objects they know by thought alone. Taking readers on a tour of the practice of mathematics and the philosophical ideas that drive the discipline, Lynn Gamwell points out the important ways mathematical concepts have been expressed by artists. Sumptuous illustrations of artworks and cogent math diagrams are featured in Gamwell’s comprehensive exploration. Gamwell begins by describing mathematics from antiquity to the Enlightenment, including Greek, Islamic, and Asian mathematics. Then focusing on modern culture, Gamwell traces mathematicians’ search for the foundations of their science, such as David Hilbert’s conception of mathematics as an arrangement of meaning-free signs, as well as artists’ search for the essence of their craft, such as Aleksandr Rodchenko’s monochrome paintings. She shows that self-reflection is inherent to the practice of both modern mathematics and art, and that this introspection points to a deep resonance between the two fields: Kurt Gödel posed questions about the nature of mathematics in the language of mathematics and Jasper Johns asked “What is art?” in the vocabulary of art. Throughout, Gamwell describes the personalities and cultural environments of a multitude of mathematicians and artists, from Gottlob Frege and Benoît Mandelbrot to Max Bill and Xu Bing. Mathematics and Art demonstrates how mathematical ideas are embodied in the visual arts and will enlighten all who are interested in the complex intellectual pursuits, personalities, and cultural settings that connect these vast disciplines.

**Author**: Biman Das

**Publisher:** Addison-Wesley

**ISBN:** 9780131414273

**Category:** Mathematics

**Page:** 206

**View:** 9276

This book is designed to help readers get up to speed quickly on the mathematical concepts and tools needed to solve basic physics problems. Instead of a rigorous development of the concepts of mathematics (as is found in a typical math book), it describes the various mathematical concepts and tools and their direct use in physics. Almost all sections end with worked-out examples and exercises taken directly from basic physics. Algebra: Dealing with Numbers and Equations in Physics. Trigonometry: A Powerful Tool to Solve-Real-World Problems. Geometry: Dealing with Shapes and Plots. Calculus: A Way of Probing the Changing World. Vectors: Tracking the Direction of a Change. Probability and Statistics: Analysis of Data and Predicting Future from the Present. For anyone needing a quick review of math for physics applications.
*Number Geometry Music Heaven*

**Author**: John Martineau

**Publisher:** N.A

**ISBN:** 9781907155048

**Category:** Cosmology

**Page:** 409

**View:** 1681

Composed of six previously published works.
*Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos*

**Author**: Brian Greene

**Publisher:** Vintage

**ISBN:** 0307595250

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 384

**View:** 409

The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe? There was a time when "universe" meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories are converging on the possibility that our universe may be but one among many parallel universes populating a vast multiverse. Here, Briane Greene, one of our foremost physicists and science writers, takes us on a breathtaking journey to a multiverse comprising an endless series of big bangs, a multiverse with duplicates of every one of us, a multiverse populated by vast sheets of spacetime, a multiverse in which all we consider real are holographic illusions, and even a multiverse made purely of math--and reveals the reality hidden within each. Using his trademark wit and precision, Greene presents a thrilling survey of cutting-edge physics and confronts the inevitable question: How can fundamental science progress if great swaths of reality lie beyond our reach? The Hidden Reality is a remarkable adventure through a world more vast and strange than anything we could have imagined.
*The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology*

**Author**: Miranda Lundy,Anthony Ashton,Jason Martineau,Daud Sutton,John Martineau

**Publisher:** Walker

**ISBN:** 9780802778130

**Category:** Science

**Page:** 416

**View:** 2227

The quadrivium—the classical curriculum—comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology. It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality. Geometry is number in space; music is number in time; and comology expresses number in space and time. Number, music, and geometry are metaphysical truths: life across the universe investigates them; they foreshadow the physical sciences. Quadrivium is the first volume to bring together these four subjects in many hundreds of years. Composed of six successful titles in the Wooden Books series—Sacred Geometry, Sacred Number, Harmonograph, The Elements of Music, Platonic & Archimedean Solids, and A Little Book of Coincidence—it makes ancient wisdom and its astonishing interconnectedness accessible to us today. Beautifully produced in six different colors of ink, Quadrivium will appeal to anyone interested in mathematics, music, astronomy, and how the universe works.

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