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Petrophysics: Theory and Practice of Measuring Reservoir Rock and Fluid Transport Properties

| January 25, 2017 | admin | 0

Petrophysics: conception and perform of Measuring Reservoir Rock and Fluid shipping homes, Fourth Edition

presents clients with strategies that may aid them comprehend rock-fluid interplay, a primary step that's helpful for all reservoir engineers to know so as to in attaining the top reservoir functionality.

The publication brings the main complete assurance at the subject material, and is the single education device for all reservoir and creation engineers coming into the oil and gasoline undefined. This most recent variation is greater with new real-world case stories, the most recent advances in reservoir characterization, and a brand new bankruptcy protecting unconventional oil and gasoline reservoirs, together with insurance on construction suggestions, reservoir features, and the petrophysical homes of tight gasoline sands from NMR logs.

  • Strengthened with a brand new bankruptcy on shale oil and fuel, including the most recent technological advances within the box today
  • Covers issues on the subject of porous media, permeability, fluid saturation, good logs, Dykstra-Parson, capillary strain, wettability, Darcy's legislations, Hooke's legislation, reservoir characterization, filter-cake, and more
  • Updated with appropriate functional case stories to augment at the task training
  • Continues its longstanding, 20-year heritage because the prime ebook on petrophysics

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Beyond Uncertainty: Heisenberg, Quantum Physics, and The Bomb

| January 25, 2017 | admin | 0

By David C. Cassidy

"Exhaustively specific but eminently readable, this can be a big book."Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Cassidy doesn't a lot exculpate Heisenberg as clarify him, with a transparency that makes this biography a excitement to read."Los Angeles Times

"Well crafted and readable . . . [Cassidy] offers a nuanced and compelling account of Heisenberg's life."The Harvard e-book Review

In 1992, David C. Cassidy’s groundbreaking biography of Werner Heisenberg, Uncertainty, used to be released to resounding acclaim from students and critics. Michael Frayn, within the Playbill of the Broadway creation of Copenhagen, mentioned it as considered one of his major assets and “the usual paintings in English.” Richard Rhodes (The Making of the Atom Bomb) known as it “the definitive biography of a good and tragic physicist,” and the Los Angeles Times praised it as “an vital ebook. Cassidy has sifted the list and brilliantly particular Heisenberg’s actions.” No publication that has seemed considering has rivaled Uncertainty, now out of print, for its intensity and wealthy element of the existence, instances, and technology of this extraordinary and arguable determine of twentieth-century physics.

Since the autumn of the Soviet Union, long-suppressed details has emerged on Heisenberg’s function within the Nazi atomic bomb venture. In Beyond Uncertainty, Cassidy translates this and different formerly unknown fabric in the context of his immense learn and tackles the vexing questions of a scientist’s own accountability and guilt whilst serving an abhorrent army regime.

David C. Cassidy is the writer of J. Robert Oppenheimer and the yankee Century, Einstein and Our World, and Uncertainty.

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The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume 3: Quantum Mechanics (Tablet Edition)

| January 25, 2017 | admin | 0

By Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands

Undying and collectible, The Feynman Lectures on Physics are crucial examining, not only for college students of physics, yet for someone looking an insightful creation to the sphere from the inimitable Richard P. Feynman.
“When i glance on the Feynman Lectures on Physics, i believe a truly own experience of closeness to them,” acknowledged Feynman, on reflection at the origins of those books. starting from simple Newtonian dynamics via such bold theories as Einstein’s relativity, Maxwell’s electrodynamics, and Dirac’s forumulation of quantum mechanics, those accrued lectures stand as a monument to transparent exposition and deep insight—and to Feynman’s deep reference to the field.
initially brought to scholars at Caltech and later formed through co-authors Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands right into a detailed textbook, the prestigious Feynman Lectures on Physics permits us to event one of many 20th century’s maximum minds. This new version gains more advantageous typography, figures, and indexes, with corrections authorized
by the California Institute of expertise.

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A Briefer History of Time

| January 25, 2017 | admin | 0

By Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow

FROM essentially the most outstanding MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A booklet THAT CLARIFIES HIS most crucial IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s around the world bestseller A short background of Time continues to be a landmark quantity in clinical writing. yet for readers who've requested for a extra obtainable formula of its key concepts—the nature of area and time, the position of God in construction, and the historical past and way forward for the universe—A Briefer background of Time is Professor Hawking’s response.
 
even if “briefer,” this publication is far greater than a trifling clarification of Hawking’s past paintings. A Briefer historical past of Time either clarifies and expands at the nice topics of the unique, and documents the most recent advancements within the field—from string conception to the hunt for a unified thought of the entire forces of physics. Thirty-seven full-color illustrations improve the textual content and make A Briefer background of Time a thrilling and must-have addition in its personal correct to the nice literature of technological know-how and ideas.

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Einstein A to Z

| January 25, 2017 | admin | 0

By Karen C. Fox

Einstein used to be the 20th century's so much celebrated scientist - a guy who constructed the idea of relativity, revolutionised physics and have become an iconic genius within the well known mind's eye. Essays variety from the quite medical together with the idea of relativity, to the strange and fascinating, similar to Einstein's mind, his favorite jokes and movies. Einstein A to Z offers a colourful evaluate of the fellow and his achievements.

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Kaplan MCAT Physics Review Notes (Kaplan Test Prep)

| January 24, 2017 | admin | 0

While you're taking the MCAT through January 23, 2015, and wish physics prep, this can be your ebook. This full-color consultant beneficial properties entire test-targeted physics overview for the MCAT and comprises over 500 perform questions (hundreds greater than the contest) and 3 full-length physics perform sections. professional observation and guideline from best Kaplan lecturers contain counsel, methods, and try services. bright illustrations, charts, and graphs from the pages of Scientific American make this consultant a compelling resource of MCAT prep.
If you're learning for the hot MCAT, launching on April 17, 2015, you want to prep with Kaplan’s MCAT whole 7-Book topic assessment: Created for MCAT 2015 or Kaplan’s MCAT Physics and Math assessment: Created for MCAT 2015, either on sale now.

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Arc Welding Control (Woodhead Publishing Series in Welding and Other Joining Technologies)

| January 24, 2017 | admin | 0

Advances in technological know-how and expertise have remodeled the welding in recent times, with new advancements in arc welding on the vanguard. Arc welding keep an eye on info Professor Pan Jiluan's notable achievements during this sector utilizing leading edge tools that have given extraordinary effects and that have no longer been defined in any prior publication.

Arc welding keep watch over covers all features of the know-how. half one quantitatively describes the dynamic behaviour of arc welding, the facility assets used and their impression on welding know-how during the foundation of keep an eye on conception. half then describes new methods of controlling the welding arc via sleek electronics. half 3 establishes the 1st mathematical version of the arc sensor at the foundation of keep an eye on conception and half 4 describes a brand new technique for measuring weldment temperature fields utilizing the colorimetric-imaging approach. half 5 describes the belief of spotting weld grooves with a third-dimensional imaginative and prescient process and automated programming of the weld path.

This finished and authoritative remedy of the arc welding method and its keep an eye on will make Arc welding regulate the fundamental source for all welding engineers trying to use the strategy to its greatest effectiveness.

  • A significant new instruction manual overlaying all facets of arc welding
  • Describes many novel and formerly un-published suggestions in detail
  • Covers arc welding behaviour, arc regulate tools, arc sensors and seam monitoring, temperature size and robotics

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The Grand Design

| January 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When and the way did the universe start? Why are we the following? what's the nature of truth? Is the obvious “grand layout” of our universe proof of a benevolent author who set issues in motion—or does technological know-how provide one other rationalization? during this startling and lavishly illustrated booklet, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow current the newest medical wondering those and different abiding mysteries of the universe, in nontechnical language marked by way of brilliance and straightforwardness.

According to quantum concept, the cosmos doesn't have only a unmarried life or historical past. The authors clarify that we ourselves are the fabricated from quantum fluctuations within the early universe, and exhibit how quantum idea predicts the “multiverse”—the concept that ours is only one of many universes that seemed spontaneously out of not anything, each one with diversified legislation of nature. They finish with a riveting evaluate of M-theory, an evidence of the legislation governing our universe that's presently the only potential candidate for a “theory of everything”: the unified concept that Einstein used to be trying to find, which, if proven, may characterize the final word triumph of human reason.

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Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced to Plain Common Sense (Second Edition)

| January 24, 2017 | admin | 0

During this distinct ebook, the reader is invited to event the enjoyment of appreciating anything which has eluded realizing for a few years entropy and the second one legislations of Thermodynamics. The e-book has a two-pronged message: first, that the second one legislations isn't really infinitely incomprehensible as generally acknowledged in such a lot textbooks on thermodynamics, yet can, in reality, be comprehended via sheer good judgment; and moment, that entropy isn't a mysterious volume that has resisted figuring out yet an easy, standard and simply understandable concept.Written in an available variety, the e-book courses the reader via an abundance of cube video games and examples from way of life. the writer paves the best way for readers to find for themselves what entropy is, the way it alterations, and, most significantly, why it usually alterations in a single course in a spontaneous process.In this re-creation, seven simulated video games are incorporated in order that the reader can truly test with the video games defined within the ebook. those simulated video games are supposed to increase the readers' realizing and experience of pleasure upon gaining knowledge of the second one legislations of Thermodynamics.All mistakes within the prior version have been corrected and an entire new part (7.7) has been extra during which the that means of entropy is clarify in basic lanaguage.

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Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum

| January 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman

First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with info engineer artwork Friedman to provide the speculation and linked arithmetic of the unusual international of quantum mechanics.

In this follow-up to the hot York instances best-selling The Theoretical Minimum, Susskind and Friedman offer a full of life creation to this famously tricky box, which makes an attempt to appreciate the habit of sub-atomic items via mathematical abstractions. in contrast to different popularizations that draw back from quantum mechanics’ weirdness, Quantum Mechanics embraces the utter strangeness of quantum common sense. The authors provide crystal-clear factors of the foundations of quantum states, uncertainty and time dependence, entanglement, and particle and wave states, between different issues, and every bankruptcy comprises workouts to make sure mastery of every zone. Like The Theoretical Minimum, this quantity runs parallel to Susskind’s eponymous Stanford University-hosted carrying on with schooling course.

An approachable but rigorous creation to a famously tough subject, Quantum Mechanics offers a device package for newbie scientists to profit physics at their very own pace.

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