Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Oxfordshire, OX20 1TR Beijing 100016, P.R. Our ethnicity data indicates the majority is Other. Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect by Springer 2014, Control of Surge in Centrifugal Compressors by Active Magnetic Bearings by Springer 2013, Transient and Permanent Error Control for Networks-on-Chip by Springer 2012, The Science of Radio (with MATLAB and ELECTRONICS WORKBENCH), second edition, by Springer-Verlag 2001, Time Machines, second edition, by Springer-Verlag 1999, Oliver Heaviside: Sage in Solitude, reprinted in 2002 by The Johns Hopkins University Press (originally published by the IEEE Press in 1988), Time Travel, reprinted in 2011 with a new introduction by The Johns Hopkins University Press, In Praise of Simple Physics, Princeton University Press, May 2016, Number-Crunching, by Princeton University Press 2011, Dr. Euler's Fabulous Formula, reprinted in 2011 with a new introduction by Princeton University Press, An Imaginary Tale, the story of the square-root of minus one, reprinted in 2010 with a new introduction as part of the Princeton Science Library, Mrs. Perkins's Electric Quilt, published in 2009 by Princeton University Press, Digital Dice, published in 2008 by Princeton University Press, Chases and Escapes, the mathematics of pursuit and evasion, published in 2007 by Princeton University Press, When Least is Best, a history of minimization theory, reprinted in 2007 with a new introduction by Princeton University Press, Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers, reprinted in 2002 with a new introduction by Princeton University Press, Accelerated Graduate Certificate Programs. How do scientists calculate the energy of an atomic bomb explosion? It can tell us why the night is dark, what causes the tides, and even how best to catch a baseball. Whether you simply have a personal interest in physics’ influence in the world or you’re an engineering and science student who wants to gain more physics know-how, this book has an intriguing scenario for you.In Praise of Simple Physics proves that if we look carefully at the world around us, physics has answers for the most astonishing day-to-day occurrences. Paul J. Nahin is professor emeritus of electrical engineering at the University of New Hampshire and the author of many best-selling popular math books, including The Logician and the Engineer and Will You Be Alive 10 Years from Now? "—Christopher G. Tully, Princeton University, "Many books that explore classical physics problems tend to be relentlessly sequential and completely humorless. Roaming through a diverse range of puzzles, he illustrates how physics shows us ways to wring more energy from renewable sources, to measure the gravity in our car garages, to figure out which of three light switches in the basement controls the light bulb in the attic, and much, much more.How fast can you travel from London to Paris? "—Nature, "Nahin's writing style, as in previous books, is clear, conversational, humorous and chatty. Nahin begins with simpler problems and progresses to more challenging questions, and his entertaining, accessible, and scientifically and mathematically informed explanations are all punctuated by his trademark humor. ISBN-10: 0691150370 United States . Paul J. Nahin eBooks. Lee NH, Loudon TN, Newmarket NH, Arlington VA, Kimberly Nahin, Patricia Nahin, Monique Nahin, Yvonne Nahin, Katherine Nahin, Mary Nahin, Douglas Nahin. Paul Nahin's clear explanations demystify the mathematics behind the physics, and with over two dozen applications, his book is a great introduction to mathematical modeling as well. vendors: Many of our ebooks are available through library electronic USNH Privacy Policies  •  USNH Terms of Use  •  ADA Acknowledgment, Inside Interesting Integrals by Springer 2015, Holy Sci-Fi! . Princeton Asia (Beijing) Consulting Co., Ltd. "—MAA Reviews, "Fun, accessible physics/math problems along with some humor. 50% are in their 70s, while the average age is 90.

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