New physics books on the shelf @ E&S Library

Facts and Speculations in Cosmology:

Symmetries in Atomic Nuclei– From Isospin to Supersymmetry:

Theory and Simulation of Hard-Sphere Fluids and Related Systems:

An Introduction to the Relativistic Theory of Gravitation:

The Geometry of Heisenberg Groups:

Homological Mirror Symmetry–New Developments and Perspectives:

Nanostructures-Fabrication and Analysis:


Auralization–Fundamentals of Acoustics, Modelling, Simulation, Algorithms and Acoustic Virtual Reality:

The SGTE Casebook–Thermodynamics at Work:

Strong Field Laser Physics:

From Bulk to Nano–The Many Sides of Magnetism:

Fundamentals of Magnetism:

Nuclear Radiation Detection Materials:

Particle Accelerator Physics:

The Euroschool Lectures on Physics with Exotic Beams, Vol. 111

String Theory and the Real World–From Particle Physics to Astrophysics:

Dynamos, Volume LXXXVIII–Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2007

New Math Books at the E&S Library

A Concrete Introduction to Higher Algebra / Lindsay N. Childs.  New York: Springer, 2009.   QA155.C53 2009

Combinatorial Geometry and Its Algorithmic Applications: The Alcalá Lectures / János Pach and Micha Sharir.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2009.  QA167.)332 2009

The Higher Arithmetic, 8th ed. / H. Davenport.  Cambridge:  Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008. QA241.D3 2008

Borel Equivalence Relations : Structure and Classification / Vladimir Kanovei.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2008.  QA248.K355 2008

Stochastic and Integral Geometry / Rolf Schneider and Wolfgang Weil.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA273.5.S36X 2008

Fundamentals of Stochastic Filtering / Alan Bain and Dan Crisan.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA274.B35X 2009

Simulation and Inference for Stochastic Differential Equations : With R Examples / Stafano M. Iacus.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA274.23.I23 2008

Statistics : A Very Short Introduction / David J. Hand.  Oxford: Oxford Univ. Pr, 2008.  QA276.12.H36X 2008

Structure in Complex Networks / Jörg Reichardt.  New York:  Springer, 2008.  QA278.R44X 2008

Random Effect and Latent Variable Model Selection / edited by David B. Dunson.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA278.6.R363 2008

The Theory of Linear Prediction / P.P. Vaidyanathan.  San Francisco: Morgan &Claypool, 2008.  QA279.2.V35 2008  Also available full text at:

Operator Algebras and Geometry / Hitoshi Moriyoshi and Toshikazu Natsume.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2008.  QA326.M66 2008

Stochastic Global Optimization / AnatolyZhigljavsky and Antanas Žilinskas.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA402.5.Z45X 2008

Ordering Braids / Patrick Dehornoy, et al.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2008.  QA612.23.D445 2008

Dimension and Recurrence in Hyperbolic Dynamics / Luis Barreira.  Basel: Berkhauser, 2008.  QA614.8.B376 2008

Topics in Differential Geometry / Peter W. Michor.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2008.  QA641.M49 2008

Geometric Analysis on Symmetric Spaces, 2nd ed. / Sigurdur Helgason.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2008.  QA649.H43 2008

Vanishing and Finiteness Results in Geometric Analysis : A Generalization of the Bochner Technique / Stefano Pigola, Marco Rigoli, and Alberto G. Setti.  Basel: Birkauser, 2008.  QA649.P54X 2008

Fluid Properties at Nano/Meso Scale : A Numerical Treatment / Rjesh Ransing, et al.  Chichester, UK: Wiley, 2008.  QA911.F5645 2008

Interdisciplinary Aspects of Turbulence / Edited by Wolfgang Hillbrandt and Friedrich Kupka.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA913.I58X 2009

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New physics books on the shelf @ E&S Library

Nature’s Blueprint: Supersymmtetry and the Search for a Unified Theory of Matter and Force:

Three Steps to the Universe: From the Sun to Black Holes to the Mystery of Dark Matter:

Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers:

Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy:

A Life of Erwin Schrödinger:

Structure and Dynamics of Membranous Interfaces:

Dissipative Solitons: From Optics to Biology and Medicine:

A Mathematical Introduction to Conformal Field Theory:

Solid State Physics:

Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics:

Light-Driven Alignment:

Zero Time Space: How Quantum Tunneling Broke the Light Speed Barrier:

Adsorption and Diffusion (Molecular Sieves):

Atomic Physics: An Exploration Through Problems and Solutions:

Reference Data on Atomic Physics and Atomic Processes:

Noncovariant Gauges in Canonical Formalism:

Aberration-corrected Electron Microscopy (Volume 153)–Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics:

Selected Problems of Computational Clharged Particle Optics (Volume 155)–Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics:

Physics of the Earth:

Special Resource of the Week:

The Encyclopedia of the Solar System is available via our subscription to Credo Reference.  See:

New Math Books in the Engineering & Science Library

The Geometry of Infinite-Dimensional Groups / Boris A. Khesin and Robert Wendt.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA 252.3.K44X 2009

Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models / Edited by Peter Morters, et al.  Oxford:  Oxford, 2008.  QA 274.75.A53 2008

Geometric Integration Theory / Steven G. Krantz and Harold R. Parks.  New York: Birkhauser, 2008.  QA 312.K73 2008

Theory of Sobolev Multipliers : With Applications to Differential and Intergral Operators / Vladimir G. Maz’ya and Tatyana O. Shaposhnikova.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA 323.M39X 2009

Optimal Transport : Old and New / Cédric Villani.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA402.5.V55X 2009

Classical Fourier Analysis, 2nd ed. / Loukas Grafakos.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA403.5.G732 2008

Braid Groups / Christian Kassel and Vladimir Turaev.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA612.23.K37 2008.

Impossible?  Surprising Solutions to Counterintuitive Conundrums / Julian Havil.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton, 2008.  QA99.H379 2008.

Don’t forget to check out the new series that are coming out in the Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science : Mathematics and Statistics.  Carnegie Mellon has unlimited digital access to these books, so they might offer a less expensive textbook alternative for a class or a convenient way to share a reading for an upcoming seminar.  The URL:

New Physics Books in the Engineering & Science Library

Reexamining the Quantum-Classical Relation : Beyond Reductionism and Pluralism / Alisa Bokulich.  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge, 2008.  QA 805.B685 2008.

Numerical Simulation of Waves and Fronts in Inhomogeneous Solids / Arkadi Berezovski, Jüri Engelbrecht and Gérard A Maugin.  Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2008.  QA 935.B375 2008.

Continuum Modeling in the Physical Sciences / E. van Groesen and Jaap Molenaar.  Philadelphia: SIAM, 2007.  QC 20.C66 2007.

The Painlevé Handbook / Robert Conte and Micheline Musette.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QC 20.7.D5C667 2008.

Relativity : a very short introduction / Russell Stannard.  Oxford, UK: Oxford, 2008.  QC 173.55.S73 2008.

Handbook of Magnetic Materials, Volume 16 / Edited by K.H.J. Buschow.  Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006.  QC 761.5.F47 VOL. 16

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New Math Books at the Engineering & Science Library

Lamda-Calculus and Combinators : an introduction / J. Roger Hindley and Jonathan P. Seldin.  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge, 2008.  QA 9.5.H565 2008.

Evaluating Derivatives : principles and techniques of algorithmic differentiation, 2nd ed. / Andreas Griewank and Andrea Walther.  Philadelphia: SIAM, 2008.  QA 304.G76 2008.

Matrix-Based Multigrid : theory and applications, 2nd ed. / Yair Shapira.  New York: Springer, 2008.  QA 377.S465 2008.

Mathematical Elasticity, Volume II: Theory of Plates / Philippe G. Ciarlet.  Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1997.  QA 931.C59 1988 Vol. 2

Numerical Simulation of Waves and Fronts in Inhomogeneous Solids / Arkadi Berezovski, Jüri Engelbrecht and Gérard A Maugin.  Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2008.  QA 935.B375 2008.

Also, please note that we have digital access to the Lecture Notes in Mathematics at:



New Math Books at the E&S Library

Here are new math books with links to their descriptions:

Institution-independent Model Theory / Răzvan Diaconescu.  Basel: Birkhauser, 2008.  QA 9.7.D53 2008.

Model Theory with Applications to Algebra and Analysis / Edited by Zoé Chatzidakis et al.  Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008, Volumes 1 and 2.  QA 9.7.M638 2008 Vol. 1-2

Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Computing 2007 / Mikio Nakahara et al.  Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2008.  QA 76.889.M37 2008.

Algorithmic Aspects of Graph Connectivity / Hiroshi Nagamochi and Toshihide Ibaraki.  Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008.  QA 166.243.N34 2008.

Groups, Graphs and Trees : An Introduction to the Geometry of Infinite Groups / John Meier.  Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008. QA 178 .M45 2008

Algorithmic Number Theory : Lattices, Number Fields, Curves and Cryptography / Edited by J.P. Buhler and P. Stevenhagen.  Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008.  QA 241.A426 2008.

Analysis by Its History / E. Hairer and G. Wanner.  New York, NY: Springer, 2008.  QA 300.H365 2008.

Computational Partial Differential Equations Using MATLAB® / Jichun Li and Yi-Tung Chen.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2009.  QA 377.L485 2009.

Partial Differential Equations : Modelling and Numerical Simulation / Edited by R. Glowinski and P Neittaanmäki.  New York, NY: Springer, 2008.  QA 377.P37X 2008.

Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Solving Elliptic and Parabolic Equations : Theory and Implementation / Béatrice Rivière.  Philadelphia, PA: SIAM, 2008.  QA 377.R58 2008.

Analysis on Lie Groups : An Introduction / Jacques Faraut.  Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2008.  QA 387.F37 2008.

Classifying Spaces of Degenerating Polarized Hodge Structures / Kazuya Kato and Sampei Usui.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Pr., 2009.  QA 564.K364 2009.