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New Math Books in the Engineering & Science Library

A First Course in Graph Theory and Combinatorics / Sebastian M. Cioabă and M. Ram Murty.  New Delhi: Hindustan, 2009.  QA166.C56X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Course-Theory-Combinatorics-Hindustan-Agency/dp/8185931984/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260911772&sr=8-1

Elementary Number Theory, Cryptography and Codes / M.W. Baldoni, C. Ciliberto and G.M. Piacentini Cattaneo.  Berlin: Springer, 2009.  QA241.B35X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Elementary-Number-Theory-Cryptography-Universitext/dp/3540691995/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260911944&sr=1-1

Least-Squares Finite Element Methods / Pavel B. Bochev and Max D. Gunzburger.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QA275.B63X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Least-Squares-Element-Methods-Mathematical-Sciences/dp/0387308881/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260912132&sr=1-2

Analysis of Complex Networks : From Biology to Linguistics / Edited by Matthias Dehmer and Frank Emmert-Streib.  Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2009.  QA300.A53X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Analysis-Complex-Networks-Biology-Linguistics/dp/3527323457/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260912419&sr=1-1

Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Mechanics / Edited by James C. Robinson and José L. Rodrigo.  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge, 2009.  QA374.P37X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Partial-Differential-Equations-Mechanics-Mathematical/dp/052112512X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260912600&sr=1-1

Partial Differential Equations for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed / J.N. Sharma and Kehar Singh.  Oxford, UK: Alpha Science, 2009.  QA377.S53X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Partial-Differential-Equations-Engineers-Scientists/dp/1842654101/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260912840&sr=1-1

Mathematical Modeling and Simulation : Introduction for Scientists and Engineers / Kai Velten.  Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2009.  QA401.V45X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Mathematical-Modeling-Simulation-Introduction-Scientists/dp/3527407588/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260913045&sr=1-1

A Topological Aperitif, Revised Edition / Stephen Huggett and David Jordan.  London: Springer, 2009.  QA611.H797 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Topological-Aperitif-Stephen-Huggett/dp/1848009127/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260913170&sr=1-1

Outer Billiards on Kites / Richard Evan Schwartz.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton, 2009.  QA685.S45 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Billiards-AM-171-Annals-Mathematics-Studies/dp/0691142491/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260913333&sr=1-1

Differential Geometry Applied to Dynamical Systems / Jean-Marc Ginoux.  Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific.  QA845.G56X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Differential-Geometry-Dynamical-Scientific-Nonlinear/dp/9814277142/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260913467&sr=1-1

New Physics Books in the Engineering & Science Library

Introduction to the Graphical Theory of Angular Momentum: Case Studies / Ewald Balcar and Stephen W. Lovesey.  Berlin: Springer, 2009.  QC1.S797 VOL. 234 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Graphical-Theory-Angular-Momentum/dp/364203117X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260570863&sr=8-1

Dynamics, Information and Complexity in Quantum Systems / Fabio Benatti.  [Dordrecht]: Springer, 2009.  QC174.12.B46X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Dynamics-Information-Complexity-Theoretical-Mathematical/dp/1402093055/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260571705&sr=1-1

Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, Volume 1: Exact Results / C. Domb and M.S. Green.  London, UK: Academic, 1972.  QC175.16.P5D65 VOL. 1  http://www.amazon.com/Phase-Transitions-Critical-Phenomena-Results/dp/B00283EKQC/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260571895&sr=1-6

Radiometric Temperature Measurements I. Fundamentals / Z.M. Zhang, B.K. Tsai and G. Machin.    Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2010.  QC271.R336 2010.  http://www.amazon.com/Radiometric-Temperature-Measurements-Fundamentals-Experimental/dp/0123740215/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260572088&sr=1-1

Fundamentals of Powder Diffraction and Structural Characterization of Materials, 2nd ed. / Vitalij K. Pecharsky and Peter Y. Zavalij.  New York: Springer, 2009.  QC482.D5P4 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Fundamentals-Diffraction-Structural-Characterization-Materials/dp/0387095780/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260572366&sr=1-2

Quantum Theory of the Optical and Electronic Properties of Semiconductors, 5th ed. / Hartmut Haug and Stephan W. Koch.  Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2009.  QC611.6.O6H44 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Optical-Electronic-Properties-Semiconductors/dp/9810218648/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260572625&sr=1-1

Electromagnetism : Paths to Research / Doris Teplitz.  New York: Plenum, 1982.  QC760.E43 1982  http://www.amazon.com/Electromagnetism-Paths-Research-Doris-Teplitz/dp/0306410478/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260572777&sr=1-1

Heaven and Earth : Global Warming, the Missing Science / Ian Plimer.  Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade, 2009.  QC981.8.G56P55 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Heaven-Earth-Warming-Missing-Science/dp/1589794729/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260573025&sr=1-1

Other titles that may be of interest:

Revolutionizing the Sciences : European Knowledge and Its Ambitions, 1500 – 1700, 2nd edition / Peter Dear.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton, 2009.  Q127.E8D433 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Revolutionizing-Sciences-Knowledge-Ambitions-1500-1700/dp/0691142068/ref=tmm_pap_title_0

Scientific Representation : Paradoxes of Perspective / Bas C. van Fraassen.  Oxford, UK: Clarendon, 2008.  Q175.V3353 2008  http://www.amazon.com/Scientific-Representation-Bas-van-Fraassen/dp/0199278229/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260574269&sr=1-1

Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and design: an Introduction for Engineers and Architects / Michael F. Ashby, Paulo J. Ferreira, and Daniel L. Schodek.  T174.7.A84X 2009  http://www.amazon.com/Nanomaterials-Nanotechnologies-Design-Introduction-Architects/dp/0750681497/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1260574457&sr=1-1