Item description for From Newton to Mandelbrot: A Primer in Theoretical Physics with Fractals for the Personal Computer by Dietrich Stauffer...
From Newton to Mandelbrot takes the student on a tour of the most important landmarks of theoretical physics: classical, quantum, and statistical mechanics, relativity, electrodynamics, and, the most modern and exciting of all, the physics of fractals. The treatment is confined to the essentials of each area, and short computer programs, numerous problems, and beautiful color illustrations round off this unusual textbook. Ideally suited for a one-year course in theoretical physics it will also prove useful in preparing and revising for exams. This edition is corrected and includes a new appendix on elementary particle physics, answers to all short questions, and a diskette where a selection of executable programs exploring the fractal concept can be found.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.19" Width: 6.15" Height: 0.72" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date Oct 26, 1995
ISBN 3540565892 ISBN13 9783540565895
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More About Dietrich Stauffer
Stauffer, University of Cologne, Germany.
Dietrich Stauffer has an academic affiliation as follows - Universitat Kol University of Cologne, Germany University of Cologne,.