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1 Mechanics - J. P. Den Hartog
Auteur : J. P. Den Hartog
Genre : Physics
First published over 40 years ago, this work has achieved the status of a classic among introductory texts on mechanics. Den Hartog is known for his lively, discursive and often witty presentations of all the fundamental material of both statics and dynamics (and considerable more advanced material) in new, original ways that provide students with insights into mechanical relationships that other books do not always succeed in conveying. On the other hand, the work is so replete with engineering applications and actual design problems that it is as valuable as a reference to the practicing engineer as it is as a text or refresher for the general engineering student.
Mechanics is not a "heavy" book, despite the amount of material it covers and the clarity and exactness with which it treats this material. It is undoubtedly one of the most readable texts in the field. More than

2 A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking
Auteur : Stephen Hawking
Genre : Science & Nature

A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?

Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.
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4 Classical Mechanics - Michael Cohen
Auteur : Michael Cohen
Genre : Physics
This book gives an intuitive understanding of the principles behind classical mechanics. The motivation of writing this book was the belief that most courses hurry through the basic concepts too quickly, and that a more leisurely discussion would be helpful to many students.
Classical mechanics deals with the question of how an object moves when it is subjected to various forces, and also with the question of what forces act on an object which is not moving. The practical importance of the subject hardly requires demonstration in a world which contains automobiles, buildings, airplanes, bridges, and ballistic missiles.
Anyone who studies mechanics will find the experience of reading this book a true intellectual adventure and will acquire a permanent respect for the subtleties involved in applying “simple” concepts to the analysis of “simple”

5 Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli
Auteur : Carlo Rovelli
Genre : Physics
The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Order of Time and Reality Is Not What It Seems

“One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics.”The New York Times Book Review

This playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics briskly explains Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. Carlo Rovelli, a renowned theoretical physicist, is a delightfully poetic and philosophical scientific guide. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back t

6 The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics - Olivia Waite
Auteur : Olivia Waite
Genre : Historical
As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover’s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn’t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that she knows where to go. Showing up at the Countess’ London home, she hoped to find a challenge, not a woman who takes her breath away.

Catherine St Day looks forward to a quiet widowhood once her late husband’s scientific legacy is fulfilled. She expected to hand off the translation and wash her hands of the project—instead, she is intrigued by the young woman who turns up at her door, begging to be allowed to do the work, and she agrees to let Lucy stay. But as Catherine finds herself longing for Lucy, everything she believes about herself and her life is tested.

While Lucy spends her days interpreting the complicated French te

7 Practical Mechanics for Boys - James Slough Zerbe
Auteur : James Slough Zerbe
Genre : Engineering
This book is about mechanical art and techniques that can be used practically and hence implemented for use as a part of engineering as and when required.

8 Frost Burned - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
Patricia Briggs “has reached perfection”* in this #1 New York Times bestseller, as Mercy Thompson faces a shapeshifter’s biggest fear...
Mercy’s life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Alpha werewolf Adam Hauptman has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy’s life. But on the edges of humanity, what passes for a minor mishap on an ordinary day can turn into so much more...
After a traffic accident in bumper-to-bumper traffic, Mercy and Jesse can’t reach Adam—or anyone else in the pack. They’ve all been abducted. Mercy fears Adam’s disappearance may be related to the political battle the werewolves have been fighting to gain acceptance from the public—and that he and the pack are in serious danger. Outmatched and

9 Night Broken - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Contemporary
#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs’s Mercy Thompson series has been hailed as “one of the best” (Fiction Vixen). Now, Mercy must deal with an unwanted guest—one that brings a threat unlike anything she’s ever known.

An unexpected phone call heralds a new challenge for Mercy. Her mate Adam’s ex-wife is in trouble, on the run from a stalker. Adam isn’t the kind of man to turn away a person in need—and Mercy knows it. But with Christy holed up in Adam’s house, Mercy can’t shake the feeling that something about the situation isn’t right.

Soon, her suspicions are confirmed when she learns that Christy has the farthest thing from good intentions. She wants Adam back and she’s willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen, including turning Adam’s pack against Mercy.

Mercy isn’t about t

10 River Marked - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
In the sixth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, coyote shifter Mercy Thompson and Alpha werewolf Adam finally reach the alter. But when they make the Columbia River their honeymoon destination, their newlywed bliss turns into a fight for survival...
Being a different breed of shapeshifter—a walker—Mercy can see ghosts, but the spirit of her long-gone father has never visited her. Until now. An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River—and innocent people are dying. As other walkers make their presence known to Mercy, she must reconnect with her heritage to exorcise the world of the legend known as the river devil.

11 Timeline - Michael Crichton
Auteur : Michael Crichton
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this thriller from the author of Jurassic Park, Sphere, and Congo, a group of young scientists travel back in time to medieval France on a daring rescue mission that becomes a struggle to stay alive.
“Compulsive reading . . . brilliantly imagined.”—Los Angeles Times
In an Arizona desert, a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Halfway around the world, archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it. A

12 Winter's Tale - Mark Helprin
Auteur : Mark Helprin
Genre : Historical
Now a major motion picture A bestseller that takes readers on a journey to New York of the Belle Epoque, where Peter Lake attempts to rob a Manhattan mansion only to find the daughter of the house at home. Thus begins the love between the middle-aged Irishman and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. “This a gifted writer’s love affair with the language” (Newsday).

13 The Grand Design - Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Auteur : Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Genre : Science & Nature

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow present the most recent scientific thinking about these and other abiding mysteries of the universe, in nontechnical language marked by brilliance and simplicity.

According to quantum theory, the cosmos does not have just a single existence or history. The authors explain that we ourselves are the product of quantum fluctuations in the early universe, and show how quantum theory predicts the “multiverse”—the idea that ours is just one of many universes that appeared spontaneously out of

14 Fire Touched - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
Mercy Thompson has been hailed as “a heroine who...always remains true to herself” (Library Journal). Now she’s back, and she’ll soon discover that when the fae stalk the human world, it’s the children who suffer...
Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen long ago by the fae.
Defying the most powerful werewolf in the country, the humans, and the fae, Mercy, Adam, and their pack choose to protect the boy no matter what the cost. But who will protect them from a boy who is fire touched?

15 Principles of Automotive Engines (Mechanics and Hydraulics) - TSD Training
Auteur : TSD Training
Genre : Engineering
Principles of Automotive Engines

This course is designed to teach you the Principles of Automotive Engines. Contained within this course is instruction on how to identify component functions, characteristics, and principles of operations of the two stroke, four stroke spark, compression ignition, and turbine engines, to include a comparison of gasoline and diesel system components.

This course is part of our Mechanics and Hydraulics series.

Full illustrations and diagrams included.


- Principles of Automotive Engines
- Engine Construction
- Classification of Engines
- Engine Operation
- Four-Stroke and Two-Stroke Engines
- Diesel Engines

16 Silver Borne - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
Mercy Thompson, car mechanic and shapeshifter, never knows what the day—or night—may bring. But in the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, she's about to learn that while some secrets are dangerous—those who seek them are just plain deadly… 
Mercy is smart enough to realize that when it comes to the magical Fae, the less you know, the better. But you can’t always get what you want. When she attempts to return a powerful Fae book she’d previously borrowed in an act of desperation, she finds the bookstore locked up and closed down.
It seems the book contains secret knowledge—and the Fae will do just about anything to keep it out of the wrong hands. And if that doesn’t take enough of Mercy’s attention, her friend Samuel is struggling with his wolf side—leaving Mercy to cover for him, l

17 Mechanics Collection - TSD Training
Auteur : TSD Training
Genre : Engineering
Mechanics Collection

This collection includes 14 of our training courses all within one book. You can easily use the bookmarks to navigate between each training course. This collection includes:

- Auto Mechanic - Engines
- Auto Mechanic - Electrical Systems
- Auto Mechanic - Fuel and Exhaust Systems
- Auto Mechanic - Clutches, Transmissions and Transfers
- Auto Mechanic - Drive Lines, Axles and Suspension Systems
- Auto Mechanic - Steering Systems
- Auto Mechanic - Brake Systems
- Basic Hydraulic Systems and Components
- Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Systems
- Internal Combustion Engines
- Metal Body Repair
- Principles of Automotive Electricity
- Principles of Automotive Engines
- Repairer Hydraulic Systems

Full illustrations and diagrams included.

Auto Mechanic - Eng

18 Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
“Kick-ass were-coyote auto mechanic Mercedes Thompson” (Publishers Weekly) has leapt to the forefront of today’s urban fantasy heroes, thanks to bestselling author Patricia Briggs. Now, Mercy finds herself in the middle of a bloodbath—with only one way out...

Mercy has friends in low places—and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind. But this new vampire is hardly ordinary—and neither is the demon inside of him.

When the undead and the werewolves sent to find him don’t return, the local vampire queen turns to Mercy for help. A coyote is no match for a demon, but Mercy is determined to get her friends back—including the two werewolves circling around her heart.

19 Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
Welcome to Patricia Briggs’s world, a place where “witches, vampires, werewolves, and shape-shifters live beside ordinary people” (Booklist). It takes a very unusual woman to call it home—and there’s no one quite like Mercy Thompson.
By day, Mercy Thompson is a car mechanic in the sprawling Tri-Cities of Eastern Washington. By night, she explores her preternatural side. As a shape-shifter with some unusual talents, Mercy’s found herself maintaining a tenuous harmony between the human and the not-so-human on more than one occasion. This time she may get more than she bargained for.
Marsilia, the local vampire queen, has learned that Mercy crossed her by slaying a member of her clan—and she’s out for blood. But since Mercy is protected from direct reprisal by the werewolf pack (and her close relationship with its se

20 Mechanics - Florian Scheck
Auteur : Florian Scheck
Genre : Engineering
This updated and revised fourth edition covers all topics in mechanics from elementary Newtonian mechanics, canonical and rigid body mechanics to relativistic mechanics and nonlinear dynamics.

In particular, symmetries and invariance principles, geometrical structures and continuum mechanics play an important role. This book will enable the reader to develop general principles from which equations of motions may be derived, to understand the importance of symmetries as a basis for quantum mechanics and to get practice in using theoretical tools and concepts that are essential for all branches of physics.

The book contains numerous problems with complete solutions, and some practical examples.This will be appreciated in particular by students using the text to accompnay lectures on mechanics. The book ends with some historical remarks on important pioneers in mechani

21 Brief Answers to the Big Questions - Stephen Hawking
Auteur : Stephen Hawking
Genre : Science & Nature
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.

“Hawking’s parting gift to humanity . . . a book every thinking person worried about humanity’s future should read.”—NPR


Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originally gave him only two years to live. In later life he could commun

22 Storm Cursed - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
In this powerful entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Mercy Thompson must face a deadly enemy to defend all she loves…
My name is Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman, and I am a car mechanic.
And a coyote shapeshifter.
And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack.
Even so, none of that would have gotten me into trouble if, a few months ago, I hadn’t stood upon a bridge and taken responsibility for the safety of the citizens who lived in our territory. It seemed like the thing to do at the time. It should have only involved hunting down killer goblins, zombie goats, and an occasional troll. Instead, our home was viewed as neutral ground, a place where humans would feel safe to come and treat with the fae.
The reality is that nothing and no one is safe.  As generals and po

23 A Briefer History of Time - Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Auteur : Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Genre : Science & Nature

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for years readers have asked for a more accessible formulation of its key concepts—the nature of space and time, the role of God in creation, and the history and future of the universe. A Briefer History of Time is Professor Hawking’s response.

Although “briefer,” this book is much more than a mere explanation of Hawking’s earlier work. A Briefer History of Time both clarifies and expands on the great subjects of the original, and records the latest developments in t

24 Mechanics of Materials, Learning Through Practice - Nicolas Ali Libre
Auteur : Nicolas Ali Libre
Genre : Education
Mechanics of Materials, learning through practice is an interactive book for engineering mechanics. The objective of engineering mechanics is enabling engineering students with ability to analyze the solid mechanics problems in a simple and logical manner; also providing students with the basic knowledge and skills that are needed for advanced engineering design topics. This book is designed for the first course in Mechanics of Materials. 
This book which is the first interactive eBook for Engineering Mechanics is intended to provide students with an educational tool to learn Mechanics of Materials through practicing various engineering problems. Features designed here include a dynamic, interactive eBook, summarized step-through tutorials, lecture and example videos, automatically graded assessment materials, and algorithmically generated problem sets that help fostering cust

25 The Mechanic's of Love - Adina Stevens
Auteur : Adina Stevens
Genre : Theater
All Shirley Fenton wanted to do was get to the end of her destination on time, but from the look of things, she would not be getting there anytime soon. She found herself stranded on the deserted country lane with a car out of action and no way of getting help. Then he turned up offering his help. Was he someone that she could trust, or would she find herself in a situation that would prove fatal. Or would he be a Good Samaritan and provide the help that she so needed? There was only one way to find out…

This is not a romance or erotica. This is a HFN interlude of 4,281 words.

26 Metro Girl - Janet Evanovich
Auteur : Janet Evanovich
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
A spectacular new novel, complete with high stakes, hot nights, murder and graft—not to mention car chases, car races, car explosions, and car—well, you get the idea

Alexandra Barnaby got the brains in her family. The little gray cells certainly bypassed Barney’s younger brother, Wild Bill. Now Bill’s missing, so Barney is dispatched to Florida in the middle of summer with the bugs and the heat and the bad-hair-day humidity. Barney’s thinking things can’t get too much worse as she makes the rounds of South Beach, unemployed and sunburned, following her brother’s trail of broken-hearted bimbos.

Too bad for Barney—she’s wrong about the getting worse part. Enter Sam Hooker. Somebody’s stolen his boat and the trail leads to—you guessed it—Wild Bill. Hooker decides to follow Barney and see if she can lead him to his boat.

In the world

27 The Wave - Susan Casey
Auteur : Susan Casey
Genre : Nature
From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws of physics. But in the past few decades, as a startling number of ships vanished and new evidence has emerged, oceanographers realized something scary was brewing in the planet’s waters. They found their proof in February 2000, when a British research vessel was trapped in a vortex of impossibly mammoth waves in the North Sea—including several that approached 100 feet.

As scientists scramble to understand this phenomenon, others view the giant waves as the ultimate challenge. These are extreme surfers

28 The Hidden Reality - Brian Greene
Auteur : Brian Greene
Genre : Physics
The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe?

There was a time when "universe" meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories are converging on the possibility that our universe may be but one among many parallel universes populating a vast multiverse. Here, Briane Greene, one of our foremost physicists and science writers, takes us on a breathtaking journey to a multiverse comprising an endless series of big bangs, a multiverse with duplicates of every one of us, a multiverse populated by vast sheets of spacetime, a multiverse in which all we consider real are holographic illusions, and even a multiverse made purely of math--and reveals the reality hidden within each.

Using his trademark wit and pr

29 God and Quantum Mechanics: Is the Material World Truly Real? Is the Entire Universe Just a “Simulation” in a Supercomputer? - Bogdan-John Vasiliu
Auteur : Bogdan-John Vasiliu
Genre : Christianity
Were we created by a loving God, or are we just a simulation, mere numbers in a supercomputer that belongs to an insensitive super-alien?

The discoveries in the field of quantum mechanics describe a seemingly unreal world, in which elementary particles seem to behave differently when they are “observed;” also, says quantum mechanics, those particles (and allegedly even macroscopic objects, too) seem to be able to be in multiple incompatible states at the same time, until they are “observed.” And according to some scientists (like John von Neumann, for example), such an “observation” has to be performed by a conscious human being.

So it may be possible to argue in a scientific way that our material world seems to be artificial, and that its laws seem to be paying attention to what we humans are doing; but can science provide any information about a far mo

30 Shifting Shadows - Patricia Briggs
Auteur : Patricia Briggs
Genre : Fantasy
Shapeshifter Mercy Thompson has friends in high places—and in low, dark, scary ones. And in this must-have collection of short stories, you’ll meet new faces and catch up with old acquaintances—in all their forms...

Includes the new stories...
“Roses in Winter”

…and reader favorites
“Fairy Gifts”
“Seeing Eye”
“Alpha and Omega”
“The Star of David”
“In Red, with Pearls”

“One of the best urban fantasy anthologies I’ve ever read.”—The BiblioSanctum

31 The Order of Time - Carlo Rovelli
Auteur : Carlo Rovelli
Genre : Physics
One of TIME’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade

"Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times

From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, comes a concise, elegant exploration of time.

Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike.

For most readers this is unfamiliar terrain. We all experience time, but the more scientists learn about it, the more mysterious it remains. We think of it as uniform and universal, moving steadily from past to future, measured by clocks. Rovelli tears

32 Mechanics of Demonology - G.P. Haggart
Auteur : G.P. Haggart
Genre : Christianity
Protestant exorcist and pastor G.P. Haggart breaks down the study of demonology for educational purposes. Forward by Demonologist Tracy Bacon. G.P. Haggart tells the story of his first encounter with a demon that propelled him sixteen years later to battle demons and empower victims of demonic haunts. Discover the knowledge needed to confront demons, how to investigate a demonic haunt, how to debunk a demonic haunt, characteristics of demons, the science of possession, the origin and nature of evil, the four theories of the origins of demons, exorcism, diabolical metaphysics and much more.

33 Physics of the Impossible - Michio Kaku
Auteur : Michio Kaku
Genre : Physics
Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what our current understanding of the universe's physical laws may permit in the near and distant future.Entertaining, informative, and imaginative, Physics of the Impossible probes the very limits of human ingenuity and scientific possibility.

34 Internal Combustion Engines (Mechanics and Hydraulics) - TSD Training
Auteur : TSD Training
Genre : Engineering
Internal Combustion Engines

The purpose of this course is to increase the mechanic's knowledge of the principles, components, and operation of internal combustion engines.

This course is part of our Mechanics and Hydraulics series.

Full illustrations and diagrams included.


- Internal Combustion Engines
- Two Stroke Gasoline Engines
- Two Stroke and Four Stroke Diesel Engines
- Internal Combustion Engine Subsystems
- Turbochargers, Intake and Exhaust Systems
- Lubrication System
- Cooling System

35 The Big Picture - Sean Carroll
Auteur : Sean Carroll
Genre : Physics
The instant New York Times bestseller about humanity's place in the universe—and how we understand it.

“Vivid...impressive....Splendidly informative.”The New York Times
Succeeds spectacularly.—Science
A tour de force.Salon

Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll is emerging as one of the greatest humanist thinkers of his generation as he brings his extraordinary intellect to bear not only on Higgs bosons and extra dimensions but now also on our deepest personal questions: Where are we? Who are we? Are our emotions, our beliefs, and our hopes and dreams ultimately meaningless out there in the void? Do human purpose and meani

36 Reality Is Not What It Seems - Carlo Rovelli, Simon Carnell & Erica Segre
Auteur : Carlo Rovelli, Simon Carnell & Erica Segre
Genre : Physics
“The man who makes physics sexy . . . the scientist they’re calling the next Stephen Hawking.” The Times Magazine

From the New York Times–bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe.

What are the elementary ingredients of the world? Do time and space exist? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions. He tells us how our understanding of reality has changed over the centuries and how physicists think about the structure of the universe today.

In elegant and accessible prose, Rovelli takes us on a wondrous journey from Democritus to Albert Einstein, from Michael Faraday to gravitational waves, and from classical physics to his own work in qu

37 Motor Mouth - Janet Evanovich
Auteur : Janet Evanovich
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Miami is still freakin' humid. The nights are even hotter. And there's a body on ice. And that's just the beginning of this adrenaline-rush of a hot-wired ride from phenomenal number one New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.

A woman with a taste for speed and a talent for breaking the rules, Barney also knows a little too much about cheating. First there was Hooker and that salesclerk. Now she's convinced one of the competitors is up to no good on the track. Snooping to find evidence, Hooker and Barney "borrow" a NASCAR hauler. Turns out, the hauler is carrying two race cars and a dead guy. It looks like Barney and Hooker are facing multiple counts of grand theft auto and homicide.

So buckle up as Barney, Hooker, a 150-pound bundle of Saint Bernard love named Beans, and the Super Cigar Ladies Felicia and Rosa shift into gear on a wild race around South

38 Shop Class as Soulcraft - Matthew B. Crawford
Auteur : Matthew B. Crawford
Genre : Philosophy
A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands 

Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" by The Boston GlobeShop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor. On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B. Crawford questions the educational imperative of turning everyone into a "knowledge worker," based on a misguided separation of thinking from doing. Using his own experience as an electrician and mechanic, Crawford presents a wonderfully articulated call for self-reliance and a moving reflection on how we can live concretely in an ever more abstract world.

39 You Are the Universe - Deepak Chopra & Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D.
Auteur : Deepak Chopra & Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D.
Genre : Science & Nature
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world. 

"A riveting and absolutely fascinating adventure that will blow your mind wide open!" —Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi
What happens when modern science reaches a crucial turning point that challenges everything we know about reality? In this brilliant, timely, and practical work, Chopra and Kafatos tell us that we've reached just such a point. In the coming era, the universe will be completely redefined as a "human universe" radically unlike the cold, empty void where human life is barely a speck in the cosmos.
You Are the Universe literally means what it says--each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to t

40 The Cellular Automaton Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics - Gerard 't Hooft
Auteur : Gerard 't Hooft
Genre : Physics
This book presents the deterministic view of quantum mechanics developed by Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft.

Dissatisfied with the uncomfortable gaps in the way conventional quantum mechanics meshes with the classical world, 't Hooft has revived the old hidden variable ideas, but now in a much more systematic way than usual. In this, quantum mechanics is viewed as a tool rather than a theory.
The book presents examples of models that are classical in essence, but can be analysed by the use of quantum techniques, and argues that even the Standard Model, together with gravitational interactions, might be viewed as a quantum mechanical approach to analysing a system that could be classical at its core. He shows how this approach, even though it is based on hidden variables, can be plausibly reconciled with Bell's theorem, and how the usual objections voice

41 Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead - Michael Epperson
Auteur : Michael Epperson
Genre : Philosophy
In Process and Reality and other works, Alfred North Whitehead struggled to come to terms with the impact the new science of quantum mechanics would have on metaphysics.

This ambitious book is the first extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics, and Whitehead's cosmology. Michael Epperson illuminates the intersection of science and philosophy in Whitehead's work-and details Whitehead's attempts to fashion an ontology coherent with quantum anomalies.

Including a nonspecialist introduction to quantum mechanics, Epperson adds an essential new dimension to our understanding of Whitehead-and of the constantly enriching encounter between science and philosophy in our century.

42 Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Systems (Mechanics and Hydraulics) - TSD Training
Auteur : TSD Training
Genre : Engineering
Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Systems

The purpose of this course is to introduce the characteristics of gasoline and diesel fuel systems. This discussion will include a description of the principles, construction, and function of these two systems.

This course is part of our Mechanics and Hydraulics series.

Full illustrations and diagrams included.


- Function and Construction of Gasoline Fuel Systems
- Characteristics of Gasoline
- Principles, Construction and Function of Gasoline Fuel Systems
- Function and Construction of Diesel Fuel Systems
- Characteristics of Diesel Fuel
- Function and Construction of Diesel Fuel Systems

43 Quantum Mechanics - Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman
Auteur : Leonard Susskind & Art Friedman
Genre : Physics
First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the strange world of quantum mechanics.

In this follow-up to the New York Times best-selling The Theoretical Minimum, Susskind and Friedman provide a lively introduction to this famously difficult field, which attempts to understand the behavior of sub-atomic objects through mathematical abstractions. Unlike other popularizations that shy away from quantum mechanics' weirdness, Quantum Mechanics embraces the utter strangeness of quantum logic. The authors offer crystal-clear explanations of the principles of quantum states, uncertainty and time dependence, entanglement, and particle and wave states, among other topics, and each chapter includes exercises to ensure mastery of each area. L

44 Mechanics of Materials For Dummies - James H. Allen, III
Auteur : James H. Allen, III
Genre : Engineering
Your ticket to excelling in mechanics of materials
With roots in physics and mathematics, engineering mechanics is the basis of all the mechanical sciences: civil engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, and aeronautical and aerospace engineering.

Tracking a typical undergraduate course, Mechanics of Materials For Dummies gives you a thorough introduction to this foundational subject. You'll get clear, plain-English explanations of all the topics covered, including principles of equilibrium, geometric compatibility, and material behavior; stress and its relation to force and movement; strain and its relation to displacement; elasticity and plasticity; fatigue and fracture; failure modes; application to simple engineering structures, and more.
Tracks to a course that is a prerequisite for most engineering majors Covers ke

45 Mechanics of Materials - Nicolas Ali Libre
Auteur : Nicolas Ali Libre
Genre : Education
Mechanics of Materials, Learning through Practice is an interactive book for engineering mechanics. This book, which is the first interactive eBook in the field of Engineering Mechanics that is designed for mobile devices, is intended to provide students with an educational tool to learn Mechanics of Materials through practicing various engineering problems. Features designed here include: 
• dynamic, interactive eBook 
• summarized step-by-step tutorials 
• hints and guided steps
• lecture and example videos 
• automatically graded assessment materials 
• algorithmically generated problem sets 
• 3D models and animations 
These unique features help to foster customized learning experience for students with various learning styles. Each Chapter begins with a course summary that provides main

46 Warped Passages - Lisa Randall
Auteur : Lisa Randall
Genre : Physics
The universe has many secrets. It may hide additional dimensions of space other than the familier three we recognize. There might even be another universe adjacent to ours, invisible and unattainable . . . for now.

Warped Passages is a brilliantly readable and altogether exhilarating journey that tracks the arc of discovery from early twentieth-century physics to the razor's edge of modern scientific theory. One of the world's leading theoretical physicists, Lisa Randall provides astonishing scientific possibilities that, until recently, were restricted to the realm of science fiction. Unraveling the twisted threads of the most current debates on relativity, quantum mechanics, and gravity, she explores some of the most fundamental questions posed by Nature—taking us into the warped, hidden dimensions underpinning the universe we live in, demystifying the science of the myri

47 Quantum Mechanics 1: Particles & Waves - Robert Piccioni
Auteur : Robert Piccioni
Genre : Physics
With this book you begin exploring the mysterious world of Quantum Mechanics — two words that have for over 100 years struck terror in the hearts of both physics students and the general public.

As we shall see, the behavior of nature is remarkably surprising in the micro-world of molecules, atoms, and everything smaller yet. But this should be a surprise of wonder instead of terror. For most of us, nature is also surprising on the savannahs of Serengeti, but who wouldn't delight in seeing lions, elephants, cheetahs, and gazelles in their native habitat? As your tour guide, I will show you the wonders of Quantum Mechanics, while making sure you aren't devoured.

Quantum Mechanics is the theory of physics that describes nature in the micro-world. There is much to discuss, too much for just one book. We will start by taking small steps that lead to some great surpris

48 The Principles of Quantum Mechanics - P. A. M. Dirac
Auteur : P. A. M. Dirac
Genre : Science & Nature
"The standard work in the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics, indispensable both to the advanced student and to the mature research worker, who will always find it a fresh source of knowledge and stimulation." --Nature "This is the classic text on quantum mechanics. No graduate student of quantum theory should leave it unread"--W.C Schieve, University of Texas

49 The Particle at the End of the Universe - Sean Carroll
Auteur : Sean Carroll
Genre : Physics
Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books

“A modern voyage of discovery.” —Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being

The Higgs boson is one of our era’s most fascinating scientific frontiers and the key to understanding why mass exists. The most recent book on the subject, The God Particle, was a bestseller. Now, Caltech physicist Sean Carroll documents the doorway that is opening—after billions of dollars and the efforts of thousands of researchers at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland—into the mind-boggling world of dark matter. The Particle at the End of the Universe has it all: money and politics, jealousy and self-sacrifice, history and cutting-edge physics—all grippingly told by a rising star of science writing.

50 Something Deeply Hidden - Sean Carroll
Auteur : Sean Carroll
Genre : Physics
A Science News favorite science book of 2019

As you read these words, copies of you are being created.

Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world’s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics. Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up to the essential puzzle of quantum mechanics utterly transforms how we think about space and time.  His reconciling of quantum mechanics with Einstein’s theory of relativity changes, well, everything.

Most physicists haven’t even recognized the uncomfortable truth: physics has been in crisis since 1927. Quantum mechanics  has always had obvious gaps—which have come to be simply ignored. Science popularizers keep te
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