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Chaos in Classical and Quantum Mechanics

Describes the chaos apparent in simple mechanical systems with the goal of elucidating the connections between classical and quantum mechanics. It develops the relevant ideas of the last two decades via geometric intuition rather than algebraic manipulation. The historical and cultural background against which these scientific developments have occurred is depicted, and realistic examples are discussed in detail. This book enables entry-level graduate students to tackle fresh problems in this rich field.     

Author Name :P. Civitanovic

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Bibliographic guide to the foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum information

This is a collection of references (papers, books, preprints, book reviews, Ph. D. thesis, patents, web sites, etc.), sorted alphabetically and (some of them) classified by subject, on foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum information. Specifically, it covers hidden variables (``no-go'' theorems, experiments), interpretations of quantum mechanics, entanglement, quantum effects (quantum Zeno effect, quantum erasure, ``interaction-free'' measurements, quantum ``non-demolition'' measurements), quantum information (cryptography, cloning, dense coding, teleportation), and quantum computation.     

Author Name :Adan Cabello

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Marks calculations for machine design

Everyday Engineers must solve some of the most difficult design problems and often with little time and money to spare. It was with this in mind that this book was designed. Based on the best selling Mark's Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Mark's Standard Engineering Calculations For Machine Design offers a detailed treatment of topics in statics, friction, kinematics, dynamics, energy relations, impulse and momentum, systems of particles, variable mass systems, and three-dimensional rigid body analysis.     

Author Name :Thomas H. Brown

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The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

Isaac Newton's The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy translated by Andrew Motte and published in two volumes in 1729 remains the first and only translation of Newton's Philosophia naturalis principia mathematica, which was first published in London in 1687. As the most famous work in the history of the physical sciences.     

Author Name :Isaac newton

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The relations between various treatments of the classical linearly damped harmonic oscillator and its quantizatlon are investigated. In the course of a historical survey typical features of the problem are discussed on the basis of Havas classical Hamiltonian and the quantum mechanical SssmannHasseAlbrecht models as coined by the MnchenGarching nuclear physics group. It is then shown how by imposing a restriction on the classical trajectories in order to connect the Hamiltonian with the energy, the time-independent BatemanMorseFeshbachBopp Hamiltonian leads to the time-dependent CaldirolaKanai Hamiltonian. Canonical quantization of either formulation entails a violation of Heisenbergs principle. By means of a unified treatment of both the electrical and mechanical semi-infinite transmission line, this defect is related to the disregard of additional quantum fluctuations that are intrinsically connected with the dissipation. The difficulties of these models are discussed. Then it is proved that the Bateman dual Hamiltonian is connected to a recently developed comples svmplectic formulation by a simple canonical transformation. The fundamental commutator is still in error. Therefore it is demonstrated how, either separating the dual oscillators according to a modified version of Bopps original treatment or reducing classical comples phase space by an integration over the mirror image subspace. a quantum continuity equation is obtained that leads to Dekkers master equation following the usual operator algebra.     

Author Name :H.DEKKER

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Power Plant Acoustics

This manual provides noise control data and analysis procedures for design and construction of diesel, gas, and gas turbine engine facilities at military installations in the continental United States (CONUS) and for U.S. military facilities around the world. The data and procedures are directed primarily toward the control of noise from engine driven electric generators but are equally appropriate for any power system using reciprocating or turbine engines. This manual applies to all new construction and to major alterations of existing structures. U.S. military facilities that require higher standards because of special functions or missions are not covered in this manual; criteria and standards for these exceptions are normally contained in design directives for the particular facilities. If procedures given in this manual do not provide all the functional and structural needs of a project, recognized construction practices and design standards can be used.     

Author Name :Department Of Defense

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Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices

This handbook is designed to be a working tool for the weights & measures official, the equip. mfr., installer, & repairman. It conforms to the concept of the primary use of metric measurements by citing metric units before inch-pound units where both units appear together, & placing separate sections containing requirements in metric units before corresponding sections containing requirements in inch-pound units. Covers: liquid-measuring devices, milk meters, water meters, mass flow meters, liquid measures, graduates, dry measures, odometers, taximeters, etc. Tables.     

Author Name :National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Refrigeration and air conditioning

YOU HAVE studied the fundamentals and commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. This final volume deals with another phase of your career ladder-equipment cooling. Since the principles of equipment cooling are common to all refrigeration systems, your mastery of the subject should be easy. All of the systems covered in this volume can be applied to commercial refrigeration and air conditioning.To qualify you in equipment cooling, we will present the following systems in this volume:(1) Direct expansion (2) Absorption (3) Centrifugal (4) Water treatment (5) Centrifugal water pumps (6) Fundamentals of electronic controls (7) Electronic control     

Author Name :United States ArmyCombined Arms Support Command

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Handbook of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow

The Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Flow Fundamentals Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors provide operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of the thermal sciences. The handbook includes information on thermodynamics and the properties of fluids; the three modes of heat transfer - conduction, convection, and radiation; and fluid flow, and the energy relationships in fluid systems. This information will provide personnel with a foundation for understanding the basic operation of various types of DOE nuclear facility fluid systems.     

Author Name :U.S. Department of Energy

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Handbook of mechanical science

The Mechanical Science Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of mechanical components and mechanical science. The handbook includes information on diesel engines, heat exchangers, pumps, valves, and miscellaneous mechanical components. This information will provide personnel with a foundation for understanding the construction and operation of mechanical components that are associated with various DOE nuclear facility operations and maintenance.     

Author Name :Department Of Energy

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Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids

This manual provides engineering personnel with design guidance to select, specify, inspect, and approve lubricants and hydraulic fluids used for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) equipment. It provides the operation and maintenance staff with guidance for regular and scheduled maintenance. The manual gives broad-based instructions reflecting established criteria and the latest proven state-of-the-art technology and techniques to attain better and more economical lubrication.     

Author Name :U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Handbook of material science Volume 1 & 2

The Material Science Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of the structure and properties of metals. The handbook includes information on the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms in metals, failure modes, and the characteristics of metals that are commonly used in DOE nuclear facilities. This information will provide personnel with a foundation for understanding the properties of facility materials and the way these properties can impose limitations on the operation of equipment and systems.     

Author Name :U.S. Department of Energy

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Cavitation and Bubble Dynamics

This book provides a coherent and unified treatment of the fundamental physical processes involved in bubble dynamics and the phenomenon of cavitation. Of interest to a wide range of mechanical engineers, the study of cavitation and bubbly flows is applicable to topics ranging from valve damage in hydroelectric equipment, ship propellers, and internal combustion engines to the performance of turbines and pumps of all sizes. Well-written and up-to-date, the book will prove indispensable to engineers and students needing a reference detailing the problems of cavitation and bubbly flow.     

Author Name :Christopher Earls Brennen

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Basic Hydraulic Systems and Components

This subcourse is designed to provide instruction on the concept and operation of the basic components of the hydraulic system. It also describes the various components of a typical hydraulic system, their construction and functions, and their relationship to each other. When the term hydraulics is applied to aircraft, it means a method of transmitting power from one location to another through the use of a confined fluid. The functions performed by hydraulic systems in aircraft include assisting in flight control, extending and retracting landing gear, positioning flaps, operating hoists, raising and lowering cargo doors, and starting engines. The hydraulic systems used in Army aircraft are dependable and relatively trouble-free. The maintenance requirements are small in comparison to the work the system performs. This subcourse is to be completed on a self-study basis. You will grade your lessons as you complete them using the lesson answer keys which are enclosed. If you have answered any question incorrectly,study the question reference shown on the answer key and evaluate all possible solutions. There are no prerequisites for this subcourse. This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time it was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest official publications. Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender of singular pronouns is used to refer to both men and women.     

Author Name :The Army Institute For Professional Development

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Chemical Thermodynamics

This study guide deals with the application of thermodynamics to the description of the properties of materials. It covers the qualitative behavior of single and multicomponent mixtures, including vapor-liquid, liquid-liquid, and solid-liquid phase equilibria. It also explains the use of activity coefficient models and equations of state for the quantitative prediction of phase behavior and chemical reaction equilibria. The guide assumes a prior basic understanding of first and second laws of thermodynamics and multivariate calculus.     

Author Name :Leo Lue

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