Detailseite wird geladen...
ISBN: 0387979913
[SR: 1392926], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780387979915], Copernicus, Copernicus, Book, [PU: Copernicus], 1996-08-01, Copernicus, 278329, Applied Mathematics, 922530, Mathematical Modelling, 278335, Mathematics for Scientists & Engineers, 278419, Physics, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 278337, Calculus & Mathematical Analysis, 278339, Complex Analysis, 278340, Differential Equations, 278342, Functional Analysis, 278346, Real Analysis, 278347, Vector & Tensor Analysis, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 278353, Geometry & Topology, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922520, Popular Maths, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922942, Maths, 922868, Popular Science, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 570912, Calculus & Mathematical Analysis, 564352, Mathematics, 564334, Scientific, Technical & Medical, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276315, Philosophy, 496404, History, 496508, Introduction to Philosophy, 276319, Non-Western, 496410, Philosophers, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books
Amazon.co.uk
-Daily Deal-
Gebraucht Shipping costs:Europa Zone 1: GBP 5,48 pro Produkt.. Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days (EUR 4.80) Details... |
Stefan Hildebrandt; Anthony Tromba:
The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World - used bookISBN: 0387979913
ID: 7289236
Why does nature prefer some shapes and not others? The variety of sizes, shapes, and irregularities in nature is endless. Skillfully integrating striking full-color illustrations, the authors describe the efforts by scientists and mathematicians since the Renaissance to identify and describe the principles underlying the shape of natural forms. But can one set of laws account for both the symmetry and irregularity as well as the infinite variety of nature's designs? A complete answer to this question is likely never to be discovered. Yet, it is fascinating to see how the search for some simple universal laws down through the ages has increased our understanding of nature. The Parsimonious Universe looks at examples from the world around us at a non-mathematical, non-technical level to show that nature achieves efficiency by being stingy with the energy it expends. applied,geometry,geometry and topology,humanities,linear programming,mathematics,metaphysics,philosophy,physics,politics and social sciences Physics, Copernicus
Thriftbooks.com
used Shipping costs:plus shipping costs
Details... |
1996
ISBN: 9780387979915
ID: 907572902
U.S.A.: Springer Verlag, 1996. pp. 330, "Why does nature prefer some shapes and not others? The variety of sizes, shapes, and irregularities in nature is endless. Skillfully integrating striking full-color illustrations, the authors describe the efforts by scientists and mathematicians since the Renaissance to identify and describe the principles underlying the shape of natural forms. But can one set of laws account for both the symmetry and irregularity as well as the infinite variety of nature's designs? A complete answer to this question is likely never to be discovered. Yet, it is fascinating to see how the search for some simple universal laws down through the ages has increased our understanding of nature. The Parsimonious Universe looks at examples from the world around us at a non-mathematical, non-technical level to show that nature achieves efficiency by being stingy with the energy it expends.". Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Larger 8vo., Springer Verlag, 1996
Biblio.com |
ISBN: 9780387979915
ID: 1188326
The variety of sizes, shapes, and irregularities in nature is endless. Through illustrations and text, the authors of The Parsimonious Universe describe the efforts by scientists and mathematicians since the Renaissance to identify and describe the basic laws underlying the shape of natural forms. Can one set of laws account for both the symmetry and irregularity as well as the infinite variety of nature's designs? Complete answers to these questions are likely novel to be discovered. Still, down through the ages, the investigation of form and pattern in nature has yielded some fascinating and surprising insights. Out of this inquiry comes a specific branch of mathematics - the calculus of variations - which explores questions of optimization (finding designs that maximize or minimize a particular quantity). The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World Hildebrandt, Stefan / Tromba, Anthony, Copernicus Books
Betterworldbooks.com
Shipping costs:zzgl. Versandkosten, plus shipping costs
Details... |
ISBN: 9780387979915
ID: 915738594
Copernicus. Hardcover. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j, Copernicus
Biblio.com |
Author: | |
Title: | The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World |
ISBN: | 0387979913 |
Details of the book - The Parsimonious Universe: Shape and Form in the Natural World
EAN (ISBN-13): 9780387979915
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0387979913
Hardcover
Publishing year: 1996
Publisher: New York: Copernicus, 1996
Book in our database since 25.10.2007 19:54:50
Book found last time on 05.12.2016 21:07:53
ISBN/EAN: 0387979913
ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-387-97991-3, 978-0-387-97991-5
< to archive...
Nearby books
- "The Normal Distribution: Characterizations with Applications (Lecture Notes in Statistics)", from "Wlodzimierz Bryc" (0387979905)
- "Out of their Minds: The Lives and Discoveries of 15 Great Computer Scientists", from "Dennis Shasha, Cathy Lazere" (0387979921)
- "Branching Processes: Proceedings of the First World Congress (Ima Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications)", from "C. C. Heyde" (0387979891)
- "The Book of Numbers", from "Conway, John H.; Guy, Richard K." (038797993X)
- "Adaptive Control, Filtering, and Signal Processing", from "K.J. Aström" (0387979883)
- "The Flatland Hypothesis: Geometric Structure of Artistic and Scientific Revolutions", from "R.R. Shearer" (0387979948)