Recent Acquisitions

July-October 2001

  The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x7960) or M. Wolf (x7962).

Arfken, G. B., and H. J. Weber. Mathematical Methods for Physicists, 5th edition. Burlington, MA: Harcourt/Academic Press, 2001.

Avallone, E. A., and T. Baumeister III, eds. Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, 10th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996.

Blackburn, J. A. Modern Instrumentation for Scientists and Engineers. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Caroff, L. I., and D. J. Des Marais, eds. Pale Blue Dot 2 Workshop: Habitable and Inhabited Worlds Beyond Our Own Solar System. Moffett Field, CA: NASA and Ames Research Center, 2000. Gift of Sean C. Solomon.

Cidu, R., ed. Water-Rock Interaction, Vols. I and II. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium, held July 10-15, 2001 at Villasimius, Italy. Lisse, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema Publishers, 2001. Gift of Bjorn Mysen.

Darling, D. Life Everywhere: The Maverick Science of Astrobiology. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Dreyssé, H., ed. Electronic Structure and Physical Properties of Solids: The Uses of the LMTO Method. Letters of a Workshop held October 2-5, 1998, at Mont Saint Odile, France. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

Fitzsimmons, A., et al., eds. Minor Bodies in the Outer Solar System. ESO Astrophysics Symposia. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

Fowler, A. C. Mathematical Models in the Applied Sciences. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Fujimoto, M. The Physics of Structural Phase Transitions. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1997.

Gershenfeld, N. The Nature of Mathematical Modeling. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Grady, M. M. Catalogue of Meteorites, 5th edition. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Gunawan, D. Colliding Winds in Wolf-Rayet Binaries. PhD dissertation, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2001.

Hames, B. D., and N. M. Hooper. Instant Notes: Biochemistry, 2nd edition. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

Je?owski, A., Conference Chairman. Third International Conference on Cryocrystals and Quantum Crystals, July 28 – August 4, 2000, Szklarska Por?ba, Poland. Special issue of Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Vol. 122, Nos. 3-4. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2001.

José, J. V., and E. J. Saletan. Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Kallenrode, M-B. Space Physics: An Introduction to Plasmas and Particles in the Heliosphere and Magnetospheres, 2nd edition. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Kivelson, M. G., and C. T. Russell, eds. Introduction to Space Physics. Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Lepping, R. P., et al. Summary of Mariner 10 Magnetic Field and Trajectory Data for Mercury I and III Encounters. NASA Technical Memorandum 80600. Greenbelt, MD: NASA Goddard Flight Center, 1979.

Ludwig, H., ed. Advances in High Pressure Bioscience and Biotechnology. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1999.

Montaser, A., ed. Introductory Coupled Plasma Mass Specrometry. New York: Wiley-VCH, Inc., 1998.

Nicklin, J., et al. Instant Notes: Microbiology. Oxford: BIOS Scientific Publishers. Ltd., 1999.

Oliver, B. Modern English Usage: The Rules of Grammar, Explained with Precision and Wit. Mountain View, CA: SETI Press, 2001. (Two copies, one for each Library.) Gifts of Alan Boss.

Reimold, W. U., and L. Coney. The Vredefort Impact Structure and Directly Related Subjects: An Updated Bibliography. Information Circular No. 353. Johannesburg, South Africa: Economic Geology Research Institute, University of Witwatrersrand, 2001.

Ross, S. M. Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd edition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2000.

Steel, D. Marking Time: The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000. Gift of Louis Brown

Thurber, C. H. Earth Structure and Earthquake Locations in the Coyote Lake Area, Central California. Ph.D. Thesis, M.I.T., 1975. Gift of the author.

Turner, P. C., et al. Instant Notes: Molecular Biology, 2nd edition. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

Vigneresse, J. L., ed. Fluids and Features in the Lithosphere. Papers from a Workshop held Mar 25-27, 1999, at Nancy, France. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 336, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Weber, W. H., and R. Merlin, eds. Raman Scattering in Materials Science. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2000.