



Solid State Physics: Advances in Research and Applications, Vol. 34The characteristics and theory of the thermal conductivity of solids was reviewed comprehensively in Volume 7 of this serial publication by Klemens. In a later article, appearing in Volume 12, Mendelssohn and Rosenberg surveyed the theory of and experience with lowtemperature thermal conductivity of metals. The review by Slack in this volume...   The Computer and the Brain (The Silliman Memorial Lectures Series)With a foreword by Paul M. Churchland and Patricia S. ChurchlandThis book represents the views of one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century on the analogies between computing machines and the living human brain. John von Neumann concludes that the brain operates in part digitally, in part analogically, but uses a peculiar...   



The Portable MachiavelliEdited and translated by Peter Bondanella and Mark Musa, "The Portable Machiavelli" not only gives the casual reader a chance to read different personal and professional works of Machiavelli, but also strives to do away with many of the myths that have plagued the man's posthumous fame. For example, the famous 'the ends justifies the...   Boundary Layer Theory"We find here a book where the theory is developed with rigours in parallel with a strong physical intuition. Comparison with experiments and simulations are always proposed and carefully analysed. The book contains at the end a very rich and complete bibliography … I warmly encourage everyone interested in boundarylayer theory to have...   


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