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Beckmann, Petr

Overview
Works: 70 works in 288 publications in 9 languages and 5,929 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Humor  History 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: QA484, 512.924
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Most widely held works about Petr Beckmann
 
Most widely held works by Petr Beckmann
A history of [pi] (pi) by Petr Beckmann( Book )

85 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress -- and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism
The health hazards of NOT going nuclear by Petr Beckmann( Book )

27 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses many issues relating to the safety of nuclear energy and the safety problems of alternative energy sources that are not widely publicized
The scattering of electromagnetic waves from rough surfaces by Petr Beckmann( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of language, a new approach by Petr Beckmann( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthogonal polynomials for engineers and physicists by Petr Beckmann( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probability in communication engineering by Petr Beckmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The depolarization of electromagnetic waves by Petr Beckmann( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of applied probability theory by Petr Beckmann( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eco-hysterics and the technophobes by Petr Beckmann( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to elementary queuing theory and telephone traffic by Petr Beckmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einstein plus two by Petr Beckmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whispered anecdotes; humor from behind the Iron Curtain by Petr Beckmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ausbreitung der ultrakurzen Wellen by Petr Beckmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The non-problem of nuclear wastes by Petr Beckmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary queuing theory and telephone traffic by Petr Beckmann( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atomkraft, ja bitte by Petr Beckmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Access to energy : a selection of brief essays by Petr Beckmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of diffraction and the factorization method (generalized Wiener-Hopf technique) by L. A Vaĭnshteĭn( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hammer and tickle : clandestine laughter in the Soviet empire by Petr Beckmann( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuclear proliferation : how to blunder into promoting it by Petr Beckmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of [pi] (pi)
Alternative Names
Beckmann, P.

Beckmann, P. 1924-1993

Beckmann, Petr

Petr Beckmann Amerikaans natuurkundige (1924-1993)

پتر بکمان فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی

베크만, 페트르

ベックマン, ペートル

ペートル・ベックマン

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The scattering of electromagnetic waves from rough surfaces