Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich) 19081968
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Works:  1,128 works in 4,829 publications in 10 languages and 36,754 library holdings 

Genres:  Biography History Popular works 
Roles:  Author, Other, Editor, Publishing director, Honoree, Translator, Contributor, Creator 
Classifications:  QA805, 530.14 
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Most widely held works about
L. D Landau
 Under the spell of Landau : when theoretical physics was shaping destinies by Mikhail A Shifman( )
 Lev Davidovich Landau and his impact on contemporary theoretical physics( )
 The man they wouldn't let die by Alexandre Dorozynski( Book )
 Landau, a great physicist and teacher by Anna Livanova( Book )
 L.D. Landau by D. ter Haar( Book )
 Landau, the physicist and the man : recollections of L.D. Landau( Book )
 Akademik Landau : kak my zhili by Kora LandauDrobant︠s︡eva( Book )
 Landau : stranit︠s︡y zhizni by Maĭi︠a︡ Bessarab( Book )
 Sovetskai︠a︡ zhiznʹ Lʹva Landau by G. E Gorelik( Book )
 Vospominanii︠a︡ o L.D. Landau( Book )
 Formula schastʹi︠a︡ Landau by Maĭi︠a︡ Bessarab( Book )
 Lev Landau : romanbiografii︠a︡ by Maĭi︠a︡ Bessarab( Book )
 Krug Landau i Lifshit︠s︡a by B. S Gorobet︠s︡( Book )
 Krug Landau : fizika voĭny i mira by B. S Gorobet︠s︡( Book )
 Evreĭskie i russkie uchenye : mify i realʹnostʹ by Vladimir Boi︠a︡rint︠s︡ev( Book )
 Ėĭnshteĭn i Landau shuti︠a︡t : evreĭskie ostroty i anekdoty( Book )
 Krug Landau by B. S Gorobet︠s︡( Book )
 Stranit︠s︡y zhizni Landau by Maĭi︠a︡ Bessarab( Book )
 Akademik Landau : kak my zhili : vospominanii︠a︡ by Kora LandauDrobant︠s︡eva( Book )
 Akademik L.D. Landau; kratkai︠a︡ biografii︠a︡ i obzor nauchnykh rabot by A. A Abrikosov( Book )
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Most widely held works by
L. D Landau
The classical theory of fields by
L. D Landau(
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147 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired doghating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
147 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired doghating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog
Quantum mechanics, nonrelativistic theory by
L. D Landau(
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143 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition has been completely revised to include some 20% of new material. Important recent developments such as the theory of Regge poles are now included. Many problems with solutions have been added to those already contained in the book
143 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This edition has been completely revised to include some 20% of new material. Important recent developments such as the theory of Regge poles are now included. Many problems with solutions have been added to those already contained in the book
Statistical physics by
L. D Landau(
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119 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory
119 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lucid presentation of statistical physics and thermodynamics which develops from the general principles to give a large number of applications of the theory
Mechanics by
L. D Landau(
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103 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devoted to the foundation of mechanics, namely classical Newtonian mechanics, the subject is based mainly on Galileo's principle of relativity and Hamilton's principle of least action. The exposition is simple and leads to the most complete direct means of solving problems in mechanics. The final sections on adiabatic invariants have been revised and augmented. In addition a short biography of L D Landau has been inserted
103 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devoted to the foundation of mechanics, namely classical Newtonian mechanics, the subject is based mainly on Galileo's principle of relativity and Hamilton's principle of least action. The exposition is simple and leads to the most complete direct means of solving problems in mechanics. The final sections on adiabatic invariants have been revised and augmented. In addition a short biography of L D Landau has been inserted
Fluid mechanics by
L. D Landau(
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138 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the most comprehensive introductory graduate or advanced undergraduate text in fluid mechanics available. It builds up from the fundamentals, often in a general way, to widespread applications, to technology and geophysics. New to this second edition are discussions on the universal dimensions similarity scaling for the laminar boundary layer equations and on the generalized vector field derivatives. In addition, new material on the generalized streamfunction treatment shows how streamfunction may be used in threedimensional flows. Finally, a new Computational Fluid Dynamics chapter enables compulations of some simple flows and provides entry to more advanced literature. *Basic introduction to the subject of fluid mechanics, intended for undergraduate and beginning graduate students of science and engineering. *Includes topics of special interest for geophysicists and to engineers. *New and generalized treatment of similar laminar boundary layers, streamfunctions for threedimensional flows, vector field derivatives, and gas dynamics. Also a new generalized treatment of boundary conditions in fluid mechanics, and expanded treatment of viscous flows.  taken from Amazon.com®
138 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the most comprehensive introductory graduate or advanced undergraduate text in fluid mechanics available. It builds up from the fundamentals, often in a general way, to widespread applications, to technology and geophysics. New to this second edition are discussions on the universal dimensions similarity scaling for the laminar boundary layer equations and on the generalized vector field derivatives. In addition, new material on the generalized streamfunction treatment shows how streamfunction may be used in threedimensional flows. Finally, a new Computational Fluid Dynamics chapter enables compulations of some simple flows and provides entry to more advanced literature. *Basic introduction to the subject of fluid mechanics, intended for undergraduate and beginning graduate students of science and engineering. *Includes topics of special interest for geophysicists and to engineers. *New and generalized treatment of similar laminar boundary layers, streamfunctions for threedimensional flows, vector field derivatives, and gas dynamics. Also a new generalized treatment of boundary conditions in fluid mechanics, and expanded treatment of viscous flows.  taken from Amazon.com®
Theory of elasticity by
L. D Landau(
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74 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This present volume of our Theoretical Physics deals with the theory of elasticity. Being written by physicists, and primarily for physicists, it naturally includes not only the ordinary theory of the deformation of solids, but also some topics not usually found in textbooks on the subjects, such as thermal conduction and viscosity in solids, and various problems in the theory of elastic vibration and waves."Authors, 'Preface to the First English Edition
74 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This present volume of our Theoretical Physics deals with the theory of elasticity. Being written by physicists, and primarily for physicists, it naturally includes not only the ordinary theory of the deformation of solids, but also some topics not usually found in textbooks on the subjects, such as thermal conduction and viscosity in solids, and various problems in the theory of elastic vibration and waves."Authors, 'Preface to the First English Edition
Electrodynamics of continuous media by
L. D Landau(
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70 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the theory of electromagnetic fields in matter, and the theory of the macroscopic electric and magnetic properties of matter. There is a considerable amount of new material particularly on the theory of the magnetic properties of matter and the theory of optical phenomena with new chapters on spatial dispersion and nonlinear optics. The chapters on ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism and on magnetohydrodynamics have been substantially enlarged and eight other chapters have additional sections
70 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the theory of electromagnetic fields in matter, and the theory of the macroscopic electric and magnetic properties of matter. There is a considerable amount of new material particularly on the theory of the magnetic properties of matter and the theory of optical phenomena with new chapters on spatial dispersion and nonlinear optics. The chapters on ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism and on magnetohydrodynamics have been substantially enlarged and eight other chapters have additional sections
General physics : mechanics and molecular physics by
L. D Landau(
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29 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents, at a level suitable for undergraduates and technical college students, the basic physical theory of mechanics and the molecular structure of matter. The material contained in the work should correspond quite closely to courses of lectures given to undergraduate students of physics in Britain and America
29 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents, at a level suitable for undergraduates and technical college students, the basic physical theory of mechanics and the molecular structure of matter. The material contained in the work should correspond quite closely to courses of lectures given to undergraduate students of physics in Britain and America
Lectures on nuclear theory by
L. D Landau(
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43 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
43 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is relativity? by
L. D Landau(
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19 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here two Russian theoretical physicists give a lighthearted presentation of the special theory of relativity. It is so simply written that the reader needs no technical knowledge beyond arithmetic. Their witty text, illustrated by a series of Russian cartoons, explains the paradoxes of relativityits funny trains, contracting rulers, and capricious clocksin a charming way
19 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here two Russian theoretical physicists give a lighthearted presentation of the special theory of relativity. It is so simply written that the reader needs no technical knowledge beyond arithmetic. Their witty text, illustrated by a series of Russian cartoons, explains the paradoxes of relativityits funny trains, contracting rulers, and capricious clocksin a charming way
Relativistic quantum theory by
V. B Berestet︠s︡kiĭ(
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in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected papers of L.D. Landau by
L. D Landau(
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24 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shorter course of theoretical physics by
L. D Landau(
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in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanik by
L. D Landau(
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35 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
35 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elastizitätstheorie by
L. D Landau(
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22 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physics for everyone : motion heat by
L. D Landau(
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39 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in 6 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
39 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in 6 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantenmechanik = mit 11 Tabellen : L.D. Landau ; E.M. Lifschitz. In dt. Sprache hrsg. von Paul Ziesche. [Aus dem Russ. übers.
von A. Kühnel] by
L. D Landau(
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27 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hydrodynamik by
L. D Landau(
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22 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistische Physik by
L. D Landau(
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29 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in German and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in German and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elektrodynamik der Kontinua : mit 2 Tabellen by
L. D Landau(
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17 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Lifshit︠s︡, E. M. (Evgeniĭ Mikhaĭlovich) Other Editor Author of introduction Author Contributor Creator
 Pitaevskiĭ, L. P. (Lev Petrovich) Other Contributor Arranger Collector Editor
 Sykes, J. B. (John Bradbury) Translator Author
 Beresteckij, Vladimir B. 19131977 Other Author
 Shifman, M. Editor
 Bell, J. S. Translator
 Rumer, I︠U︡. B. (I︠U︡riĭ Borisovich) Author
 Sakaji, Ammar Editor
 Licata, Ignazio
 Akhiezer, A. I. (Aleksandr Ilʹich) 19112000 Author
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