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Sykes, J. B. (John Bradbury)

Overview
Works: 202 works in 691 publications in 7 languages and 10,599 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Adapter, Other, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PE1628, 423
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. B Sykes
The Oxford Duden German dictionary : German-English, English-German by M Clark( Book )

77 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains more than 320,000 words and phrases and 520,000 translations, including idiomatic phrases, compound nouns, and abbreviations
The Concise Oxford dictionary of current English : based on the Oxford English dictionary and its supplements by H. W Fowler( Book )

76 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Oxford English Dictionary and its Supplements
Mechanics by L. D Landau( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 617 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
Quantum mechanics, non-relativistic theory by L. D Landau( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 603 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
Oxford German dictionary : German-English, English-German( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Oxford German Dictionary provides authoritative coverage of German and English with over 320,000 words and phrases, and 520,000 translations. Essential grammatical information and language usage notes are provided for both languages. This edition of the Oxford German Dictionary includes cultural notes, providing interesting and helpful information on life in the German- and English-speaking world. In addition, there are boxed notes offering help with language usage and construction, and a centre section covering essential correspondence with sample letters, emails, CVs and résumés, and sections on using the telephone and writing text messages. The colour design and ultra-clear layout make it even easier to find the translation you are looking for. It is an essential reference tool for all serious students of German." -- Publisher's description
Quantum electrodynamics by V. B Berestet︠s︡kiĭ( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several significant additions have been made to the second edition, including the operator method of calculating the bremsstrahlung cross-section, the calcualtion of the probabilities of photon-induced pair production and photon decay in a magnetic field, the asymptotic form of the scattering amplitudes at high energies, inelastic scattering of electrons by hadrons, and the transformation of electron-positron pairs into hadrons
Theory of elasticity by L. D Landau( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 442 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
Statistical physics by L. D Landau( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 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
Problems of linear electron (polaron) transport theory in semiconductors by Michael I Klinger( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems of Linear Electron (Polaron) Transport Theory in Semiconductors summarizes and discusses the development of areas in electron transport theory in semiconductors, with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of the theory and the essential physical nature of the transport processes. The book is organized into three parts. Part I focuses on some general topics in the theory of transport phenomena: the general dynamical theory of linear transport in dissipative systems (Kubo formulae) and the phenomenological theory. Part II deals with the theory of polaron transport in a crystalline semicon
Technical translator's manual( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Concise Oxford dictionary of current English by H. W Fowler( Book )

41 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pocket Oxford dictionary of current English by F. G Fowler( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duden Oxford : Grosswörterbuch Englisch : Englisch-Deutsch, Deutsch-Englisch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistical physics by L. D Landau( )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 79 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
Course of theoretical physics by L. D Landau( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluid mechanics by L. D Landau( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 71 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 three-dimensional 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 three-dimensional 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®
Quantum mechanics by L. D Landau( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum Mechanics deals with various aspects of quantum mechanics and covers topics ranging from the uncertainty principle and the principle of superposition to conservation laws, Schrödinger's equation, and perturbation theory. Spin, radiation, and the identity of particles are also discussed, along with the atom, the diatomic molecule, elastic and inelastic collisions, and Feynman diagrams. Comprised of 16 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of non-relativistic quantum theory and the basic concepts of quantum mechanics such as the principles of uncertainty and superposition, operators, and the density matrix. Subsequent chapters deal with conservation laws in quantum mechanics; Schrödinger's equation and general properties of its solutions; perturbations independent of time and dependent on time; spin and the spin operator; and the principle of indistinguishability of similar particles. The atom and its electron states are also examined, together with diatomic molecules; elastic and inelastic collisions; photons and electrons; Dirac's equation; and particles and antiparticles. The final chapter is devoted to Feynman diagrams, paying particular attention to the scattering matrix, radiative corrections, and radiative shift of atomic levels. This book will be of interest to physicists
Neutron transport theory by Boris Davison( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Course of theoretical physics by L. D Landau( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landau, the physicist and the man : recollections of L.D. Landau( )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and Slave and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name of Lev Davidovich Landau is widely known as that of one of the greatest twentieth-century physicists. A brilliant teacher to those pupils he carefully chose, notoriously controversial in his outlook and opinions, the combination of his outstanding intellect and striking personality brought him almost legendary fame. This volume contains letters, papers and recollections by friends and pupils, describing Landau's views of science, culture and life, and provides the reader with a vivid portrait of a remarkable man
 
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The Oxford Duden German dictionary : German-English, English-German
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The Concise Oxford dictionary of current English : based on the Oxford English dictionary and its supplementsMechanicsQuantum mechanics, non-relativistic theoryOxford German dictionary : German-English, English-GermanQuantum electrodynamicsTheory of elasticityStatistical physicsStatistical physics
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John Sykes English physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver

Sykes, J. B.

Sykes, J. B. 1929-1993

Sykes, John

Sykes, John 1929-1993

Sykes, John B. 1929-1993

Sykes, John Bradbury

Sykes, John Bradbury 1929-

Sykes, John Bradbury 1929-1993

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