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Likharev, Konstantin K. (Hrsg.): Essential Quotes for Scientists and Engineers

This book brings together about 2,500 quotations on various topics of interest to scientists and engineers, including students of STEM disciplines. Careful curation of the material by the editor provides the reader with far greater value than can be obtained by searching the internet.
The quotes have been selected for various attributes including: importance of topic, depth of insight, and - not least - wit, with many of them satisfying all these criteria. To make sequential reading of the quotes more engaging, they are grouped into broad topical sections, and the entries within each section are organized thematically, forming quasi-continuous narrative threads. The text and authorship of each quote have been carefully verified, and the most popular cases of misquotation and misattribution are noted.
The book represents a valuable resource for those writing science and engineering articles as well as being a joy to read in its own right.


Autor Likharev, Konstantin K. (Hrsg.)
Verlag Springer International Publishing
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 252 S.
Meldetext Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen Paperback
Masse H23.5 cm x B15.5 cm x D1.3 cm 388 g
Auflage 1st ed. 2021

This book brings together about 2,500 quotations on various topics of interest to scientists and engineers, including students of STEM disciplines. Careful curation of the material by the editor provides the reader with far greater value than can be obtained by searching the internet.
The quotes have been selected for various attributes including: importance of topic, depth of insight, and - not least - wit, with many of them satisfying all these criteria. To make sequential reading of the quotes more engaging, they are grouped into broad topical sections, and the entries within each section are organized thematically, forming quasi-continuous narrative threads. The text and authorship of each quote have been carefully verified, and the most popular cases of misquotation and misattribution are noted.
The book represents a valuable resource for those writing science and engineering articles as well as being a joy to read in its own right.


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ISBN: 978-3-030-63331-8
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Über den Autor Likharev, Konstantin K. (Hrsg.)

Konstantin K. Likharev is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Stony Brook University. During his career, he worked in the fields of dissipative quantum dynamics and solid-state physics and electronics. He is an author of more than 350 peer-reviewed publications, two monographs, eight textbooks, and several patents. He is a Fellow of the APS and the IEEE.

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