Skip to content
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Using REDUCE in High Energy Physics

£31.99

  • Author: A. G. Grozin, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Date Published: September 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521019521

£ 31.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book describes the use of the symbolic manipulation language REDUCE in particle physics. There are several general purpose mathematics packages available to physicists, including Mathematica, Maple, and REDUCE. Each has advantages and disadvantages, but REDUCE has been found to be both powerful and convenient in solving a wide range of problems. This book introduces the reader to REDUCE and demonstrates its utility as a mathematical tool in physics. The first chapter of the book describes the REDUCE system, including some library packages. The following chapters show the use of REDUCE in examples from classical mechanics, hydrodynamics, general relativity and quantum mechanics. The rest of the book systematically presents the Standard Model of particle physics (QED, weak interactions, QCD). A large number of scattering and decay processes are calculated with REDUCE. All example programs from the book can be downloaded via Internet, from http://www.inp.nsk.su/~grozin/book/. The emphasis throughout is on learning through worked examples.

    • The first book introducing the uses of REDUCE in high energy physics
    • Emphasis is on examples of real problems
    • All program listings available over Internet for this printing
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521019521
    • length: 404 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.648kg
    • contains: 104 b/w illus. 40 music examples 40 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Part I. REDUCE Language:
    1. Welcome to REDUCE
    2. Functions and substitutions
    3. REDUCE as a programming language
    4. Additional facilities
    5. Matrices, vectors, tensors, operators
    6. Input-output
    7. Examples
    Part II. Selected Problems in Classical Physics:
    8. The classical nonlinear operator
    9. Nonlinear water waves
    10. Calculation of the curvature tensor
    11. Examples
    Part III. Quantum Mechanics:
    12. Adding angular momenta
    13. The quantum nonlinear oscillator
    14. A rotator in a weak field
    15. Radiative transitions in charmonium
    16. Examples
    Part IV. Quantum Electrodynamics:
    17. Kinematics
    18. Fields
    19. Feynman diagrams
    20. Scattering in an external field
    21. Charged particle scattering
    22. Photon-electron scattering
    23. Positronium annihilation
    Part V. Weak Interactions:
    24. Electroweak interaction
    25. W and Z decays
    26. Weak decays
    27. W production
    Part VI. Quantum Chromodynamics:
    28. Feynman diagrams in QCD
    2.e+e- annihilation into hadrons
    29. Charmonium decays
    30. Quark and gluon scattering
    Part VII. Radiative Corrections:
    31. Dimensional regularization and renormalization
    32. Radiative corrections in quantum electrodynamics
    33. Radiative corrections in quantum chromodynamics
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    A. G. Grozin, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×