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Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips) 1918-1988

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Works: 1,002 works in 3,435 publications in 15 languages and 51,853 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Records and correspondence  Nonfiction films  Drama  Anecdotes  Humor  Quotations  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Instrumentalist, Teacher, Other, Interviewee, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Interviewer, Conductor, Illustrator, Contributor, Reporter
Classifications: QC16.F49, 530
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Six easy pieces : essentials of physics, explained by its most brilliant teacher by Richard P Feynman( Book )
80 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,322 libraries worldwide
Presents six of the easiest chapters from the Nobel Prize winner's celebrated text Lectures in Physics, originally published in 1963, which comprised the lectures he prepared for undergraduate students at Caltech in the early 1960s. Addressing key topics in largely qualitative terms without formal mathematics, the six selections discuss atoms in motion, basic physics, the relation of physics to other sciences, conservation of energy, the theory of gravitation, and quantum behavior
The character of physical law by Richard P Feynman( Book )
104 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,236 libraries worldwide
Like any set of oral reflections, The Character of Physical Law has special value as a demonstration of the mind in action. The reader is particularly lucky in Richard Feynman. One of the most eminent and imaginative modern physicists, he was Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology until his death in 1988. He is best known for his work on the quantum theory of the electromagnetic field, as well as for his later research in the field of low-temperature physics. In 1954 he received the Albert Einstein Award for his outstanding contribution to knowledge in mathematical and physical sciences; in 1965 he was appointed to Foreign Membership in the Royal Society and was awarded the Nobel Prize
Six not-so-easy pieces : Einstein's relativity, symmetry, and space-time by Richard P Feynman( Book )
48 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
No single breakthrough in twentieth-century physics (with the possible exception of quantum mechanics) changed our view of the world more than that of Einstein's discovery of relativity. The notions that the flow of time is not a constant, that the mass of an object depends on its velocity, and that the speed of light is a constant no matter what the motion of the observer, at first seemed shocking to scientists and laymen alike. But, as Feynman shows so clearly and so entertainingly in the lectures chosen for this volume, these crazy notions are no mere dry principles of physics, but are things of beauty and elegance. No one - not even Einstein himself - explained these difficult, anti-intuitive concepts more clearly, or with more verve and gusto, than Richard Feynman
The Feynman lectures on physics by Richard P Feynman( Book )
333 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
This revised edition of Feynman's legendary lectures includes extensive corrections Feynman and his colleagues received and Caltech approved, making this the definitive edition of "The Feynman Lectures on Physics." Dr. Feynman won his Nobel Prize for successfully resolving problems with the theory of quantum electrodynamics
Quantum electrodynamics : a lecture note and reprint volume by Richard P Feynman( Book )
86 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Presents the main results and calculational procedures of quantum electrodynamics in a simple and straightforward way
Statistical mechanics : a set of lectures by Richard P Feynman( Book )
70 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Physics, rather than mathematics, is the focus in this classic graduate lecture note volume on statistical mechanics and the physics of condensed matter
Quantum mechanics and path integrals by Richard P Feynman( Book )
41 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
"From astrophysics to condensed matter theory, nearly all of modern physics employs the path integral technique. In this presentation, the developer of path integrals and one of the best-known scientists of all time, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman, presents unique insights into this method and its applications. Avoiding dense, complicated descriptions, Feynman articulates his celebrated theory in a clear, concise manner, maintaining a perfect balance between mathematics and physics. This emended edition of the original 1965 publication corrects hundreds of typographical errors and recasts many equations for clearer comprehension. It retains the original's verve and spirit, and it is approved and endorsed by the Feynman family. The opening chapters explore the fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics and introduce path integrals. Subsequent chapters cover more advanced topics, including the perturbation method, quantum electrodynamics, and the relation of path integrals to statistical mechanics. In addition to its merit as a text for graduate courses in physics, this volume serves as an excellent resource for professionals."--Page 4 of cover
The theory of fundamental processes : a lecture note volume by Richard P Feynman( Book )
77 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Genghis blues ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
The story of a Paul Pena, a blind American blues musician, and his trek to Tuva to live among its inhabitants and compete in their triennial khoomei (throat singing) contest. He is accompanied by a documentary film team and Tuvinian throat singer Kongar-ol Ondar
Feynman lectures on gravitation by Richard P Feynman( Book )
35 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
"The Feynman Lectures on Gravitation are based on notes prepared during a course on gravitational physics that Richard Feynman taught at Caltech during the 1962-63 academic year. For several years prior to these lectures, Feynman thought long and hard about the fundamental problems in gravitational physics, yet he published very little. These lectures represent a useful record of his viewpoints and some of his insights into gravity and its application to cosmology, superstars, wormholes, and gravitational waves at that particular time. The lectures also contain a number of fascinating digressions and asides on the foundations of physics and other issues." "Characteristically, Feynman took an untraditional non-geometric approach to gravitation and general relativity based on the underlying quantum aspects of gravity. Hence, these lectures contain a unique pedagogical account of the development of Einstein's general relativity as the inevitable result of the demand for a self-consistent theory of a massless spin-2 field (the graviton) coupled to the energy-momentum tensor of matter. This approach also demonstrates the intimate and fundamental connection between gauge invariance and the Principle of Equivalence."--Jacket
Feynman lectures on computation by Richard P Feynman( Book )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Feynman's philosophy of learning and discovery comes through strongly in these lectures. He constantly points out the benefits of playing around with concepts and working out solutions to problems on your own - before looking at the back of the book for the answers. As Feynman says in the lectures: "If you keep proving stuff that others have done, getting confidence, increasing the complexities of your solutions - for the fun of it - then one day you'll turn around and discover that nobody actually did that one! And that's the way to become a computer scientist."
"Most of the good stuff" : memories of Richard Feynman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Photon-hadron interactions by Richard P Feynman( Book )
38 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Selected papers of Richard Feynman : with commentary by Richard P Feynman( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Selected articles on quantum chemistry, classical and quantum electrodynamics, path integrals and operator calculus, liquid helium, quantum gravity and computer theory
The pleasure of finding things out by Richard P Feynman( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Richard Feynman was one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century - from his work on the atomic bomb to his solution to the puzzle of the Challenger disaster; Feynman helped to shape the world as we know it. Nobel laureate, iconoclastic icon, caring family man, amateur artist and professional musician, Feynman was a man of many dimensions, and this book is a magnificent treasury of his best short works
Feynman's thesis : a new approach to quantum theory by Richard P Feynman( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
"Richard Feynman's never previously published doctoral thesis formed the heart of much of his brilliant and profound work in theoretical physics. Entitled "The Principle of Least Action in Quantum Mechanics," its original motive was to quantize the classical action-at-a-distance electrodynamics. Because that theory adopted an overall space-time viewpoint, the classical Hamiltonian approach used in the conventional formulations of quantum theory could not be used, so Feynman turned to the Lagrangian function and the principle of least action as his points of departure." "The result was the path integral approach, which satisfied - and transcended - its original motivation, and has enjoyed great success in renormalized quantum field theory, including the derivation of the ubiquitous Feynman diagrams for elementary particles. Path integrals have many other applications, including atomic, molecular, and nuclear scattering, statistical mechanics, quantum liquids and solids, Brownian motion, and noise theory. It also sheds new light on fundamental issues like the interpretation of quantum theory because of its new overall space-time viewpoint."--Jacket
Feynman and computation : exploring the limits of computers by Anthony J. G Hey( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
"Richard P. Feynman made profoundly important and prescient contributions to the physics of computing, notably with his seminal articles "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom" and "Simulating Physics with Computers." These two provocative papers (both reprinted in this volume) anticipated, decades before their time, several breakthroughs that have since become fields of science in their own right, such as nanotechnology and the newest, perhaps most exciting area of physics and computer science, quantum computing." "Both a tribute to Feynman and a new exploration of the limits of computers by some of today's most influential scientists, Feynman and Computation continues the pioneering work started by Feynman and published by him in his own Lectures on Computation. This new computation volume consists of both original chapters and reprints of classic papers by leaders in the field. Feynman and Computation will generate great interest from the scientific community and provide essential background for further work in this field."--Jacket
QED : a play by Peter Parnell( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Quantenmechanik : mit 22 Tabellen by Richard P Feynman( Book )
29 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
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Stochastic analysis and mathematical physics (SAMP/ANESTOC 2002) : proceedings of the Mathematical legacy of R.P. Feynman, Lisbon, Portugal, 3-7 June 2002 : proceedings of the Open Systems and Quantum Statistical Mechanics, Santiago, Chile, 7-11 January 2002 by Rolando Rebolledo( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The book collects a series of papers centered on two main streams: Feynman path integral approach to Quantum Mechanics and statistical mechanics of quantum open systems. Key authors discuss the state-of-the-art within their fields of expertise. In addition, the volume includes a number of contributed papers with new results, which have been thoroughly refereed. The contributions in this volume highlight emergent research in the area of stochastic analysis and mathematical physics, focusing, in particular on Feynman functional integral approach and, on the other hand, in quantum probability. Th
 
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রিচার্ড ফাইনম্যান Nobel Prize-winning physicist and science educator
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ファインマン, R. P
ファインマン, リチャード・P
リチャード・P・ファインマン アメリカ合衆国の物理学者
理查德·費曼
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English (957)
French (73)
German (56)
Spanish (27)
Japanese (17)
Chinese (13)
Italian (13)
Russian (9)
Turkish (8)
Polish (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Korean (2)
Hungarian (2)
Dutch (1)
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