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The pursuit of perfect packing

Author: Tomaso Aste; D L Weaire; CRC Press.
Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aste, Tomaso.
Pursuit of perfect packing.
New York : Taylor & Francis, ©2008
(DLC) 2007044016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tomaso Aste; D L Weaire; CRC Press.
ISBN: 9781420068177 1420068172 9781420068184 1420068180
OCLC Number: 311756471
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 200 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prefaces. How Many Sweets in the Jar? Loose Change and Tight Packing. Hard Problems with Hard Spheres. Proof Positive? Disordered Packings. Sands and Grains. Divide and Conquer: Tiling Space. Peas and Pips. Enthusiastic Admiration: The Honeycomb. A Search for Structure. Toils and Troubles with Bubbles. Bubbles in Beijing. The Architecture of the World of Atoms. Apollonius and Concrete. Packings and Kisses in High Dimensions. The Sweets in the Jar, the Pebbles on the Beach. The Giant's Causeway. Finite Packings and Tessellations, from Soccer to Sausages. Odds and Ends. Appendices. Index.
Responsibility: Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire.

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