World of Patterns

World of Patterns
631,- 631,-
Førpris 789,- Spar 158,-
Førpris 789,- Spar 158,-
Format E-Bok
Filformat PDF
Utgivelsesår 2001
Forlag World Scientific Publishing Co
Språk Engelsk
ISBN 9789812839008
Sider 32
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This collection of tiling patterns contains over 4,000 images combining the wonders of art and mathematics. It is catalogued according to the source, and indexed by the properties of each pattern.Admire the work in the Alhambra, some striking patterns by M C Escher, or the mathematical genius Kepler … all on one CD-ROM.The accompanying 32-page booklet describes the components of the system and the means of using the material to design your own patterns.System requirements: Any computer with an Internet browser and a CD-ROM drive.Contents:InstallationFinding Your Way AroundWhat is in, and What is NotPre-Islamic ArtIslamic ArtPost- Islamic ArtDesign Your Own PatternPatterns with Special ShapesQuiltsMathematical TermsMathematical ConventionsProblem CornerFinding a PatternPatterns with Specific PropertiesRegular PolygonsRegular Star PolygonsPatterns with One TilePolyominoesSpiral PatternsSymmetry GroupsUse of ComputersComplete CatalogueThe ContributorsYour BrowserSourcesIndexReadership: Undergraduates in mathematics, graphic designers and general readers interested in mathematics, computing and the arts.Key Features:The interferometric X-ray standing wave (XSW) technique is benefiting from the increased brilliance and the increasing number of accelerator based Synchrotron X-ray Light Sources for determining electronic, chemical and magnetic properties of condensed matter with picometer spatial resolutionThis book contains (in textbook style) everything necessary for understanding and utilizing the technique: wavefield formation, inelastic scattering of photons, X-ray sources, instrumentation and some particularly exciting examples of XSW analysisThis book is highly useful for anybody interested in X-ray scattering


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