The Resource The pursuit of perfect packing, Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire

The pursuit of perfect packing, Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire

Label
The pursuit of perfect packing
Title
The pursuit of perfect packing
Statement of responsibility
Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aste, Tomaso
Dewey number
511/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA166.7
LC item number
.A78 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weaire, D. L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Combinatorial packing and covering
Label
The pursuit of perfect packing, Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 -- The best packing in two dimensions -- Turning down the heat: simulated annealing
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 200 p.
Isbn
9781420068177
Lccn
2007044016
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3235157-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3235157
  • (Sirsi) i9781420068177
  • (OCoLC)173719776
Label
The pursuit of perfect packing, Tomaso Aste, Denis Weaire
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 -- The best packing in two dimensions -- Turning down the heat: simulated annealing
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 200 p.
Isbn
9781420068177
Lccn
2007044016
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3235157-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3235157
  • (Sirsi) i9781420068177
  • (OCoLC)173719776

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