Download e-book for iPad: Giant molecules: here, there, and everywhere by Alexander Y. Grosberg, Alexei R. Khokhlov
By Alexander Y. Grosberg, Alexei R. Khokhlov
This e-book describes the elemental evidence, options and ideas of polymer physics in easy, but scientifically actual, phrases. In either clinical and historical contexts, the ebook exhibits how the topic of polymers is interesting, because it is at the back of lots of the wonders of residing mobile equipment in addition to many of the newly built fabrics. No arithmetic is utilized in the e-book past modest highschool algebra and a bit freshman calculus, but very subtle thoughts are brought and defined, starting from scaling and reptations to protein folding and evolution. the recent version contains a longer part on polymer education tools, discusses knots shaped via molecular filaments, and offers new and up-to-date fabrics on such modern issues as unmarried molecule experiments with DNA or polymer homes of proteins and their roles in organic evolution.