re #23: so for the average student, the cat remains always alive?
Gibilisco and Crowhurst - Mastering Technical Mathematics
I like this cover:
As we as the inner contents.
Another one that I found interesting:
If computer science counts...
One of best books on the subject :
One of my favorite covers is that of Fluid Dynamics for Physicists by T. E. Faber:
Yes, books on fluid mechanics often have nice covers, especially those for engineers.
That is the evilest thing I can ever imagine.
I wonder if it says anything on the difficulty of the problems in this textbook?
I think my statement is a blanket statement on both the contents and cruel wrapping of the contents.
I like the cover of these books on quantum information theory :
"Classical and Quantum Information Theory: An Introduction for the Telecom Scientist"
"Introduction to Quantum Information Science"
"Introduction à l'information quantique"
What about these books? For me, I think both covers and titles are simple but cool. Can you find any scientific book contains a "rude" word like that?
About their contents: easy to read, good for freshmen or sophomore
@Laurie K that's an interesting evolution of the design, but which of those is supposed to be nice?
I like his Classical Mechanics cover as well.
Here's one that had an impact on me. It's a cusp catastrophe and says a lot about the Universe in my opinion. But of course the Universe is non-linear so I'm not too surprised. In the example on the cover, the cusp displays a catastrophe dealing with traffic flow, i.e. when a wreck occurs and the associated PDEs are non-linear which is to be expected.
This one depends on your definition of 'nice':
Demystifier, I used the 4th one down at uni (red leather look with silver lettering) in the 70's so I would have to say any of the others.
This is nicer in real life, much more colour
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