Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor) 18731956
Overview
Works:  143 works in 1,381 publications in 7 languages and 12,496 library holdings 

Genres:  History Textbooks Popular works 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Author of introduction, win, Other, Translator 
Classifications:  QC353, 535 
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Most widely held works about
E. T Whittaker
 George McVittie autobiographical sketch prepared at the request of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by George C McVittie( )
 Oral history interview with Evry L. Schatzman by Evry L Schatzman( )
 Selected papers by George C McVittie( )
 by George C McVittie( )
 Edmund Taylor Whittaker Papers by E. T Whittaker( )
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Most widely held works by
E. T Whittaker
A course of modern analysis : an introduction to the general theory of infinite processes and of analytic functions; with
an account of the principal transcendental functions by
E. T Whittaker(
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332 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic text has entered and held the field as the standard book on the applications of analysis to the transcendental functions. The authors explain the methods of modern analysis in the first part of the book and then proceed to a detailed discussion of the transcendental function, unhampered by the necessity of continually proving new theorems for special applications. In this way the authors have succeeded in being rigorous without imposing on the reader the mass of detail that so often tends to make a rigorous demonstration tedious. Researchers and students will find this book as valuable as ever
332 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic text has entered and held the field as the standard book on the applications of analysis to the transcendental functions. The authors explain the methods of modern analysis in the first part of the book and then proceed to a detailed discussion of the transcendental function, unhampered by the necessity of continually proving new theorems for special applications. In this way the authors have succeeded in being rigorous without imposing on the reader the mass of detail that so often tends to make a rigorous demonstration tedious. Researchers and students will find this book as valuable as ever
A treatise on the analytical dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, with an introduction to the problem of three bodies by
E. T Whittaker(
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183 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic book is a encylopaedic and comprehensive account of the classical theory of analytical dynamics. The treatment is rigorous yet readable, starting from first principles with kinematics before moving to equations of motion and specific and explicit methods for solving them, with chapters devoted to particle dyanmics, rigid bodies, vibration, and dissipative systems. Hamilton's principle is introduced and then applied to dynamical systems, including threebody systems and celestial mechanics. Very many examples and exercisies are supplied throughout
183 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic book is a encylopaedic and comprehensive account of the classical theory of analytical dynamics. The treatment is rigorous yet readable, starting from first principles with kinematics before moving to equations of motion and specific and explicit methods for solving them, with chapters devoted to particle dyanmics, rigid bodies, vibration, and dissipative systems. Hamilton's principle is introduced and then applied to dynamical systems, including threebody systems and celestial mechanics. Very many examples and exercisies are supplied throughout
A history of the theories of aether and electricity by
E. T Whittaker(
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190 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
190 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus of observations; a treatise on numerical mathematics by
E. T Whittaker(
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110 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpolation with equal intervals of the argument. Interpolation with unequal intervals of the argument. Central difference formulae. Applications of difference formulae. Determinants and linear equations. The numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Numerical integrations and summation. Normal frequency distributions. The method of least squares. Practical fourier analysis. Graduation, or the smoothing of data. Correlation. The search for periodicities. The numerical solution of differential equations. Some further problems
110 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpolation with equal intervals of the argument. Interpolation with unequal intervals of the argument. Central difference formulae. Applications of difference formulae. Determinants and linear equations. The numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Numerical integrations and summation. Normal frequency distributions. The method of least squares. Practical fourier analysis. Graduation, or the smoothing of data. Correlation. The search for periodicities. The numerical solution of differential equations. Some further problems
From Euclid to Eddington, a study of conceptions of the external world by
E. T Whittaker(
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50 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space and spirit; theories of the universe and the arguments for the existence of God by
E. T Whittaker(
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23 editions published between 1946 and 1952 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published between 1946 and 1952 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fundamental theory by
Arthur Stanley Eddington(
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12 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of optical instruments by
E. T Whittaker(
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47 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
47 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus of observations; an introduction to numerical analysis by
E. T Whittaker(
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8 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analytische dynamik der punkte und starren körper, mit einer einführung in das dreikörperproblem und mit zahlreichen übungsaufgaben by
E. T Whittaker(
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18 editions published in 1924 in German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published in 1924 in German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short course in interpolation by
E. T Whittaker(
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15 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddington's principle in the philosophy of science by
E. T Whittaker(
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12 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beginning and end of the world : delivered before the University of Durham at King's college, Newcastle upon Tyne, in
February 1942 by
E. T Whittaker(
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13 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1942 and 1943 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The modern approach to Descartes' problem; the relation of the mathematical and physical sciences to philosophy by
E. T Whittaker(
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11 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and Arabic and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and Arabic and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A.S. Eddington and the unity of knowledge : scientist, Quaker & philosopher : a selection of the Eddington Memorial Lectures(
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1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (18821944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing. The Arthur Eddington Memorial Trust was set up after his death in order to hold annual lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics. This 2013 collection gathers together six of these lectures, together with Eddington's 1929 Swarthmore Lecture on Science and the Unseen World"Back cover
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (18821944) was a key figure in the development of modern astrophysics, who also made important contributions to the philosophy of science and popular science writing. The Arthur Eddington Memorial Trust was set up after his death in order to hold annual lectures on the relationship between scientific thought and aspects of philosophy, religion or ethics. This 2013 collection gathers together six of these lectures, together with Eddington's 1929 Swarthmore Lecture on Science and the Unseen World"Back cover
Opticks; or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections & colours of light. Based on the 4th ed., London, 1730 by
Isaac Newton(
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23 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18thcentury knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow
23 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks presents a comprehensive survey of 18thcentury knowledge of light. Newton describes his experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction, and more, in language lay readers can easily follow
Le commencement et la fin du monde, suivi de Hasard, libre arbitre et nécessité dans la conception scientifique de l'univers by
E. T Whittaker(
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8 editions published in 1953 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1953 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Anfang und das Ende der Welt : die Dogmen und die Naturgesetze by
E. T Whittaker(
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4 editions published in 1955 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1955 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nature of the physical world by
Arthur Stanley Eddington(
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8 editions published between 1955 and 1964 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My aim is to make clear the scientific view of the world as it stands at the present day, and, where it is incomplete, to judge the direction in which modern ideas appear to be tending."The Preface by Sir Arthur Eddington
8 editions published between 1955 and 1964 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"My aim is to make clear the scientific view of the world as it stands at the present day, and, where it is incomplete, to judge the direction in which modern ideas appear to be tending."The Preface by Sir Arthur Eddington
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 Watson, G. N. (George Neville) 18861965 Other Contributor
 Robinson, George
 Eddington, Arthur Stanley Sir 18821944 Author
 American Institute of Physics Editor
 Robinson, George
 Mittelsten Scheid, K. Translator Creator
 Mittelsten Scheid, F. Translator Creator
 Descartes, René 15961650
 Heine, Volker
 Rees, Martin J. 1942
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Analytic functions Bioethics Calculus Consciousness Cosmogony Cosmology Darwin, Charles Galton,Sir, Descartes, René, Dynamics Dynamics, Rigid Dynamics of a particle Eddington, Arthur Stanley,Sir, Electricity Electromagnetic theory End of the universe Ether (Space) Functional analysis Functions Geometrical optics GodProof Harmonic analysis International Astronomical Union Interpolation Knowledge, Theory of Light Mathematical analysis Mathematics Mechanics, Analytic Metaphysics Newton, Isaac, Nuclear physics Numerical analysis Numerical calculations Optical instruments Opticks (Newton, Isaac) Optics Orbits Physics PhysicsPhilosophy Processes, Infinite Relativity (Physics) Religion and science Science SciencePhilosophy Series, Infinite Space and time Threebody problem Transcendental functions Unified field theories Whittaker, E. T.(Edmund Taylor),
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E. T. W.
E. T. Whittaker britisk matematikar, astronom og historikar
E. T. Whittaker britisk matematiker, astronom og historiker
E. T. Whittaker Brits wiskundige (18731956)
E. T. Whittaker brittisk matematiker, astronom och historiker
E. T. Whittaker matemático británico
Edmund Taylor Whittaker britischer Mathematiker
Edmund Taylor Whittaker matematico britannico
Edmund Taylor Whittaker mathématicien britannique
Edmund Whittaker angielski matematyk, fizyk i filozof
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