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Sommerfeld, Arnold 1868-1951

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Works: 738 works in 2,981 publications in 5 languages and 19,981 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Redactor, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Annotator, Contributor
Classifications: QC20, 530.11
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Atombau und Spektrallinien by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

151 editions published between 1919 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativity by H. A Lorentz( Book )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of original papers on the special and general theories of relativity is an unabridged translation of the 4th edition of Das Relativitatsprinzip, together with a revised edition of an additional paper by H.A. Lorentz
Partial differential equations in physics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

112 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partial Differential Equations in Physics
Lectures on theoretical physics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by a Sri Lankan Tamil poet; pain due to ethnic conflict
Mechanics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

127 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the different kinds of mechanics and the machines that they fix, including cars, missiles, and ships
Mechanics of deformable bodies by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

95 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Optics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

74 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Atomic structure and spectral lines by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

35 editions published between 1922 and 1976 in English and German and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

61 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and German and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electrodynamics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

50 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and German and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of the top by Felix Klein( )

20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Theory of the Top, Volume III - Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications" is the third in a series of four self-contained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. "The Theory of the Top" was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Gottingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top
The theory of the top by Felix Klein( )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theory of the Top: Volume II. Development of a Theory of the Heavy Symmetric Top is the second installment of a series of four self-contained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features:* Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes* Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century* Each volume interweaves theory and applicationsThe Theory of the Top was originally presented by
Über die Theorie des Kreisels by Felix Klein( )

47 editions published between 1897 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of the top by Felix Klein( )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theory of the Top, Volume IV, Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top is the fourth and final volume in a series of self-contained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. The Theory of the Top was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Göttingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Perturbations. Astronomical and Geophysical Applications
The theory of the top by Felix Klein( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of self-contained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
Mathematical theory of diffraction by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Sommerfeld's "Mathematische Theorie der Diffraction" marks a milestone in optical theory, full of insights that are still relevant today. In a stunning tour de force, Sommerfeld derives the first mathematically rigorous solution of an optical diffraction problem. Indeed, his diffraction analysis is a surprisingly rich and complex mix of pure and applied mathematics, and his often-cited diffraction solution is presented only as an application of a much more general set of mathematical results. The body of Sommerfeld's work is devoted to the systematic development of a method for deriving solutions of the wave equation on Riemann surfaces, a fascinating but perhaps underappreciated topic in mathematical physics. This complete translation, reflecting substantial scholarship, is the first publication in English of Sommerfeld's original work. The extensive notes by the translators are rich in historical background and provide many technical details for the reader. A detailed account of the previous diffraction analyses of Kirchhoff and Poincaré provides a context for the striking originality and power of Sommerfeld's ideas. The availability of this translation is an enriching contribution to the community of mathematical and theoretical physicists. TOC:Preface * Introduction * Mathematical Theory of Diffraction * General problem formulation * Expansions in Bessel functions * Transition formula * Bessel functions as the simplest examples * Everywhere finite solutions * Solutions with a singularity * Graphical treatment of the simplest multivalued solution * Application to diffraction * Tafel *Translators' Notes *Appendix I: The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, Joseph Priestley, London, 1772, pp. 171-182. * Index
Wave-mechanics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atombau und Spektrallinien by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

17 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mechanics of deformable bodies; Lectures on theoretical physics, v.2 by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mechanics of Deformable Bodies: Lectures on Theoretical Physics, Volume II covers topics on the mechanics of deformable bodies. The book discusses the kinematics, statics, and dynamics of deformable bodies; the vortex theory; as well as the theory of waves. The text also describes the flow with given boundaries. Supplementary notes on selected hydrodynamic problems and supplements to the theory of elasticity are provided. Physicists, mathematicians, and students taking related courses will find the book useful
Vorlesungen über theoretische Physik by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

54 editions published between 1943 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativity
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The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativityPartial differential equations in physicsThe theory of the topThe theory of the topMathematical theory of diffractionAtombau und Spektrallinien
Alternative Names
Arnold Sommerfeld deutscher Physiker

Arnold Sommerfeld Duits natuurkundige

Arnold Sommerfeld Duits natuurkundige (1868-1951)

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Arnold Sommerfeld matemático de Alemania

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Arnold Sommerfeld tysk matematikar og fysikar

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Arnold Zommerfeld

Arnolds Zommerfelds

Sommerfeld A.

Sommerfeld, A. 1868-1951

Sommerfeld, A. (Arnold)

Sommerfeld, A. (Arnold), 1868-1951

Sommerfeld Arnold

Sommerfeld, Arnold J. 1868-1951

Sommerfeld Arnold Johannes Wilhelm

Sommerfeld, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm 1868-1951

Sommerfeld, O. 1868-1951

Zomerfeldas Arnoldas

Zommerfel'd, A.

Zommerfelʹd, A. 1868-1951

Zommerfelʹd, A. (Arnold), 1868-1951

Zommerfel'd, Arnol'd.

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Арнальд Зомерфельд

Арнолд Зомерфелд

Арнольд Зоммерфельд

Арнольд Зоммерфельд немецкий физик-теоретик и математик

Арнольд Зоммерфельд німецький фізик-теоретик

Арнольд Зомэрфэльд

Зоммерфельд А.

Зоммерфельд Арнольд

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ארנולד זומרפלד

آرنولد زومرفلد فیزیک‌دان و ریاضی‌دان آلمانی

أرنولد سومرفيلد

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ਆਰਨਲਡ ਸੌਮਰਫ਼ੈਲਡ

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아르놀트 조머펠트

조머펠트, 아르놀트 1868-1951

アルノルト・ゾンマーフェルト

ゾンマーフェルト, A.

ゾンマーフェルド, アーノルド

阿諾·索末菲

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