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Sommerfeld, Arnold 1868-1951

Overview
Works: 580 works in 2,144 publications in 5 languages and 17,120 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Sources  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Redactor, Author of introduction, Annotator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: QC20, 530.11
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Atomic structure and spectral lines by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

174 editions published between 1919 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,846 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 )

18 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelson's interference experiment / H.A. Lorentz / - On the electrodynamics of moving bodies / A.Einstein / - Does the inertia of a body depend upon its energy-content? / A.Einstein / - Space and time / H. Minkowski / - On the influence of gravitation on the propagation of light / A.Einstein / - The foundation of the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein / - Hamilton's principle and the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein / - Cosmoligical considerations on the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein - Do gravitational fields play an essential part in the structure of the elementary particles of matter? / A.Einstein / - Gravitation and electricity / H. Weyl
Partial differential equations in physics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

74 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in English and German and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partial differential equations in physics
Lectures on theoretical physics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

10 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

99 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Electrodynamics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

75 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electrodynamics: Lectures on Theoretical Physics Volume III covers topics related to electrodynamics. The book discusses the fundamentals and basic principles of Maxwell's electrodynamics; the derivation of the phenomena from the Maxwell equations; and the theory of relativity. The text also describes the electron theory; as well as Maxwell's theory for moving bodies and other addenda. Physicists and people involved in the study of electrodynamics will find the book invaluable
Mechanics of deformable bodies; Lectures on theoretical physics, v.2 by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

62 editions published between 1945 and 1992 in German and English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Optics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Vorlesungen über theoretische Physik by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

130 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über die Theorie des Kreisels : in vier Heften by Felix Klein( Book )

83 editions published between 1897 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Mathematical theory of diffraction by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 212 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
Encyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

34 editions published between 1903 and 1926 in German and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Relativitätsprinzip : eine Sammlung von Abhandlungen by H. A Lorentz( Book )

21 editions published between 1913 and 1967 in German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elektronentheorie der Metalle by Hans A Bethe( Book )

16 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in German and Japanese and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamik und Statistik by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Briefwechsel. 60 Briefe aus dem goldenen Zeitalter der modernen Physik [von] Albert Einstein [und] Arnold Sommerfeld by Albert Einstein( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of the top by Felix Klein( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 37 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
The theory of the top by Felix Klein( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 33 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
Geheimrat Sommerfeld, theoretischer Physiker : eine Dokumentation aus seinem Nachlass by Michael Eckert( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 26 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
Alternative Names
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Arnold Zommerfeld

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Sommerfeld, A.

Sommerfeld, A. 1868-1951

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

Zommerfel'd, A.

Zommerfelʹd, A. 1868-1951

Zommerfelʹd, A. (Arnold), 1868-1951

Zommerfel'd, Arnol'd.

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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

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ゾンマーフェルド, アーノルド

阿諾·索末菲

Languages
German (627)

English (413)

Russian (3)

Japanese (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativityPartial differential equations in physicsMathematical theory of diffractionThe theory of the topThe theory of the top