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Larmor, Joseph 1857-1942

Overview
Works: 150 works in 411 publications in 2 languages and 3,514 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter, Honoree
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Matter and motion by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

43 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published posthumously in 1888, this treatise by the first Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge explores and explains the fundamental principles and laws that are the basis of elementary physics. Maxwell was at the forefront of physics and mathematics during the nineteenth century and his pioneering work brought together existing ideas to give 'a dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field'. This work inspired not only the applications of electromagnetic waves like fibre optics but also Einstein's theory of relativity. The text explains many of Newton's laws and the unifying concepts that govern a body and its motion. The increment in the complexity of topics allows one to build a solid understanding of the accepted laws of mathematical physics that explain topics like force, work, energy and the centre mass point of a material system. This logical guide and instruction is as timeless as the laws of physics that it explains
Mathematical and physical papers by William Thomson Kelvin( Book )

5 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and hypothesis by Henri Poincaré( Book )

20 editions published between 1905 and 1952 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and Hypothesis is a study written in 1902, by the French mathematician, Henri Poincar.̌ It was designed with non-specialist readers in mind, and contains information on mathematics, space, physics, and biology. The main theme of this work is that the absolute truth of science is non-existent. It postulates that many scientific beliefs are closer to convenient conventions than valid explanations. The chapters of this book include: "Number and Magnitude", "On the Nature of Mathematical Reasoning", "Mathematical Magnitude and Experiment", "Space", "Non-Euclidean Geometries", "Space and Geometry", "Experiment and Geometry", etcetera. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an available, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author
Mathematical and physical papers by George Gabriel Stokes( Book )

10 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical and physical papers by Joseph Larmor( Book )

6 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected papers in physics and engineering by James Thomson( Book )

20 editions published between 1912 and 1975 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific writings of the late George Francis Fitzgerald by George Francis Fitzgerald( Book )

14 editions published between 1902 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific papers of Bertram Hopkinson by B Hopkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1921 and 1975 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins of Clerk Maxwell's electric ideas, as described in familiar letters to William Thomson by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

6 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir and scientific correspondence of the late Sir George Gabriel Stokes, bart. by George Gabriel Stokes( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir and scientific correspondence of the late Sir George Gabriel Stokes by George Gabriel Stokes( Book )

16 editions published between 1907 and 1972 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific papers of the Honourable Henry Cavendish by Henry Cavendish( Book )

9 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical and physical papers : collected from different scientific periodicals from May, 1841, to the present time by William Thomson Kelvin( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific papers, mainly on electrodynamics and natural radiation, including the substance of an Adams prize essay in the University of Cambridge by Samuel Bruce McLaren( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical and physical papers : collected from different scientific periodicals from May, 1841, to the present time by William Thomson Kelvin( Book )

6 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical and physical papers : collected from different scientific periodicals from May, 1841, to the present time by William Thomson Kelvin( Book )

7 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MEMOIR AND SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE LATE SIR GEORGE GABRIEL STOKES, BART by George Gabriel Stokes( Book )

6 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge and President of the Royal Society, Sir George Gabriel Stokes (1819-1904) made substantial contributions to the fields of fluid dynamics, optics, physics, and geodesy, in which numerous discoveries still bear his name. The Memoir and Scientific Correspondence of the Late Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Bart., edited by Joseph Larmor, offers rare insight into this capacious scientific mind, with letters attesting to the careful, engaged experimentation that earned him international acclaim. Volume 2 (1907) includes important professional correspondence with James Clerk Maxwell, James Prescott Joule, and many others, with particular attention given to Stokes' activities with the British Meteorological Society. Many of his foundational innovations in optics are also explicated in these letters, serving in place of the authoritative volume he unfortunately never had the opportunity to complete
Mathematical and physical papers by William Thomson Kelvin( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Matter and motion
Alternative Names
Joseph Larmor britisk matematikar, fysikar og politikar

Joseph Larmor britisk matematiker, fysiker og politiker

Joseph Larmor Brits wiskundige (1857-1942)

Joseph Larmor brittisk matematiker, fysiker och politiker

Joseph Larmor Físico británico

Joseph Larmor fisico e matematico irlandese

Joseph Larmor irischer Physiker und Mathematiker

Joseph Larmor physicien et mathématicien britannique

Joseph Larmor Physics

Larmor, Dzosef 1857-1942

Larmor, J.

Larmor, J. 1857-1942

Larmor, Joseph

Larmor, Joseph 1857-1942

Larmor, Joseph 1857- Sir

Larmor, Joseph Sir

Larmor, Joseph, Sir, 1857-

Лармор, Джозеф

Уикипедия:Инкубатор/Статии/Джоузеф Лармор

ג'וזף לרמור

ג'וזף לרמור פיזיקאי, מתמטיקאי ופוליטיקאי צפון אירי

جوزف لارمر ریاضی‌دان و فیزیک‌دان بریتانیایی

جوزيف لارمور

조지프 라모어

ジョゼフ・ラーモア

约瑟夫·拉莫尔

Languages
English (241)

Spanish (1)

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Science and hypothesisMathematical and physical papersThe scientific papers of the Honourable Henry CavendishMathematical and physical papers : collected from different scientific periodicals from May, 1841, to the present timeMEMOIR AND SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE LATE SIR GEORGE GABRIEL STOKES, BART