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Life and Scientific Work of Peter Guthrie Tait

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  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107494923

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  • Originally published in 1911, this book contains a collection of many of the scientific papers of the Scottish mathematical physicist Peter Guthrie Tait. The work begins with a brief biography of Tait, and the papers included cover some of Tait's most famous research interests, including knot theory and the physics of golf. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of science and the work of Tait in particular.

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    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107494923
    • length: 398 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.95kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Memoir - Peter Guthrie Tait
    2. Experimental work
    3. Mathematical work
    4. Quaternions
    5. Thomson and Tait, 'Tand T', or Thomson and Tait's natural philosophy
    6. Other books
    7. Addresses, reviews, and correspondence
    8. Popular scientific articles
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Editor

    Cargill Gilston Knott

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