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Scientific Papers
Mainly on Electrodynamics and Radiation

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Hugh Walker, J. W. Nicholson
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  • Date Published: December 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107682771

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  • Samuel Bruce McLaren (1876–1916) was an Australian mathematician and mathematical physicist, and joint winner of the Adams Prize in 1913. Originally published in 1925, this book presents a description of the main aspects of McLaren's Adams Prize-winning essay, together with other accounts of papers and a selection of reprinted papers where necessary. The text was compiled posthumously following McLaren's early death during the Battle of the Somme. An obituary notice and a biographical appreciation of McLaren are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in mathematics, physics and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: December 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107682771
    • length: 122 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.19kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    A personal appreciation Hugh Walker
    Obituary notice J. W. Nicholson
    Part I. Account of Papers Mainly on Radiation and Gravitation:
    1. Hamilton's equations and the partition of energy between matter and radiation
    2. The emission and absorption of energy by electrons
    3. The theory of radiation
    4. A theory of gravity
    Part II. Electromagnetic Theory:
    5. A theory of magnets
    6. The magneton and Planck's universal constant
    7. The theory of radiation
    8. A theory of magnets
    9. Mathematical theory of the magneton
    Part III. The Propagation of an Arbitrary Disturbance in a Dispersive Medium.

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    Samuel Bruce McLaren

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    Hugh Walker, J. W. Nicholson

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