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The Theory of the Top Volume III: Perturbations. Astronomical and Geophysical Applications

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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. The Theory of the Top: Volume III. Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications is the third installment in a series of four self-contained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics.

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The Theory of the Top. Volume III.

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Advertisement.- Chapter VII Theory and reality. The influence of friction, air resistance, and elasticity of the material and the support on the motion of the top.- Chapter VIII Applications of the theory of the top.- Part A. Astronomical Applications.- Part B. Geophysical Applications.- Addenda and Supplements.- Translators' Notes.- References.- Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780817648251
Author:
Klein, Felix
Publisher:
Birkhauser
Author:
Sandri, Guido
Author:
Nagem, Raymond J.
Author:
Sommerfeld, Arnold
Subject:
History
Subject:
Nagem
Subject:
Sandri
Subject:
gyroscopic motion
Subject:
quaterion theory
Subject:
Rigid Bodies
Subject:
Rotation
Subject:
spinning tops
Subject:
History of Mathematical Sciences
Subject:
mathematical methods in physics
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
Subject:
APPLICATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
Subject:
Mathematics-Applied
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2012
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
325
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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