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Mathematical and Physical Papers: Volume 2

Mathematical and Physical Papers: Volume 2

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Joseph Larmor
Cambridge University Press, 11/13/2015
EAN 9781107536401, ISBN10: 1107536405

Paperback, 866 pages, 25.4 x 17.8 x 4.3 cm
Language: English

Joseph Larmour (1857–1942) was a theoretical physicist who made important discoveries in relation to the electron theory of matter, as espoused in his 1900 work Aether and Matter. Originally published in 1929, this is the second part of a two-volume set containing Larmour's collected papers. The papers are presented in chronological order across the volumes, enabling readers to understand their theoretical development and framing them in an accessible form for 'future historical interests'. Authorial notes and appendices are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the word of Larmour, mathematics physics and the history of science.

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part II
61. On the intensity of the natural radiation from moving bodies and its mechanical reaction
62. On the ascertained absence of effects of motion through the aether, in relation to the constitution of matter, and on the FitzGerald–Lorentz hypothesis
63. Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839–1903)
64. On the dynamical significance of Kundt's law of selective dispersion, in connection with the transmission of the energy of trains of dispersive waves
65. Note on the mechanics of the ascent of sap in trees
66. On the constitution of natural radiation
67. The irregular movement of the Earth's axis of rotation
part II
69. On the range of freedom of electrons in metals
70. Note on the pressure displacement of spectral lines
71. The physical aspect of the atomic theory
72. The relation of the Earth's free precesional nutation to its resistance against tidal deformation
73. The kinetic image of a convected electric system formed in a conducting plane sheet
74. The statistical and thermodynamical relations of radiant energy
75. On the statistical theory of radiation
76. William Thomson (Lord Kelvin).