The Resource Treatise on natural philosophy, Volume 1, Part 1, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait

Treatise on natural philosophy, Volume 1, Part 1, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait

Label
Treatise on natural philosophy, Volume 1, Part 1
Title
Treatise on natural philosophy
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
Part 1
Statement of responsibility
William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'The term 'natural philosophy' was used by Newton, and is still used in British Universities, to denote the investigation of laws in the material world, and the deduction of results not directly observed.' This definition, from the Preface to the second edition of 1879, defines the proposed scope of the work: the two volumes reissued here are the only completed part of a survey of the entirety of the physical sciences by Lord Kelvin and his fellow Scot, Peter Guthrie Tait, first published in 1867. Although the partnership ceased after eighteen years of collaboration, the published books, containing chapters on kinematics, dynamics and statics, had a great influence on the development of physics in the second half of the nineteenth century
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UkCbUP
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1824-1907
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelvin, William Thomson
Dewey number
531.1
Index
index present
LC call number
QA805
LC item number
.K29 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1831-1901
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tait, Peter Guthrie
Series statement
Cambridge library collection. Mathematics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mechanics, Analytic
Label
Treatise on natural philosophy, Volume 1, Part 1, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511703928
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Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press,1879
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 508 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511703928
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511703928
Label
Treatise on natural philosophy, Volume 1, Part 1, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, [and] P. G. Tait
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511703928
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press,1879
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 508 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511703928
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511703928

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