Book in Three Volumes, Theoretical Mechanics

Book in Three Volumes, Theoretical Mechanics

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William Duncan MacMillan, professor of astronomy at the University of Chicago, published this three-part discussion of theoretical mechanics over the years 1927 to 1936. The first volume discusses the statics and dynamics of a particl, the second the dynamics of rigid bodies, and the third the theory of the potential. The volumes are not annotated.
This copy of the book is from the personal library of William F. Eberth (1905-1976), who spent fifteen years of his career with the Atomic Energy Commission working in South Africa.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Books, Set Of
date made
1927-1936
1927
maker
MacMillan, William Duncan
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm; 31/32 in x 6 3/32 in x 9 1/4 in
ID Number
MA.319872.09
accession number
1975319872
catalog number
319872.09
Credit Line
Gift of W. F. Eberth
subject
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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