Book, Methods of Operations Research

Book, Methods of Operations Research

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This pioneering textbook on operations research was coauthored by Philip M. Morse (1903-1985), a professor of physics at M.I.T., and quantum chemist George E. Kimball (1906-1967), who also was on the faculty there. During World War II the two men worked for the U.S. Navy on a project relating to the mathematical analysis of Nazi U--boat operations. After the war, they envisioned a more general theory of mathematical analysis of industrial, governmental, and military operations, which is presented here.
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. The copy is not annotated.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Book
date made
1951
maker
Morse , Philip M.
Kimball, George E.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.8 cm x 21 cm x 27.3 cm; 23/32 in x 8 9/32 in x 10 3/4 in
ID Number
MA.319872.10
accession number
1975319872
catalog number
319872.10
Credit Line
Gift of W. F. Eberth
subject
Mathematics
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