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## Hertz on the Hamilton formalism

*JESPER LÜTZEN*

### in Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's 'Principles of Mechanics'

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567370
- eISBN:
- 9780191717925
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567370.003.0023
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

In the introduction to his book Principles of Mechanics, Heinrich Hertz emphasised that one of the advantages of his geometric formulation of his mechanics is that it throws a bright light upon ... More

## Mathematicians on the geometrization of the Hamilton–Jacobi formalism

*JESPER LÜTZEN*

### in Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's 'Principles of Mechanics'

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567370
- eISBN:
- 9780191717925
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567370.003.0024
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

It has long since been remarked by mathematicians that William Rowan Hamilton's method contains purely geometrical truths, and that a peculiar mode of expression, suitable to it, is required in order ... More

## Hamilton and Green

*Jennifer Coopersmith*

### in Energy, the Subtle Concept: The discovery of Feynman's blocks from Leibniz to Einstein

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- August 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198716747
- eISBN:
- 9780191800955
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716747.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

The unknown George Green, from Nottingham, self-published An Essay on the Mathematical Analysis of Electricity and Magnetism, in which the potential function, V, was defined for the first time. The ... More

## Stellar Revisions

*Thomas Owens*

### in Wordsworth, Coleridge, and 'the language of the heavens'

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- July 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198840862
- eISBN:
- 9780191876479
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198840862.003.0004
- Subject:
- Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Chapter 4 scrutinizes a sequence of changes that Wordsworth made to The Prelude in the 1820s and 1830s which suggest that his numerous scientific connections at Trinity College, Cambridge, rarely ... More

## Epitaphs

*Morton D. Paley*

### in Coleridge's Later Poetry

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198186854
- eISBN:
- 9780191674570
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.003.0006
- Subject:
- Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The last important poem to be written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge was printed under the simple tide of ‘Epitaph’ as the final poem in the Poetical Works of 1834. It is the culmination of a lifelong ... More

## Encircling Graphs

*Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang*

### in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691175638
- eISBN:
- 9781400852000
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers Hamiltonian graphs, a class of graphs named for nineteenth-century physicist and mathematician Sir William Rowan Hamilton. In 1835 Hamilton discovered that complex numbers ... More

## Graph Theory: A Look Back—The Road Ahead

*Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang*

### in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691175638
- eISBN:
- 9781400852000
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book concludes with an epilogue, which traces the evolution of graph theory, from the conceptualization of the Königsberg Bridge Problem and its generalization by Leonhard Euler, whose solution ... More

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