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The dynamical theory of gases.

By: JEANS, Sir James Hopwood (1877-1946).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press, 1916.: 1916

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S0150


268 x 184 mm. Tall 8vo. vi, 436 pp. 27 figs., indexes; pencil marginalia. Navy cloth; joints reinforced with kozo. Ownership signature on front paste-down and title. Very good. Second edition. Jean's first book, among his most important technical works, includes his treatment of the persistence of molecular velocities after collisions. "During his enforced leisure at the sanatoria [to cure his suffered from tuberculosis], he wrote his first treatise, the Dynamical Theory of Gases (published 1904, second edition 1916), which in its successive editions had been used by generations of studen... View more info