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Calculating Curves: The Mathematics, History, and Aesthetic Appeal of T. H. Gronwalls Nomographic Work

Scott Guthery

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ISBN 10: 0983700435 / ISBN 13: 9780983700432
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174 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.Calculating Curves is a book about a beautiful but forgotten paper of Thomas Hakon Gronwall. Gronwall was a Swedish mathematician and an American immigrant who published over 80 papers in pure and applied mathematics. He was a practicing civil engineer in Europe and the United States as well as a professor at Princeton University. The paper considered in the book was the first work to produce a necessary and sufficient condition for the representability problem of a graphical problem-solving construct called an alignment nomogram. The book includes a biography of Gronwall, a translation of the paper with an extensive commentary and a complete bibliography of Gronwalls work. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780983700432

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Title: Calculating Curves: The Mathematics, History...

Publisher: Docent Press

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Calculating Curves is a book about a beautiful but forgotten paper of Thomas Hakon Gronwall. Gronwall was a Swedish mathematician and an American immigrant who published over 80 papers in pure and applied mathematics. He was a practicing civil engineer in Europe and the United States as well as a professor at Princeton University. The paper considered in the book was the first work to produce a necessary and sufficient condition for the representability problem of a graphical problem-solving construct called an alignment nomogram. The book includes a biography of Gronwall, a translation of the paper with an extensive commentary and a complete bibliography of Gronwall's work.

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