Lawden, Derek Frank

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LAWDEN, Derek Frank

LAWDEN, Derek Frank. British, b. 1919. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics, Physics. Career: Head, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Canterbury, N. Z., 1956-67; Professor of Mathematics, University of Aston in Birmingham, 1967-83. Publications: Mathematics of Engineering Systems, 1954; Course of Applied Mathematics, 2 vols., 1960; Optimal Trajectories for Space Navigation, 1963; Mathematical Principles of Quantum Mechanics, 1967; Analytical Mechanics, 1972; Electromagnetism, 1973; Analytical Methods of Optimization, 1974; Introduction to Tensor Calculus, Relativity and Cosmology, 1982; Elements of Relativity Theory, 1985; Principles of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, 1986; Elliptic Functions and Applications, 1989. Address: Newhall, Church Bank, Temple Grafton, Alcester B49 6NU, England.

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