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Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium, Yale University, May 15–17, 1989
 
A co-publication of the AMS and American Institute of Physics
Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium, Yale University, May 15--17, 1989
Hardcover ISBN:  978-0-8218-0157-4
Product Code:  GIBBS
List Price: $95.00
MAA Member Price: $85.50
AMS Member Price: $76.00
Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium, Yale University, May 15--17, 1989
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Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium, Yale University, May 15–17, 1989
A co-publication of the AMS and American Institute of Physics
Hardcover ISBN:  978-0-8218-0157-4
Product Code:  GIBBS
List Price: $95.00
MAA Member Price: $85.50
AMS Member Price: $76.00
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    1990; 321 pp
    MSC: Primary 01; Secondary 11; 22; 60; 76

    This volume, a joint publication with the American Institute of Physics, contains the proceedings of a symposium honoring the memory of Josiah Willard Gibbs, one of the giants of theoretical physics. Three articles provide perspectives on Gibbs, the man, and on the place his work occupies in the history of science. There are also contributions from leading scientists on statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, geophysics, number theory, general relativity, and economics.

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1990; 321 pp
MSC: Primary 01; Secondary 11; 22; 60; 76

This volume, a joint publication with the American Institute of Physics, contains the proceedings of a symposium honoring the memory of Josiah Willard Gibbs, one of the giants of theoretical physics. Three articles provide perspectives on Gibbs, the man, and on the place his work occupies in the history of science. There are also contributions from leading scientists on statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, geophysics, number theory, general relativity, and economics.

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