By Felix Klein
The conception of the head. quantity IV. Technical functions of the idea of the Top is the fourth and ultimate quantity in a sequence of self-contained English translations of the vintage and definitive therapy of inflexible physique motion.
* entire and unabridged presentation with fresh advances and extra notes;
* Annotations by way of the translators supply insights into the character of technological know-how and arithmetic within the overdue nineteenth century;
* each one quantity interweaves thought and applications.
The thought of the Top was once initially offered by means of Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Göttingen college that was once broadened in scope and clarified due to collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate scholars and researchers drawn to theoretical and utilized mechanics will locate this sequence of books an intensive and insightful account. different volumes within the sequence comprise Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, improvement of the speculation on the subject of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Perturbations. Astronomical and Geophysical Applications.