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The Correspondence of Charles HuttonMathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

The Correspondence of Charles Hutton: Mathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198805045
eISBN:
9780191843150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805045.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book contains complete transcriptions, with notes, of the 133 surviving letters of Charles Hutton (1737–1823). The letters span the period 1770–1823 and are drawn from nearly thirty different ... More

Heavenly NumbersAstronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Christopher Cullen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198733119
eISBN:
9780191797705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733119.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is a history of the development of mathematical astronomy in China, from the late third century BCE, to the early third century CE—a period often referred to as ‘early imperial China’. It ... More

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

John E. Prussing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Optimal spacecraft trajectories are given a modern comprehensive treatment of the theory and important results. In most cases “optimal” means minimum propellant. Less propellant required results in ... More

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