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Elements of the mathematical theory of fluid motion. Wave and vortex motion. by Thomas Craig

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Published by D. Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English


  • Wave-motion, Theory of,
  • Vortex-motion

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Thomas Craig.
SeriesOn cover: Van Nostrand"s science series,, no. 43
LC ClassificationsQA913 .C7
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, [5]-178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL179605M
LC Control Numbera 32000286

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