Friedrichs, K. O. (Kurt Otto) 19011983
Overview
Works:  221 works in 735 publications in 8 languages and 8,931 library holdings 

Genres:  Biography 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, ed 
Classifications:  QA1, 510.8 S 
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Most widely held works about
K. O Friedrichs
 Selecta by K. O Friedrichs( Book )
 The Courant  Friedrichs  Lewy (CFL) condition : 80 years after its discovery by Carlos A. de Moura( Book )
 Jüdisches Leben und akademisches Milieu in Braunschweig : Nellie und Kurt Otto Friedrichs : wissenschaftliche Leistungen und illegale Liebe in bewegter Zeit( Book )
 Friedrichs, Kurt Otto. mathematician, educator( )
Most widely held works by
K. O Friedrichs
From Pythagoras to Einstein by
K. O Friedrichs(
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54 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main thread running through this somewhat unorthodox approach to the special theory of relativity is the Pythagorean theorem. It appears in its most elementary geometric form in the very beginning of this monograph. Then it reappears in algebraic garb, is further modified and finally reinterpreted to play the role of one of the main characters in the special theory of relativity. The first four chapters are easily accessible to high school sophomores or juniors. The remaining part of the book may be a little difficult for students who never studied physics, although the author actually employs only the notion of impact and presupposes no background in physics. With the aid of the vector geometry introduced earlier, he leads the reader from the impact conservation laws to the famous formula e=mc²
54 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main thread running through this somewhat unorthodox approach to the special theory of relativity is the Pythagorean theorem. It appears in its most elementary geometric form in the very beginning of this monograph. Then it reappears in algebraic garb, is further modified and finally reinterpreted to play the role of one of the main characters in the special theory of relativity. The first four chapters are easily accessible to high school sophomores or juniors. The remaining part of the book may be a little difficult for students who never studied physics, although the author actually employs only the notion of impact and presupposes no background in physics. With the aid of the vector geometry introduced earlier, he leads the reader from the impact conservation laws to the famous formula e=mc²
Supersonic flow and shock waves by
Richard Courant(
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69 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appendices and remarks after some chapters
69 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appendices and remarks after some chapters
Spectral theory of operators in Hilbert space by
K. O Friedrichs(
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42 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and German and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
42 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and German and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fluid dynamics by
Richard Von Mises(
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32 editions published between 1941 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1941 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on advanced ordinary differential equations by
K. O Friedrichs(
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34 editions published between 1949 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
34 editions published between 1949 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special topics in fluid dynamics by
K. O Friedrichs(
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23 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pseudodifferential operators; an introduction. Lectures given in 196768 at the Courant Institute by
K. O Friedrichs(
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19 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical aspects of the quantum theory of fields by
K. O Friedrichs(
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23 editions published between 1953 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published between 1953 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perturbation of spectra in Hilbert space by
K. O Friedrichs(
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22 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integration of functionals by
K. O Friedrichs(
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25 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical methods of electromagnetic theory; lectures given in 19721973 at the Courant Institute by
K. O Friedrichs(
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7 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Functional analysis and applications by
K. O Friedrichs(
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14 editions published between 1950 and 1956 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1950 and 1956 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on advanced ordinary differential equations : 19481949 by
K. O Friedrichs(
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11 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical methods of electromagnetic theory by
K. O Friedrichs(
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7 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chapter in the theory of linear operators in Hilbert space, based on lectures delivered at New York University, Spring 1951 by
K. O Friedrichs(
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9 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special topics in analysis by
K. O Friedrichs(
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16 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spectral representations of linear operators by
K. O Friedrichs(
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8 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Methods of mathematical physics : lectures given during 19471948 by
K. O Friedrichs(
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9 editions published in 1955 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
9 editions published in 1955 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of wave propagation by
K. O Friedrichs(
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6 editions published between 1951 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1951 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nonlinear mechanics by
K. O Friedrichs(
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4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Courant, Richard 18881972 Author
 Von Mises, Richard 18831953 Author Creator
 Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Editor
 American Mathematical Society
 Lewy, Hans 1904
 Morawetz, Cathleen S. Editor
 New York University Institute of Mathematical Sciences Editor
 Moura, Carlos A. de Editor
 Kubrusly, Carlos S. 1947 Editor
 Shapiro, Harold N.
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Aerodynamics Aerodynamics, Supersonic Aerofoils Boundary value problems Braunschweig (Germany) Computer scienceMathematics Courant, Richard, Differential equations Differential equations, Partial Dynamics Electromagnetic theory Electromagnetic theoryMathematics Engineering mathematics Fluid dynamics Fourier transformations Friedrichs, K. O.(Kurt Otto), Friedrichs, Nellie H Functional analysis Germany Hilbert space Hydrodynamics Information theory Integral equations Integration, Functional Jewish refugees Jewish women Lewy, Hans, Linear operators Mathematical analysis Mathematical physics Mathematical statistics Mathematicians Mathematics Mechanics, Analytic Numerical analysis Operator theory Perturbation (Mathematics) Perturbation (Quantum dynamics) Pseudodifferential operators Pythagorean theorem Quantum field theory Relativity (Physics) Shock waves Spectral theory (Mathematics) United States Vector analysis Viscous flow Vortexmotion Wave mechanics Wavemotion, Theory of
Alternative Names
Fridrichs, K.
Fridrīšs, Kūrt Ūtū 19011982
Frieder 19011982
Friedrichs, K. 19011982
Friedrichs, K. O.
Friedrichs, K. O. 19011982
Friedrichs, Kurt 19011982
Friedrichs, Kurt O.
Friedrichs, Kurt Otto
Friedrichs, Kurt Otto 1901
Friedrichs, Kurt Otto 19011982
Friedrichs, Kurt Otto 19011983
Kurt Friedrichs matematico tedesco
Kurt Friedrichs mathématicien allemand
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Kurt O. Friedrichs GermanAmerican mathematician
Kurt Otto Friedrichs
Курт Отто Фридрихс
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Italian (14)
Russian (8)
German (6)
Chinese (5)
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