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Biographical entry Lamb, Horace (1849 - 1934)

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Born
27 November 1849
Stockport, Cheshire, England
Died
4 December 1934
Cambridge, England
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Sir Horace Lamb was the founding Professor of Mathematics, University of Adelaide 1876-1885 after which he became Professor at Owen's College Manchester 1885-1920. His treatise on the motion of fluids was highly regarded and ran into many editions.

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Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide

  • Horace Lamb - Records, 1885 - 1920; Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide. Details

The University of Adelaide Archives

  • Horace Lamb - Records, 1876 - 1885; The University of Adelaide Archives. Details

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  • Radok, Rainer, A Profile of Horace Lamb Arranged by R. Radok and S. Radok, James Cook University on North Queensland, Mathematics Department, Townsville, 1980. Details

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