Horace Lamb

1849 - 1934

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Horace Lamb wrote important texts and made important contributions to applied mathematics, in particular to acoustics and fluid dynamics.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Horace Lamb

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Horace Lamb addresses the British Association in 1904
  2. Horace Lamb addresses the British Association in 1904, Part 2
  3. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Horace Lamb
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Fellow of the Royal Society1884
Royal Society Royal Medal1902
LMS President1902 - 1904
LMS De Morgan Medal1911
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1913
Royal Society Copley Medal1923
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  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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