Reference numberEC/1888/15
TitleGreenhill, Sir Alfred George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAlfred George Greenhill.
Was second Wrangler & bracketed Smiths Prizeman in 1870.
Has been Moderator and Examiner for the Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge, in 1875-77-78-
81-83-84. Author of The Differential & Integral Calculus (1886) Article on Hydromechanics in the Encyclopedia Britannica. Also of the following papers. In the Proceedings of the Royal Artillery Institute, - Rotation required for Stability of Elongated Projectile vol x - Motion in resisting medium x - Trajectory for cubic law of resistance xiv Reduction of Bashforth's Experiments xv - Siacci's method for solving Ballistic problems xiv. In the Journal de Physique, Sur le Magnetisme induit d'un ellipsoide creux 1881. American Journal of Mathematics - Wave motion in Hydrodynamics vol ix. In the Engineer - Screw propellor efficiency 1886. In the Quarterly Journal of Mathematics - Precession & Nutation vol xiv - Plane Vortex motion xv - Motion of top xv - Motion of water in rotating parallelopiped xv - Fluid motion between confocal ellipsoids xvi - Solution by elliptic functions of problems in Heat and electricity xvii - Functional images in Cartesians xviii - Complex multiplication of Elliptic functions xxii and others. In Messenger of Mathematics Fluid Motion viii-ix-x - Lord Rayleigh's Theory of tennis ball ix - Period equation of lateral vibrations xvi - Summer lines on Mercator's Chart xvi - Solution of cubic and Quartic xvii. In the Proceedings of Cambridge Philosophical Soc. Rotation of liquid ellipsoid vols iii-iv Green's function for rectang parallelopiped iii - Integrals expressed by inverse elliptic functions iii - Conjugate functions of Cartesians iv - Greatest height a tree can grow iv - Complex multiplication of elliptic functions iv-v - In Proc Inst of Mech Engineers. Stability of Shafting 1883.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: N M Ferrers; Percival Frost; J C Adams; J W L Glaisher; J H Cotterill; Arthur Schuster; W H Besant; J Hopkinson; O Henrici; Horace Lamb; O Reynolds; W C Unwin; S Parkinson; E J Routh; R T Glazebrook; A R Forsyth; James Cockle; W H Barlow; W G Adams; W D Niven
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Greenhill, Sir Alfred George: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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