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GIBBS, J. Willard

Forenames: J. Willard

Last name: GIBBS

Titles and Honours:

Date of Election: 1892-04-26

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


1876-8 "On the Equilibrium of Heterogeneous Substances"

'Collected works of J.W. Gibbs, etc.' 2 vols, Longmans and Co; New York, 1928, 8o (re-issue of 'The Scientific Papers of J.W. Gibbs' with the addition of 'Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics')

Revised 'Collected Works' etc, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1948, 8o

'Elementary principles in statistical mechanics developed with especial reference to the rational foundation of thermodynamics' pp xviii 207, 1902, 8o, New Haven, Connecticut - Yale Bicentenary Publications etc., 1901 4o & 8o University

'On multiple algebra - an address before the section of mathematics and astronomy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, etc.' pp 32, Salem Press; Salem, 1886

'Vector Analysis - a textbook for the use of students of mathematics and physics. Founded upon the lectures of J.W. Gibbs... by E.B. Wilson' pp xviii 436 1901 8o New Haven, Connecticut - Yale University, Yale Bicentenary Publications, etc 1901, etc 4o & 8o

There are also numerous publications about his life and work by different authors.

Place of Residence: USA



1871 Professor of Mathematical Physics at Yale

Copley Medal 1901

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