L. M. Milne-Thomson biography

L. M. Milne-Thomson

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1891 – 1974

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Who was L. M. Milne-Thomson?

Louis Melville Milne-Thomson, CBE was an English applied mathematician who wrote several classic textbooks on applied mathematics, including The Calculus of Finite Differences, Theoretical Hydrodynamics, and Theoretical Aerodynamics. He is also known for developing several mathematical tables such as Jacobian Elliptic Function Tables. The Milne-Thomson circle theorem is named after him. Milne-Thomson was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1952.

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Born
May 1, 1891
Ealing
Also known as
  • L. Milne-Thomson
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Education
  • Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
  • Clifton College
Died
Aug 21, 1974
Sevenoaks

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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