The Relation of Mathematics to Engineering

    Abstract

    MATHEMATICS has been described in this room as a good servant but a bad master. It will be my duty this evening to prove by suitable illustration the first half of the proposition, and to show the service mathematics has rendered and can render to engineers and engineering.

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      "Mathematical and Physical Papers," vol. ii. p. 61. Sir W. Thomson .

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      Proceedings of Royal Society, February 17, 1887.

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      Lord Rayleigh, Phil. Mag., vol. xxi. p. 381.

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      Institution of Electrical Engineers, November 13, 1884.

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      Minutes of Proceedings Inst. C.E., April 5, 1883; Institution of Electrical Enginners, November 13, 1884.

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