# Mathematician:Horace Lamb

## Mathematician

English applied mathematician and author of several influential texts on classical physics.

Coined the word vorticity in $1916$.

English

## History

• Born: 29 November 1849 in Stockport, England
• Died: 4 December 1934 in Cambridge, England

## Theorems and Definitions

Definitions of concepts named for Horace Lamb can be found here.

## Publications

• 1879: A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of the Motion of Fluids
• 1895: Hydrodynamics
• 1910: The Dynamical Theory of Sound
• 1912: Statics, including Hydrostatics and the Elements of the Theory of Elasticity
• 1914: Dynamics
• 1919: The Evolution Of Mathematical Physics
• 1920: Higher Mechanics