Francis D. Murnaghan 1893-1976

Francis D. Murnaghan published extensively on a wide range of topics in pure and applied mathematics, producing a dozen books in English, three books in Portuguese and more than 90 papers. Here is a list of his books in chronological order :

[1922] Vector analysis and the theory of relativity, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore.

[1929] Theoretical mechanics (co-author Joseph Ames), Ginn, Boston–New York; republished by Dover Publications, New York [1958].

[1932] Hydrodynamics (co-authors H. Dryden and H. Bateman), Bulletin of the National Research Council No. 84; republished by Dover Publications, New York [1956].

[1938] The theory of group representations, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore; republished by Dover Publications, New York [1958].

[1947] Differential and integral calculus: functions of one variable, Remsen Press, Brooklyn.

[1948] Introduction to applied mathematics, Wiley Applied Mathematics Series, New York; republished by Dover Publications, New York [1963].

[1951] Finite deformation of an elastic solid, Wiley Applied Mathematics Series, New York.

[1954] Algebra elementar e trigonometria, Companhia Editora Nacional, Sao Paulo.

[1954] Calculo avancado, Sao Paulo Centro Technico de Aeronautica.

[1955] Equacoes diferenciais, Sao Paulo Centro Technico de Aeronautica.

[1956] Analytic geometry, Prentice-Hall, New York.

[1958] The orthogonal and symplectic groups, Communications of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Series A, Dublin.

[1962] The Laplace transform: lectures on applied mathematics, vol. 1, Spartan Books, Washington.

[1962] The calculus of variations: lectures on applied mathematics, vol. 2, Spartan Books, Washington.

[1962] The unitary and rotation groups: lectures on applied mathematics, vol. 3, Spartan Books, Washington.

From David W. Lewis, ‘To the glory of God, honour of Ireland and fame of America’ : a biographical sketch of Francis D. Murnaghan, Mathematical Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 103A (1), 101–112 (2003).