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Abraham Haskel Taub

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Abraham Haskel Taub
Orientador(es) Howard Percy Robertson[1]
Orientado(s) Charles William Gear, Gene Golub
Tese 1935: Quantum Equations in Cosmological Spaces

Abraham Haskel Taub (Chicago, 1 de fevereiro de 19119 de agosto de 1999) foi um físico teórico e matemático estadunidense.

Vida e obra

Taub estudou matemática na Universidade de Chicago (bacharel em 1931) e na Universidade de Princeton, aluno de Howard Percy Robertson, John von Neumann e Oswald Veblen. Obteve um doutorado em 1935, orientado por Howard Percy Robertson, com a tese Quantum Equations in Cosmological Spaces.


  • Relativistic Rankine-Hugoniot-Equations. In: Physical Review. Volume 74, 1948, p. 328
  • com Bleakney: Interaction of Shock Waves. In: Reviews of Modern Physics. Volume 21, 1949, p. 584
  • com Bleakney, Fletcher: The Mach reflection of shock waves at nearly glancing incidence. In: Reviews of Modern Physics. Volume 23, 1951, p. 271
  • Determination of flows behind stationary and pseudo-stationary shocks. In: Annals of Mathematics. Volume 62, 1955, p. 300-325.
  • A general relativistic variational principle for perfect fluids. In: Physical Review. Volume 94, 1954, p. 1468
  • Empty space-times admitting a three parameter group of motions. In: Annals of Mathematics. Volume 53, 1951, p. 472-490.
  • Stability of general relativistic gaseous masses and variational principles. In: Communications in Mathematical Physics. Bd. 15, 1969, DOI:10.1007/BF01645677, S. 235-254 (PDF; 1,283 MB)
  • Relativistic fluid mechanics. In: Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics. Volume 10, 1978
  • Relativistic Hydrodynamics. In: A. H. Taub (Hrsg.) Studies in applied mathematics. 1971, p. 235
  • com Sidney Fernbach (Hrsg.): Computers and their role in the physical sciences. Gordon and Breach, 1970


  • Frank Jennings Tipler (Ed.): Essays in General Relativity: A Festschrift for Abraham Taub. Academic Press, 1980, ISBN 0126913803
  • Bahram Mashhoon: Abraham H. Taub. February 1, 1911 – August 9, 1999. In: General Relativity and Gravitation. Vol. 33, 2001 (PDF; 34 KB – gekürzte Version: In Memoriam: Abraham Haskel Taub. In: SIAM News. 10. September 2001)


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