The mathematics of projectiles in sport by Neville De Mestre

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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  • Projectiles -- Mathematical models,
  • Sports -- Mathematical models

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-172) and index.

Book details

StatementNeville de Mestre.
SeriesAustralian Mathematical Society lecture series ;, 6
LC ClassificationsQA862.P76 D38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1961686M
ISBN 100521398576
LC Control Number90193034

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