Doing Physics with Quaternions
by Douglas B. Sweetser
Number of pages: 157
Quaternions are numbers like the real numbers: they can be added, subtracted, multiplied, and divided. Quaternions are composed of four numbers that work together as one. This book is an introduction to quaternions and a brief summary of important laws in physics written as quaternions.
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by Erik B. Dam, Martin Koch, Martin Lillholm - University of Copenhagen
This text introduces quaternions, their mathematical properties, and how they can be used to rotate objects. We introduce quaternion mathematics and discuss why quaternions are a better choice for implementing rotation than matrix implementations.
by Alexander Macfarlane - John Wiley & Sons
Contents: Addition of Coplanar Vectors; Products of Coplanar Vectors; Coaxial Quaternions; Addition of Vectors in Space; Product of Two Vectors; Product of Three Vectors; Composition of Quantities; Spherical Trigonometry; Composition of Rotations.
by Arthur Sherburne Hardy - Ginn, Heath, & co.
The object of the following treatise is to exhibit the elementary principles and notation of the Quaternion Calculus. This presentation shall afford the undergraduate student a glimpse of this elegant and powerful instrument of analytical research.
by Arthur S. Hathaway - Project Gutenberg
The book is prepared for average students with a thorough knowledge of the elements of algebra and geometry, and is believed to be a simple and elementary treatment founded directly upon the fundamental ideas of the subject.