Elements of Quaternions
by Arthur Sherburne Hardy
Publisher: Ginn, Heath, & co. 1881
Number of pages: 252
The object of the following treatise is to exhibit the elementary principles and notation of the Quaternion Calculus, so as to meet the wants of beginners in the classroom. This presentation of the principles shall afford the undergraduate student a glimpse of this elegant and powerful instrument of analytical research.
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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 Douglas B. Sweetser
Quaternions, like the real numbers, can be added, subtracted, multiplied, and divided. They are composed of four numbers that work together as one. This book contains a brief summary of important laws in physics written as quaternions.
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 McAulay - Macmillan and co
Quaternions are especially useful in Physical applications. Here is the table of contents of this classical book: Introduction; Quaternion theorems; Elastic solids; Electricity and magnetism; Hydrodynamics; The vortex-atom theory.