References for Richard Courant

Version for printing
  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9026588/Richard-Courant

Books:

  1. C Reid, Courant in Göttingen and New York : the story of an improbable mathematician ( New York, 1976).
  2. C Reid, Hilbert-Courant ( New York, 1986).
  3. C Reid, Courant (New York, 1996).

Articles:

  1. P S Aleksandrov and O A Oleinik, In memoriam Richard Courant (Russian), Uspekhi Mat. Nauk 30 (4)(184) (1975), 205-226.
  2. Professor Richard Courant: A biographical note, J. Mathematical and Physical Sci. 7 (1973), i-iv.
  3. Richard Courant (1888-1972) (Bulgarian), Fiz.-Mat. Spis. Bulgar. Akad. Nauk. 15 (48) (1972), 171.
  4. C A Felippa, 50 year classic reprint : an appreciation of R Courant's 'Variational methods for the solution of problems of equilibrium and vibrations', Internat. J. Numer. Methods Engrg. 37 (13) (1994), 2159-2187.
  5. F Williamson Jr., Richard Courant and the finite element method : a further look, Historia Mathematica 7 (4) (1980), 369-378.
  6. F Williamson Jr., Direct methods in the calculus of variations : the rediscovery of Richard Courant's work on the finite element method, in Global analysis - analysis on manifolds (Leipzig, 1983), 350-364.

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