Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad) (1907-1979)

Also known as
Jaeger, John Conrad, FAA, FRS (1907-1979)
Jaeger, John Conrad (1907-1979)
Field of activity
mathematical physicist; Geophysicist; Mathematician
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Biographies

John Conrad Jaeger (1907-1979), mathematical physicist, was born on 30 July 1907 at Stanmore, Sydney, only child of Carl Jaeger, a German-born cigar-manufacturer from South Africa, and his English-born...

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John Conrad Jaeger was Professor of Geophysics at the Australian National University 1951-1972. He had previously been Lecturer in Mathematics and subsequently Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Tasmania 1935-1951. He achieved fame as an applied mathematician, especially through his books and his teaching; Conduction of Heat in Solids alone would have ensured continuing international recognition. Then he became one of the major moving forces in solid-earth geophysics and geochemistry in Australia, founding a school of high international standing and making important contributions in geothermal studies and rock mechanics.

Born Sydney, 30 July 1907. Died Canberra, 15 May 1979. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc 1928) and Cambridge (BA 1930). Research scholar, Trinity College, Cambridge 1931-35; Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Tasmania 1936-44, Senior Lecturer 1944-48, Associate Professor 1949-50, Professor of Applied Mathematics 1950-51; Physicist, CSIR Radiophysics Laboratory 1942-45; Professor of Geophysics, Australian National University 1951-72. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954, Fellow, Royal Society 1970.

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Professor John Conrad Jaeger, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics in the Australian National University, died recently after a long illness, aged 71 years. Born in Sydney on 30 July 1907, he was educated...

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  1. Elasticity, fracture and flow, with engineering and geological applications / J. C. Jaeger
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1956-1971 ]
    At 32 libraries
    Elasticity, fracture and flow, with engineering and geological applications / J. C. Jaeger
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.983)

  2. Conduction of heat in solids / by H.S. Carslaw and J.C. Jaeger
    Carslaw, H. S. (Horatio Scott), 1870-1954
    [ Book : 1947-1986 ]
    At 48 libraries
    Conduction of heat in solids / by H.S. Carslaw and J.C. Jaeger
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.779)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21.779)

  3. An introduction to applied mathematics / by J.C. Jaeger
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1951-1974 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 24 libraries
    An introduction to applied mathematics / by J.C. Jaeger
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.912)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.912)

  4. Fundamentals of rock mechanics / J.C. Jaeger, N.G.W. Cook
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1900-2009 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 45 libraries
    Fundamentals of rock mechanics / J.C. Jaeger, N.G.W. Cook
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.654)

  5. An introduction to the Laplace transformation : with engineering applications / by J. C. Jaeger
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1944-1970 ]
    At 36 libraries
    An introduction to the Laplace transformation : with engineering applications / by J. C. Jaeger
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.127)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.127)

  6. Operational methods in applied mathematics / by H. S. Carslaw and J. C. Jaeger
    Carslaw, H. S. (Horatio Scott), 1870-1954
    [ Book : 1941-2011 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 36 libraries
    Operational methods in applied mathematics / by H. S. Carslaw and J. C. Jaeger
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.89)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.89)

  7. An introduction to appplied mathematics / by J. C. Jaeger
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.231)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.231)

  8. A study in the mathematical theory of the conduction of heat / by J.C. Jaeger
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Thesis : 1941 ]
    At University of Sydney
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.128)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.128)

  9. Transient heating of buried cables / by J. C. Jaeger and Gordon H. Newstead : [bibliog.]
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1957 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.094)

  10. An introduction to the Laplace trasformation with engineering application / [by] J. C. Jaeger and Gordon Newstead
    Jaeger, J. C. (John Conrad), 1907-1979
    [ Book : 1949-1969 ]
    At 2 libraries
    An introduction to the Laplace trasformation with engineering application / [by] J. C. Jaeger and Gordon Newstead
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.09)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.09)

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  3. Geophysics and natural philosophy : an inaugural lecture, Friday, 24 July 1953 / J.C. Jaeger
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  1. UNIVERSITY STAFF Lecturer in Mathematics Mr. J. C. Jaeger Appointed
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