# Mathematician:Anthony James Merrill Spencer

## Mathematician

English mathematician working mainly in the field of material mechanics.

English

## History

• Born: 23 Aug 1929, Birmingham, England
• Died: 26 Jan 2008, Nottingham, England

## Publications

• 1958: The theory of matrix polynomials and its application to the mechanics of isotropic continua (with Ronald Rivlin)
• 1958: Finite integrity bases for five or fewer symmetric 3 × 3 matrices (with Ronald Rivlin)
• 1959: The stability of a circular cylinder under finite extension and torsion (with Albert Green)
• 1959: The mechanics of non-linear materials with memory II (with Albert Green and Ronald Rivlin)
• 1973: Deformation of Fibre-Reinforced Materials
• 1977: Engineering Mathematics Volume I (with others)
• 1980: Continuum Mechanics (reprinted 1985, 1988, 1990, 1992 and 2004)
• 2005: Exact solutions for a thick elastic plate with a thin elastic surface layer

## Also known as

Known informally as Tony Spencer.