# Mathematician:Douglas Rayner Hartree

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## Mathematician

English mathematician and physicist most famous for the development of numerical analysis and its application to the Hartree-Fock equations of atomic physics.

Constructed a differential analyser using Meccano.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 27 March 1897 in Cambridge, England
- Died: 12 February 1958 in Cambridge, England

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **Douglas Rayner Hartree** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Douglas Rayner Hartree** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1949:
*Calculating Instruments and Machines*

- 1952:
*Numerical Analysis*

- 1957:
*The calculation of Atomic Structures*