A theory of braids leading to a classification was given in my paper "Theorie der Zopfe" in vol. 4 of the Hamburger Abhandlungen (quoted as Z). Most of the proofs are entirely intuitive. That of the… Expand

A continuous casting system provides with a foreign matter receiving gutter between two adjacent rolls to receive foreign matters dropping during the drawing operation of castings, and a foreign… Expand

In what follows, we introduce the classical Gamma function in Sect. 2.1. It is essentially understood to be a generalized factorial. However, there are many further applications, e.g., as part of… Expand