Leonhard Euler

Written By Robert E. Bradley
Leonhard Euler
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 March 2007
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
  • Pages : 542 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Leonhard Euler written by Robert E. Bradley which was release on 20 March 2007, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The year 2007 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the Enlightenment’s most important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler. This volume is a collection of 24 essays by some of the world’s best Eulerian scholars from seven different countries about Euler, his life and his work. Some of the essays are historical, including much previously unknown information about Euler’s life, his activities in the St. Petersburg Academy, the influence of the Russian Princess Dashkova, and Euler’s philosophy. Others describe his influence on the subsequent growth of European mathematics and physics in the 19th century. Still others give technical details of Euler’s innovations in probability, number theory, geometry, analysis, astronomy, mechanics and other fields of mathematics and science. - Over 20 essays by some of the best historians of mathematics and science, including Ronald Calinger, Peter Hoffmann, Curtis Wilson, Kim Plofker, Victor Katz, Ruediger Thiele, David Richeson, Robin Wilson, Ivor Grattan-Guinness and Karin Reich - New details of Euler's life in two essays, one by Ronald Calinger and one he co-authored with Elena Polyakhova - New information on Euler's work in differential geometry, series, mechanics, and other important topics including his influence in the early 19th century

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler
  • Author : Robert E. Bradley,Ed Sandifer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Total pages : 542
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : The year 2007 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the Enlightenment’s most important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler. This volume is a collection of 24 essays by some of the world’s best Eulerian scholars from seven different countries about Euler, his life and his work. Some ...

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler
  • Author : Ronald S. Calinger
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03
  • Total pages : 696
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : An acclaimed biography of the Enlightenment's greatest mathematician This is the first full-scale biography of Leonhard Euler (1707–1783), one of the greatest mathematicians and theoretical physicists of all time. In this comprehensive and authoritative account, Ronald Calinger connects the story of Euler's eventful life to the astonishing achievements that place him ...

Leonhard Euler s Letters to a German Princess

Leonhard Euler s Letters to a German Princess
  • Author : Ronald S Calinger,Ekaterina (Katya) Denisova,Elena N Polyakhova
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Leonhard Euler's Letters to a German Princess: A Milestone in the History of Physics Textbooks and More is a milestone in the history of physics textbooks and the instruction of women in the sciences. It also covers views of its author on epistemology, religion, and innovations in scientific equipment, including ...

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler
  • Author : Emil A. Fellmann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-04-05
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Euler was not only by far the most productive mathematician in the history of mankind, but also one of the greatest scholars of all time. He attained, like only a few scholars, a degree of popularity and fame which may well be compared with that of Galilei, Newton, or Einstein. ...

The Bloomsbury Companion to Kant

The Bloomsbury Companion to Kant
  • Author : Gary Banham,Dennis Schulting,Nigel Hems
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Immanuel Kant is widely considered to be the most important and influential thinker of modern Europe and the late Enlightenment. His philosophy is extraordinarily wide-ranging and his influence has been pervasive throughout eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth-century thought, in particular in the work of the German Idealists, and also in both ...

The Legacy of Leonhard Euler

The Legacy of Leonhard Euler
  • Author : Lokenath Debnath
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : This book primarily serves as a historical research monograph on the biographical sketch and career of Leonhard Euler and his major contributions to numerous areas in the mathematical and physical sciences. It contains fourteen chapters describing Euler''s works on number theory, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, differential and integral calculus, analysis, infinite ...

Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires 1730 1850

Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires  1730   1850
  • Author : Rebekah Higgitt,Richard Dunn,Peter Jones
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-19
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : This book explores the development of navigation in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It examines the role of men of science, seamen and practitioners across Europe, and the realities of navigational practice, showing that old and new methods were complementary not exclusive, their use dependent on many competing factors....

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler
  • Author : Rajesh Thakur
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 6
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : The year 2007 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the Enlightenments most important mathematicians and scientists, Leonhard Euler. This volume is a collection of 24 essays by some of the worlds best Eulerian scholars from seven different countries about Euler, his life and his work. Some of the ...

How Euler Did Even More

How Euler Did Even More
  • Author : C. Edward Sandifer
  • Publisher : The Mathematical Association of America
  • Release Date : 2014-11-19
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Sandifer has been studying Euler for decades and is one of the world’s leading experts on his work. This volume is the second collection of Sandifer’s “How Euler Did It” columns. Each is a jewel of historical and mathematical exposition. The sum total of years of work and ...

The Doctrine of Triangles

The Doctrine of Triangles
  • Author : Glen Van Brummelen
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : An interdisciplinary history of trigonometry from the mid-sixteenth century to the early twentieth The Doctrine of Triangles offers an interdisciplinary history of trigonometry that spans four centuries, starting in 1550 and concluding in the 1900s. Glen Van Brummelen tells the story of trigonometry as it evolved from an instrument for understanding ...

Excursions in the History of Mathematics

Excursions in the History of Mathematics
  • Author : Israel Kleiner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-02-02
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : This book comprises five parts. The first three contain ten historical essays on important topics: number theory, calculus/analysis, and proof, respectively. Part four deals with several historically oriented courses, and Part five provides biographies of five mathematicians who played major roles in the historical events described in the first ...

The Continuum Companion to Kant

The Continuum Companion to Kant
  • Author : Gary Banham,Dennis Schulting,Nigel Hems
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-02-16
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Including over 500 specially commissioned entries from a team of leading international scholars, this is an essential reference to Kant's thought, writings and continuing influence....

Euler s Gem

Euler s Gem
  • Author : David S. Richeson
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : How a simple equation reshaped mathematics Leonhard Euler’s polyhedron formula describes the structure of many objects—from soccer balls and gemstones to Buckminster Fuller’s buildings and giant all-carbon molecules. Yet Euler’s theorem is so simple it can be explained to a child. From ancient Greek geometry to ...

Euler s Pioneering Equation

Euler s Pioneering Equation
  • Author : Robin Wilson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-07-17
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : In just seven symbols, with profound and beautiful simplicity, Euler's Equation connects five of the most important numbers in mathematics. Robin Wilson explores each number in turn, then brings them together to consider the power of the equation as a whole....

Emilie du Ch telet between Leibniz and Newton

Emilie du Ch  telet between Leibniz and Newton
  • Author : Ruth Hagengruber
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-10-29
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780080471297
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Summary : Emilie du Châtelet was one of the most influential woman philosophers of the Enlightenment. Her writings on natural philosophy, physics, and mechanics had a decisive impact on important scientific debates of the 18th century. Particularly, she took an innovative and outstanding position in the controversy between Newton and Leibniz, ...