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Leonhard Euler, Volume 5 : Life, Work and Legacy.

Author: Robert E Bradley; Ed Sandifer
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Bradley; Ed Sandifer
ISBN: 9780080471297 0080471293
OCLC Number: 437176877
Description: 1 online resource (543 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Leonhard Euler: Life, Work and Legacy; Copyright Page; Foreword; Table of Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Leonhard Euler: Life and Thought; Chapter 3 Leonhard Euler and Russia; Chapter 4 Princess Dashkova, Euler, and the Russian Academy of Sciences; Chapter 5 Leonhard Euler and Philosophy; Chapter 6 Images of Euler; Chapter 7 Euler and Applications of Analytical Mathematics to Astronomy; Chapter 8 Euler and Indian Astronomy; Chapter 9 Euler and Kinematics; Chapter 10 Euler on Rigid Bodies; Chapter 11 Euler's Analysis Textbooks. Chapter 12 Euler and the Calculus of VariationsChapter 13 Euler, D'Alembert and the Logarithm Function; Chapter 14 Some Facets of Euler's Work on Series; Chapter 15 The Geometry of Leonhard Euler; Chapter 16 Cyclotomy: From Euler through Vandermonde to Gauss; Chapter 17 Euler and Number Theory: A Study in Mathematical Invention; Chapter 18 Euler and Lotteries; Chapter 19 Euler's Science of Combinations; Chapter 20 The Truth about Konigsberg; Chapter 21 The Po.

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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.

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