Lagrange, J. L. (Joseph Louis) 17361813
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Works:  799 works in 1,904 publications in 7 languages and 10,011 library holdings 

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Most widely held works about
J. L Lagrange
 Elogio di Luigi Lagrange by Pietro Cossali( )
 Energy, the subtle concept : the discovery of Feynman's blocks from Leibniz to Einstein by Jennifer Coopersmith( Book )
 Das Prinzip der kleinsten Wirkung und die Kraftkonzeptionen der rationalen Mechanik : eine Untersuchung zur Grundlegungsproblematik bei Leonhard Euler, Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis und Joseph Louis Lagrange by Helmut Pulte( Book )
 Œuvres de Lagrange by J. L Lagrange( Book )
 Correspondance de Leonhard Euler avec A.C. Clairaut, J. d'Alembert et J.L. Lagrange by Leonhard Euler( Book )
 Zum Problem von Lagrange; vier Vorträge gehalten im Mathematischen Seminar der Hamburgischen Universität (7.24. Juli 1928) by Johann Radon( Book )
 The New shepherd's lamp by J.P Bourguignon( Visual )
 La mécanique analytique de Lagrange et son héritage I : colloque, Paris, 2729 septembre 1988 by Colloque "La mécanique analytique" de Lagrange et son héritage( Book )
 Atti. Torino, 2225 octobre 1963 by Convengo lagrangiano( Book )
 Tables numériques des équations de Lagrange by Niels Nielsen( Book )
 La philosophie de l'algébre de Lagrange (réflexions sur le mémoire de 17701771) Conférence faite au Palais de la découverte le 6 février 1960 by Jules Vuillemin( Book )
 Intorno alla vita ed alle opere di Luigi Lagrange by Angelo Forti( )
 Lagrange : appunti per una biografia scientifica by M. T Borgato( Book )
 Lagrange by Filippo Burzio( Book )
 Atti del Convegno lagrangiano, Torino, 2225 ottobre, 1963 by Convegno Lagrangiano( Book )
 Lagrange : la elegancia matemática by Venancio Pardo Rego( Book )
 Lagrangian Mechanics by Reilly Richie( )
 Lagrange by Filippo Burzio( Book )
 Précis historique sur la vie et la mort de JosephLouis Lagrange by J.J Virey( Book )
 Zhozef Lui Lagranzh, 17361813 by I. A Ti︠u︡lina( Book )
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Most widely held works by
J. L Lagrange
Analytical mechanics by
J. L Lagrange(
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173 editions published between 1788 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J. L. Lagrange is a name well known to students in all branches of mathematics and applied mathematics. But by far his most famous work deals with mechanics  the Mecanique Analytique. In this work, he used the Principle of Virtual Work as the foundation for all of mechanics and thereby brought together statics, hydrostatics, dynamics and hydrodynamics. His approach differed significantly from the mechanics of Newton and the physical approach to mechanics of Laplace and Poisson. The difference is due primarily to the introduction by Lagrange of a fictitious constraint force. The purpose of the constraint force is to enforce an algebraic relation between the coordinates of the parts of a continuous body or between various bodies. Moreover, the physical origin of this force does not have to be known. From this point, Lagrange utilizes the methodology of the Calculus of Variations  a methodology which he himself developed  to vary the configuration of a system in statics or the path of a system in dynamics in order to obtain the governing differential equations."BOOK JACKET. "Audience: Historians of science, mathematicians, physicists and engineers, and scholars specializing in classical mechanics, celestial mechanics, mathematics of mechanics and mechanics in general."Jacket
173 editions published between 1788 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J. L. Lagrange is a name well known to students in all branches of mathematics and applied mathematics. But by far his most famous work deals with mechanics  the Mecanique Analytique. In this work, he used the Principle of Virtual Work as the foundation for all of mechanics and thereby brought together statics, hydrostatics, dynamics and hydrodynamics. His approach differed significantly from the mechanics of Newton and the physical approach to mechanics of Laplace and Poisson. The difference is due primarily to the introduction by Lagrange of a fictitious constraint force. The purpose of the constraint force is to enforce an algebraic relation between the coordinates of the parts of a continuous body or between various bodies. Moreover, the physical origin of this force does not have to be known. From this point, Lagrange utilizes the methodology of the Calculus of Variations  a methodology which he himself developed  to vary the configuration of a system in statics or the path of a system in dynamics in order to obtain the governing differential equations."BOOK JACKET. "Audience: Historians of science, mathematicians, physicists and engineers, and scholars specializing in classical mechanics, celestial mechanics, mathematics of mechanics and mechanics in general."Jacket
Œuvres de Lagrange by
J. L Lagrange(
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49 editions published between 1867 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
49 editions published between 1867 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie des fonctions analytiques : contenant les principes du calcul différentiel, dégagés de toute considération d'infiniment
petits ou d'évanouissans, de limites ou de fluxions, et réduits à l'analyse algébrique des quantités finies by
J. L Lagrange(
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26 editions published between 1797 and 2018 in French and English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1797 and 2018 in French and English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on elementary mathematics by
J. L Lagrange(
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31 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the eighteenth century's greatest mathematicians, Lagrange made significant contributions to all fields of analysis and number theory. He survived the French Revolution to deliver these lectures in 1795 at the École Normale, a training school for teachers. An exemplar among elementary expositions, Lagrange's talks feature both originality of thought and elegance of expression.The five lectures begin with discussions of arithmetic that focus on fractions and logarithms as well as theory and applications. Subsequent talks consider algebra, with emphasis on the resolution of equations of the third and fourth degree, the resolution of numerical equations, and the employment of curves in the solution of problems. Students, teachers, and others with an interest in mathematics will find this volume a unique reading book in mathematics, with fascinating historical and philosophical remarks by a distinguished mathematician
31 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the eighteenth century's greatest mathematicians, Lagrange made significant contributions to all fields of analysis and number theory. He survived the French Revolution to deliver these lectures in 1795 at the École Normale, a training school for teachers. An exemplar among elementary expositions, Lagrange's talks feature both originality of thought and elegance of expression.The five lectures begin with discussions of arithmetic that focus on fractions and logarithms as well as theory and applications. Subsequent talks consider algebra, with emphasis on the resolution of equations of the third and fourth degree, the resolution of numerical equations, and the employment of curves in the solution of problems. Students, teachers, and others with an interest in mathematics will find this volume a unique reading book in mathematics, with fascinating historical and philosophical remarks by a distinguished mathematician
Traité de la résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés : avec des notes sur plusieurs points de la théorie
des équations algébriques by
J. L Lagrange(
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42 editions published between 1808 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
42 editions published between 1808 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie des fonctions analytiques, contenant les principes du calcul différentiel, dégagés de toute considération d'infiniment
petits, d'évanouissans, de limites et de fluxions, et réduits à l'analyse algébrique des quantités finies by
J. L Lagrange(
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29 editions published between 1796 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
29 editions published between 1796 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Méchanique analitique by
J. L Lagrange(
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28 editions published between 1788 and 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 editions published between 1788 and 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of algebra by
Leonhard Euler(
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32 editions published between 1797 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book, originally published in 1765, is a gentle introduction to algebra by one of history's greatest mathematicians, Leonhard Euler. Starting with basic mathematical concepts such as signs, fractions, powers and roots, logarithms, infinite series, arithmetic and geometric ratios, and the calculation of interest, Euler then discusses how to solve equations of varying degrees, methods of rendering certain formulas rational, and more. In 1771, JosephLouis Lagrange included an addendum to the French edition containing topics such as continued fractions and Diophantine equations. This edition of Elements of Algebra was completely rewritten using Microsoft Word and its Equation Editor over the course of several months and is not just another scanned copy of John Hewlett's original English language translation. This new edition contains Euler's Part I (Containing the Analysis of Determinate Quantities) and Part II (Containing the Analysis of Indeterminate Quantities), Lagrange's Additions as well as all of the footnotes by Johann Bernoulli and others. While much of the text remains the same as that edition, several changes were made to make it more accessible to the modern reader: 1. The words "she" and "shewn" were replaced by "show" and "shown", respectively. 2. The original notation for continued fractions has been replaced with the more modern notation. 3. Several GermantoEnglish and FrenchtoEnglish translation issues were resolved. 4. While the order is the same as John Hewlett's English language translation, in order to give the work more space, each chapter now begins on its own page. 5. Several inline formulas were moved outofline to give the work more space. 6. Several errors in the formulas were discovered and corrected. 7. The word "formulae" was replaced by "formulas". 8. The footnotes were moved to a Notes section at the end of the book. 9. The overuse of the comma in several places was brought up to modern standards. It is my hope that by creating this new "modern" edition, a renewed interest will be generated for a work which certainly does not deserve to be forgotten, written by a brilliant mathematician considered "the master of us all"
32 editions published between 1797 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book, originally published in 1765, is a gentle introduction to algebra by one of history's greatest mathematicians, Leonhard Euler. Starting with basic mathematical concepts such as signs, fractions, powers and roots, logarithms, infinite series, arithmetic and geometric ratios, and the calculation of interest, Euler then discusses how to solve equations of varying degrees, methods of rendering certain formulas rational, and more. In 1771, JosephLouis Lagrange included an addendum to the French edition containing topics such as continued fractions and Diophantine equations. This edition of Elements of Algebra was completely rewritten using Microsoft Word and its Equation Editor over the course of several months and is not just another scanned copy of John Hewlett's original English language translation. This new edition contains Euler's Part I (Containing the Analysis of Determinate Quantities) and Part II (Containing the Analysis of Indeterminate Quantities), Lagrange's Additions as well as all of the footnotes by Johann Bernoulli and others. While much of the text remains the same as that edition, several changes were made to make it more accessible to the modern reader: 1. The words "she" and "shewn" were replaced by "show" and "shown", respectively. 2. The original notation for continued fractions has been replaced with the more modern notation. 3. Several GermantoEnglish and FrenchtoEnglish translation issues were resolved. 4. While the order is the same as John Hewlett's English language translation, in order to give the work more space, each chapter now begins on its own page. 5. Several inline formulas were moved outofline to give the work more space. 6. Several errors in the formulas were discovered and corrected. 7. The word "formulae" was replaced by "formulas". 8. The footnotes were moved to a Notes section at the end of the book. 9. The overuse of the comma in several places was brought up to modern standards. It is my hope that by creating this new "modern" edition, a renewed interest will be generated for a work which certainly does not deserve to be forgotten, written by a brilliant mathematician considered "the master of us all"
Über die lösung der unbestimmten probleme zweiten grades by
J. L Lagrange(
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14 editions published in 1904 in German and Spanish and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1904 in German and Spanish and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De la résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés by
J. L Lagrange(
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21 editions published between 1769 and 1970 in French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published between 1769 and 1970 in French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leçons sur le calcul des fonctions by
J. L Lagrange(
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33 editions published between 1801 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
33 editions published between 1801 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abhandlungen über die Prinzipien der Mechanik von Lagrange, Rodrigues, Jacobi und Gauss by
Philip E. B Jourdain(
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3 editions published in 1908 in German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1908 in German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Louis Lagrange's Zusätze zu Eulers Elementen der algebra. Unbestimmte analysis by
J. L Lagrange(
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17 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in German and Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in German and Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zwei abhandlungen zur theorie der partiellen differentialgleichungen erster ordnung by
Gerhard Kowalewski(
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14 editions published in 1900 in German and Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1900 in German and Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lec̜ons sur le calcul des fonctions, servant de commentaire et de supplément a la théorie des fonctions analytiques by
J. L Lagrange(
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4 editions published in 1808 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1808 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Résultats d'un ouvrage intitulé, De la richesse territoriale du royaume de France by
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier(
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6 editions published in 1819 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1819 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notice sur les Grandes Tables Logarithmiques et Trigonométriques Calculées, au Bureau du Cadastre by
R Prony(
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4 editions published between 1800 and 1801 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1800 and 1801 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Extraits du Journal de l'Ecole Polytechnique](
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in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ueber kartenprojection by
A Wangerin(
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18 editions published in 1894 in German and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published in 1894 in German and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théorie des fonctions analytiques by
J. L Lagrange(
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40 editions published between 1788 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
40 editions published between 1788 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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