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Oeuvres de Fourier

Oeuvres de Fourier
Publiées par les soins de Gaston Darboux
2 Volume Set

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  • Date Published: April 2013
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108059404

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  • Following the French Revolution, the physicist and mathematician Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768–1830) taught at the École Normale Supérieure and later succeeded Lagrange at the École Polytechnique. He was promoted to administrative positions under Napoleon, but continued to pursue his scientific interests. From 1822 until his death he served as the permanent secretary for mathematical sciences at the Académie des Sciences. These selected works were edited by the mathematician Jean Gaston Darboux (1842–1917) and published in two volumes between 1888 and 1890. Volume 1 is given over entirely to the immortal Théorie analytique de la chaleur (1822), from which the world learnt about the heat equation and the series which bears Fourier's name. Volume 2 includes the first paper to propose the greenhouse effect, the first paper to address the cooling of the earth's interior, work on optimisation under linear constraints, and results on roots of polynomials.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2013
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108059404
    • length: 1252 pages
    • dimensions: 300 x 212 x 65 mm
    • weight: 3.2kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus.
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Avant-propos
    Part I. Théorie Analytique de la Chaleur:
    1. Introduction
    2. Équation du mouvement de la chaleur
    3. Propagation de la chaelur dans un solide rectangulaire infini
    4. Du mouvement linéaire et varié de la chaleur dans une armille
    5. De la propagation de la chaleur dans une sphère solide
    6. Du mouvement de la chaleur dans un cylindre solide
    7. Propagation de la chaleur dans un prisme rectangulaire
    8. Du mouvement de la chaleur dans un cube solide
    9. De la diffusion de la chaleur
    Table des matières. Volume 2: Avertissement
    Liste des ouvrages scientifiques de Fourier
    Part II. Mémoires Publiés dans Divers Recueils:
    1. Mémoires extraits des recueils de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France
    2. Notes et mémoires extraits des bulletins de la Société Philomathique
    3. Notes et mémoires extraits des Annales de chimie et de physique
    4. Mémoires divers
    Supplément à la première section
    Table des matières.

  • Author

    Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier


    Jean Gaston Darboux

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