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The analytical theory of heat/, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier ; [translated by Alexander Freeman]

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The analytical theory of heat/
Title
The analytical theory of heat/
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Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier ; [translated by Alexander Freeman]
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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First published in 1878, The Analytical Theory of Heat is Alexander Freeman's English translation of French mathematician Joseph Fourier's Théorie Analytique de la Chaleur, originally published in French in 1822. In this groundbreaking study, arguing that previous theories of mechanics advanced by such scientific greats as Archimedes, Galileo, Newton and their successors did not explain the laws of heat, Fourier set out to study the mathematical laws governing heat diffusion and proposed that an infinite mathematical series may be used to analyse the conduction of heat in solids. Known in scientific circles as the 'Fourier Series', this work paved the way for modern mathematical physics. This translation, now reissued, contains footnotes that cross-reference other writings by Fourier and his contemporaries, along with 20 figures and an extensive bibliography. This book will be especially useful for mathematicians who are interested in trigonometric series and their applications
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1768-1830
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Fourier, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph
Dewey number
536
Index
index present
LC call number
QC254.2
LC item number
.F6813 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1838-1897
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Freeman, Alexander
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Cambridge library collection. Mathematics
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Heat
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The analytical theory of heat/, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier ; [translated by Alexander Freeman]
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https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511693205
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  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1878
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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1 online resource (xxiii, 466 pages)
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online
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9780511693205
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(ebook)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
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(UkCbUP)CR9780511693205
Label
The analytical theory of heat/, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier ; [translated by Alexander Freeman]
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511693205
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge at the University Press in 1878
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 466 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511693205
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511693205

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