Charles Bossut

Charles Bossut (11 August 1730 – 14 January 1814) was a French mathematician and confrère of the Encyclopaedists. He was born at Tartaras, Loire, and died in Paris.

Charles Bossut
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Born(1730-08-11)11 August 1730
Tartaras, France
Died14 January 1814(1814-01-14) (aged 83)
Paris, France
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics

WorksEdit

  • Traité élémentaire d'hydrodynamique (1771) later reworked as Traité théorique et expérimental d'hydrodynamique (1786–87)
  • Traité élémentaire de méchanique statique (1772)
  • Traité élémentaire de mechanique et de dinamique (in Italian). Vol. 1. Pavia: Stamperia del Monastero di S. Salvatore. 1788.
  • Traité élémentaire de mechanique et de dinamique (in Italian). Vol. 2. Pavia: Stamperia del Monastero di S. Salvatore. 1788.
  • Cours de mathématiques (1781)
  • Histoire générale des mathématiques (1810)

Did write parts of the Encyclopédie on mathematics with Jean le Rond d'Alembert. 1768 member of Académie des sciences

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