The Analytical Theory of Heat

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Courier Corporation, 2003 - Science - 466 pages
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This unabridged republication of Fourier's Thťorie Analytique de la Chaleur offers modern readers access to a landmark of modern science. With this work, the great mathematician first showed how any discontinuous function could be represented by a trigonometric series and†advanced other concepts of modern mathematical physics. 1878 English translation.
  

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Contents

is that oi melting ice The temperature of water boiling in
1
CONTENTS OF THE WOEK1
10
The three specific elements which must be observed are the capacity
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The unit which serves to measure quantities of heat is the heat
25
Notion of the conducibility proper This property also may be observed
31
AST TAOE
43
Bemarks on the case in which the direct action of the heat extends
63
Application of the preceding theorem to the case in which the function
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ART pAOK
123
CHAPTER III
131
cos7i+ etc
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SECTION VI
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SECTION III
145
SECTION IV
154
PRINCIPLE OF THE COMMUNICATION OF HEAT
164
EQUATIONS OF THE VARIED MOVEMENT OF HEAT IN A SOLID PniSM
291

SECTION III
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SECTION V
101
dtCDdx
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first section 99
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Page i - The Analytical Theory of Heat. By JOSEPH FOURIER. Translated, with Notes, by A. FREEMAN, MA, Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. Demy 8vo. i6s. The Scientific Papers of the late Prof. J. Clerk Maxwell. Edited by WD NIVEN, MA Royal 410.

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