Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
Born21 May 1792 (1792-05-21)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd19 September 1843 (aged 51)
Paris, Fraunce
Kent forCoriolis effect
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Physics
InstitutionsÉcole polytechnique

(Gaspard-)Gustave de Coriolis [ɡaspaʁ ɡystav də kɔʁjɔlis] (21 Mey 1792 – 19 September 1843) wis a French mathematician, mechanical ingineer an scientist. He is best kent for his wirk on the supplementary forces that are detectit in a rotatin frame o reference, leadin tae the Coriolis effect. He wis the first tae coin the term "wirk" for the transfer o energy bi a force actin throu a distance.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jammer, Max (1957). Concepts of Force. Dover Publications, Inc. p. 167; footnote 14. ISBN 0-486-40689-X.