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Traite de physique experimentale et mathematique

Jean-Baptiste Biot

Traite de physique experimentale et mathematique

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Published by Deterville .
Written in English


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Statementby J.B. Biot.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL20070037M

His fame rests chiefly on his work in polarization and double refraction of light. Morris Klinereviewing [ 8 ], writes:- Biot depended entirely upon experiments to determine the interaction of a magnet and a straight line of electrical current and then inferred a mathematical law concerning the force between current and magnet. On Huygens, see Preview Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

In [ 4 ] St Beuve says that Biot was endowed to the highest degree with all the qualities of curiosity, finesse, penetration, precision, ingenious analysis, method, clarity, in short with all the essential and secondary qualities, bar one, genius, in the sense of originality and invention. As a member of the Bureau of Longitudes he went, inwith young Arago, to Formentera, in the Balearic Islands, to resume the measurement of a degree of the meridian, interrupted by the death of Mechian. Regular habits of study and recreation kept him in good health and led to a ripe old age. Serious debate concerning the unusual rocks began in when German physicist Chladni published a book claiming that rocks had an extraterrestrial origin Westrum. Again, inhe succeeded at first in prevailing on the Institute not to vote for Bonaparte's elevation to the throne. Original: Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh—

It was largely through Lacroix that Biot had been appointed at Beauvais and Lacroix advised him frequently through the first years that he worked there. During the early 19th century, many scientists began to disregard the corpuscular theory in favor of the wave theory of light. In Jean-Baptiste Biot published in the Journal des savants a 7-page memoir from his recollections of the period of the late s and early s concerning his encounters with Laplace. Jean-Baptiste was educated at the college of Louis-le-Grand in Paris, where he specialised in classics.


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Traite de physique experimentale et mathematique by Jean-Baptiste Biot Download PDF Ebook

He made advances in astronomy, elasticity, electricity and magnetism, heat and optics on the applied side while, in pure mathematics, he also did important work in geometry.

He summarizes and refines the work he had begun in his Chemical Nomenclature Methodreforming chemical nomenclature, introducing the modern definition of elements and compounds, and reducing his earlier list of 55 elements to 33, which are still recognized today.

Google Scholar Alan E. A similar statement is also found in the edition, Principles of action in matter, the gravitation of bodies and the notion of the planets, explained of those principles London,preface.

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His job there consisted of copying vast numbers of letters we have to be thankful for photocopiers! Lavoisier shows also that combustion and rust result from chemical combinations with oxygen, which invalidates the theory of phlogiston. This usually occurred in places where he had used the expedient phrase 'it can easily be seen'.

Google Scholar Copyright information. Biot was also a member of the Legion of Honor ; he was elected chevalier in and commander in He had the distinction of ultimately Traite de physique experimentale et mathematique book to three of the classes of the Institute; in he was admitted to the Academy of Sciences; into the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres; and into the French Academy.

Regular habits of study and recreation kept him in good health and led to a ripe old age. Photography became one more opportunity for them to disagree, and they did not shrink from the task.

He did not give up when Laplace said "No thanks" but persisted in a polite way and eventually Laplace agreed. He held this position for over fifty years.

Biot also believed that the photographic process should be one reserved for scientific use and not made available for public use. Biographies index Jean-Baptiste Biot's father was Joseph Biot, whose ancestors were farmers in Lorraine, had achieved an important role working in the Treasury. Serious debate concerning the unusual rocks began in when German physicist Chladni published a book claiming that rocks had an extraterrestrial origin Westrum.

After beginning his career as a mathematician and astronomer, he was assigned to the section of geometry in the Academy of Sciences. Although Gabrielle was only sixteen years old, they married in soon after Biot took up his position at Beauvais. Biot, however, quickly became involved in student politics and was made a section leader.

Principles of action in matter ref. He protested against the introduction of purely political matters into the deliberations of a scientific body. See for example Raymond Boudon, The unintended consequences of social action Later, in Sept.

Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Jean

Since Biot's time, analysis of meteorites has resulted in accurate measurements of the chemical composition of the solar system.

In he returned to Italy, Sicily, and Spain, in order to correct some of the observations of the year However, presumably Traite de physique experimentale et mathematique book improve his chances of gaining a place in the Mathematics Section, he submitted a memoir on the axes of tautochronous curves just before the election was to take place.

At its heart was the question of what the photographic surfaces showed, what relation the visible inscription bore to the real world.

Seller Inventory The debate extended beyond questions of assigning priority and apportioning credit. As a member of the Bureau of Longitudes he went, inwith young Arago, to Formentera, in the Balearic Islands, to resume the measurement of a degree of the meridian, interrupted by the death of Mechian.

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