Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

(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]

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
Born21 May 1792 (1792-05-21)
Paris, Fraunce
Died19 September 1843 (aged 51)
Paris, Fraunce
NaitionalityFrench
Kent forCoriolis effect
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Physics
InstitutionsÉcole Polytechnique

ReferencesEedit

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