E49 -- De oscillationibus fili flexilis quotcunque pondusculis onusti
(On the oscillations of a flexible wire weighted with arbitrarily many little weights)
According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on January 31, 1735.
Originally published in Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 8, 1741, pp. 30-47
Opera Omnia: Series 2, Volume 10, pp. 35 - 49
- Reprinted in Comment. acad. sc. Petrop. 8, ed. nova, Bononiae 1752, pp. 26-42 + 2 diagrams
- Original publication: E049 (in the Commentarii)
- The Euler Archive attempts to monitor current scholarship for articles and books that may be of interest to Euler Scholars. Selected references we have found that discuss or cite E49 include:
- Deakin Mab., “Euler invention of integral-transforms.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 33 (4), pp. 307-319 (1985).
- Dutka J., “On the early history of bessel-functions.” Arhcive for History of Exact Sciences, 49 (2), pp. 105-134 (1995).
- Katz VJ., “The calculus of the trigonometric functions.” Historia Mathematica, 14 (4), pp. 311-324 (Nov 1987).
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