E112 -- Recherches sur le mouvement des corps célestes en général
(Studies on the movement of celestial bodies in general)
(based on C. Truesdell's An idiot's fugitive essays on science: methods, criticisms, training,
Euler looks at finite systems and says that for a single point mass, ∫ f dM = fM.
He also introduces for the first time the Newtonian equations.
According to C. G. J. Jacobi, a treatise with this title was presented to the Berlin Academy on
June 8, 1747.
Originally published in Mémoires de l'académie des sciences de Berlin 3, 1749, pp. 93-143
Opera Omnia: Series 2, Volume 25, pp. 1 - 44
- According to Jacobi, the manuscript of the printed treatise can be found in the archive of the Berlin
- Original publication: E112
- E112 can be viewed or downloaded from Digitalisierte Akademieschriften und Schriften zur Geschichte der Königlich Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, which includes serial publications of the Prussian Academy of Science in the 18th and 19th Centuries.
- 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 E112 include:
- Maltese G., “On the relativity of motion in Leonhard Euler's science.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 54 (4), pp. 319-348 (2000).
- Tagliaferri G, Tucci P., “Carlini and Plana on the theory of the moon and their dispute with Laplace.” Annals of Science, 56 (3), pp. 221-269 (Jul 1999).
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