E250 -- Methodus inveniendi infinitas curvas isoperimetras aliave communi proprietate praeditas
(A method for finding infinitely many isoperimetric curves predicated with a common property)
to C. G. J. Jacobi, a treatise with the title “Sur le problème isopérimétrique” was read to the
Berlin Academy on January 14, 1751.
Originally published in Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 6, 1761, pp. 3-36
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 25, pp. 98 - 122
- According to Jacobi, the
manuscript of the printed treatise can be found in the archive of the Berlin Academy.
- Original publication: E250
(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 E250 include:
- Wilson C., “The great inequality of Jupiter and Saturn - from Kepler to Laplace.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 33 (1-3), pp. 15-290 (1985).
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