E478 -- Formulae generales pro translatione quacunque corporum rigidorum
(General formulas for the translation of arbitrary rigid bodies)
According to Eneström, this "relates in part to the subject of treatise E407."
According to the records, it was presented to the St. Petersburg Academy on October 9,
Originally published in Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae 20, 1776, pp. 189-207
Opera Omnia: Series 2, Volume 9, pp. 84 - 98
- Reprinted in Theoria motus corporum rigidorum, ed. nova, 1790, pp. 449-460 [E478a]
- Original publication: E478
- John Sten has made both a
translation and transcription of E478 available at Ian Bruce's page Mathematical Works of the 17th Century.
- 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 E478 include:
- Caparrini S., “The discovery of the vector representation of moments and angular velocity.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 56 (2), pp. 151-181 (Jan 2002).
- Maltese G., “On the relativity of motion in Leonhard Euler's science.” Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 54 (4), pp. 319-348 (2000).
- Pio RL., “Euler angle transformations.” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, AC11 (4), pp. 707-& (1966).
- Shuster MD., “A survey of attitude representations.” Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, 41 (4), pp. 439-517 (Oct-Dec 1993).
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