An example of a new method for the quadrature and rectification of curves and of comparing other quantities which are transcendentally related to each other
According to Jacobi, a treatise with the title “Specimen novae methodi quadraturas curvarum inveniendi” was read to the Berlin Academy on June 21, 1753. According to St. Petersburg Academy records, it was presented to that Academy on August 18, 1755.
Euler presents properties of the elliptic integral.
Original Source Citation
Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 7, pp. 83-127.
Opera Omnia Citation
Series 1, Volume 20, pp.108-152.