English Title

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

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

263

Fuss Index

424

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1761

Written Date

1753

Archive Notes

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.

Content Summary

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.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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