English Title

Explanation of the analytical method in the maxima and minima

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

297

Fuss Index

197

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1766

Written Date

1756

Archive Notes

According to Jacobi, a treatise with this title was read to the Berlin Academy on September 9, 1756. According to St. Petersburg Academy records, it was presented to that Academy on December 1, 1760.

Content Summary

This is one of several works on the calculus of variations.

Original Source Citation

Novi Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 10, pp. 94-134.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 1, Volume 25, pp.177-207.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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