English Title

On the smallest oscillations of rigid and flexible bodies. A new and easy method.

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

40

Fuss Index

482

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1740

Written Date

1735

Content Summary

This is Euler's first paper on vibrating bars. He integrates the differential equation k4y''' = y using power series. (Based on Clifford Truesdell's An idiot's fugitive essays on science: methods, criticisms, training, circumstances.)

Original Source Citation

Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 7, pp. 99-122.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 10, pp.17-34.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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