English Title

Dissertation on a number of new types of tautochrone curves

Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

6

Fuss Index

369

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Journal article

Published Date

1729

Written Date

1728

Content Summary

According to Eneström, Euler was inspired by a clock invented by D. Sully, and sought to construct curves that cause a pendulum to swing isochronally.

Original Source Citation

Commentarii academiae scientiarum Petropolitanae, Volume 2, pp. 126-138.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 6, pp.4-14.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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