Authors

Leonhard Euler

Enestrom Number

831

Original Language

Latin

Published as

Collection article

Published Date

1862

Content Summary

Euler presents Young's modulus for linear elasticity. With this in hand, he derives the forumla M = EI/r for the bending moment acting on a beam. (Based on Clifford Truesdell's An idiot's fugitive essays on science: methods, criticisms, training, circumstances.)

Original Source Citation

Opera Postuma, Volume 2, pp. 129-131.

Opera Omnia Citation

Series 2, Volume 11, pp.378-383.

Record Created

2018-09-25

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