**A History of the Progress of the Calculus of Variations during the Nineteenth Century**

by Isaac Todhunter

**Publisher**: Adamant Media Corporation 2005**ISBN/ASIN**: 1402167474**ISBN-13**: 9781402167478**Number of pages**: 549

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The book traces the progress of the Calculus of Variations during the nineteenth century: Lagrange and and Lacroix, Dirksen and Ohm, Gauss, Poisson, Ostrogradsky, Delaunay, Sarrus, Cauchy, Legendre, Brunacci, and Jacobi.

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