1) differential. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...The two wheels on the driving axle must be interconnected in order to receive their energy from the same source, the driving shaft; at the same time they must be... 2) differential geometry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...The approach in classical differential geometry involves the use of coordinate geometry (see analytic geometry; Cartesian coordinates), although in the 20th cent.... 3) absolute differential calculus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
2001 ...absolute differential calculus, see tensor.... 4) differential calculus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...differential calculus, see calculus.... 5) Taylor, Brook. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...This theorem was set forth in his Methodus incrementorum directa et inversa (1715), which gave the first published treatment of the calculus of finite differences.... 6) tensor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Tensors appear throughout mathematics, though they were first treated systematically in the calculus of differential forms and in differential geometry. They play... 7) Barrow, Isaac. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...English mathematician and theologian. His method of finding tangents prefigured the differential calculus developed by Isaac Newton. He was professor of mathematics... 8) analysis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...analysis, branch of mathematics that utilizes the concepts and methods of the calculus. It includes not only basic calculus, but also advanced calculus, in which... 9) Lie, Marius Sophus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...Lie, Marius Sophus, (ma´reoos so´foos le) (KEY) , 1842-99, Norwegian mathematician. He is noted for his contributions to the theories of differential equations and... 10) Boole, George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...English mathematician and logician. He became professor at Queen's College, Cork, in 1849. Boole wrote An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854) and works on... |