References for Joseph Fourier

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  1. I Grattan-Guinness, J R Ravetz, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901489.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9035044/Joseph-Baron-Fourier

Books:

  1. I Grattan-Guinness, Joseph Fourier, 1768-1830 (London, 1972).
  2. J Herivel, Joseph Fourier. The Man and the Physicist (Oxford, 1975).
  3. J Herivel, Joseph Fourier : face aux objections contre sa théorie de la chaleur, Lettres inédites, 1808-1816, CTHS : Mémoires de la Section des Sciences 8 (Paris, 1980).
  4. J B Robert, La vie et l'oeuvre de Joseph Fourier, physicien et mathématicien (1989).

Articles:

  1. F Arago, Joseph Fourier, Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men (London, 1957), 242-286.
  2. S Bochner, Fourier series came first, Amer. Math. Monthly 86 (3) (1979), 197-199.
  3. A C Bose, Fourier, his life and work, Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society 7 (1915-6), 33-48.
  4. A C Bose, Fourier series and its influence on some of the developments of mathematical analysis, Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society 9 (1917-8), 71-84.
  5. L Charbonneau, Fourier, l'homme et le physicien d'après John Herivel, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 29 (1) (1976), 63-72.
  6. W A Coppel, J B Fourier - on the occasion of his two hundredth birthday, Amer. Math. Monthly 76 (1969), 468-483.
  7. A Dahan-Dalmédico, Réalité physique et objets mathématiques chez Fourier, in Faire de l'histoire des mathématiques : documents de travail (Paris, 1987), 241-255.
  8. I Grattan-Guinness, Joseph Fourier and the revolution in mathematical physics, Journal of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications 5 (1969), 230-253.
  9. J Herivel, The influence of Fourier on British mathematics, Centaurus 17 (1) (1972), 40-57.
  10. M Labra, Biographical note : Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) (Spanish), Revista Soc. Cubana Ci. Fis. Mat. 2 (1945), 24-26.
  11. J Langins, Une lettre inédite de Fourier sur l'enseignement destiné aux ingénieurs en 1797, Rev. Histoire Sci. Appl. 34 (3-4) (1981), 193-207.
  12. V A Nikiforovskii, Mathematician, statesman, citizen (on the 225th anniversary of the birth of Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier) (Russian), Vestnik Ross. Akad. Nauk 63 (8) (1993), 743-746.
  13. F S Shoucair, Joseph Fourier's analytical theory of heat: a legacy to science and engineering, IEEE transactions on education 32 (1989), 359-366.
  14. S Takata, J B Fourier in the history of thermal radiation research, Historia Sci. (2) 2 (3) (1993), 203-221.
  15. B Turner, Fourier's seventeen lines problem, Math. Mag. 53 (4) (1980), 217-219.
  16. R J Webster, A problem of Fourier, Math. Gaz. 64 (430) (1980), 270-271.
  17. H Yoshida and S Takata, The growth of Fourier's theory of heat conduction and his experimental study, Historia Sci. (2) 1 (1) (1991), 1-26.
  18. A P Yushkevich and S S Demidov, On the work of Joseph Fourier (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (5) (1981), 63-65.

JOC/EFR January 1997

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