Charles Bossut

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Charles Bossut

Charles Bossut (11 August 1730 – 14 January 1814) was a French mathematician and confrère of the Encyclopaedists. He was born at Tartaras, Loire, and died in Paris.

His works include

  • Traité élémentaire d'hydrodynamique (1771) later reworked as Traité théorique et expérimental d'hydrodynamique (1786–87)
  • Traité élémentaire de méchanique statique (1772)
  • Cours de mathématiques (1781)
  • Histoire générale des mathématiques (1810)

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This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.