
06443513
j
2015d.00017
Ramsden, Jenny
JeanBaptisteJoseph Fourier.
SYMmetryplus 56, 911 (2015).
2015
Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
EN
A30
history of mathematics
mathematicians
biographies
mathematics in the 18th century
mathematics in the 19th century
theory of heat
The article presents a short portrayal of the life and scientific work of the French mathematician and mathematical physicist Joseph Fourier (17681830) who is famous for his statement that any function across the interval $(\pi ,\pi)$ could be represented by a trigonometric series, today called a Fourier series.
Peter D\"urr (Linkenheim)