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Bernoulli, Daniel (29 January 1700 - 17 March 1782)

Swiss author of "Hydrodynamica, Sive De Viribus et Motibus Fluidorum Commentarii" [at right], Strasburg, J.R. Dulsecker, 1738, in which Bernoulli's Principle is first described.

Biographies:

  • Biography in Dictionnaire Universel, historique, critique et bibliographique, Paris 1810
  • Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography, New York 1970-1990
  • Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1961

Works on:

  • Bernhard H, The Bernoulli family, in H Wussing and W Arnold, Biographien bedeutender Mathematiker, Berlin, 1983
  • Cannon, John T and Dostrovsky, Sigalia, The Evolution of dynamics, vibration theory from 1678-1742. No. 6 in Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1981
  • Grigoryan AT and Kovalev BD, Daniel Bernoulli 1700-1782 (Russian), Scientific - Biographic Literature 'Nauka', Moscow, 1981
  • Nikiforovskii, The great mathematicians Bernoulli (Russian), History of Science and Technology Nauka, Moscow, 1984

Articles:

  • Delsedime, Piero, La Disputa delle corde vibranti ed una lettera inedita di Lagrange a Daniel Bernoulli, Physis : rivista internazionale di storia della scienza. - 13, 2, 117-146, 1971
  • Dietz, Klaus, Bernoulli was ahead of modern epidemiology / K. Dietz ; J.A. Heesterbeek, Nature. - 408, 2000
  • Dietz, Klaus, Daniel Bernoulli's epidemiological model revisited / Klaus Dietz, J.A.P. Heesterbeek, Mathematical biosciences. - 180, 2002
  • Gower B, Planets and probability : Daniel Bernoulli on the inclinations of the planetary orbits, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 18 (4) (1987), 441-454
  • Grigoryan AT and Kovalev BD, Daniel Bernoulli (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (1) (1982), 108-112
  • Kendall MG, Daniel Bernoulli on maximum likelihood, Biometrika 48 (1961), 1-18
  • Kendall MG, Studies in history of probability and statistics : Daniel Bernoulli on maximum likelihood, Biometrika. - 48, 1961
  • Puppini U, La forma originaria del teorema di Daniel Bernoulli nell'idrodinamica, Mem. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna. Cl. Sci. Fis. (9) 10 (1943), 75-86
  • Sheynin OB, D Bernoulli's work on probability, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 105-133
  • Sheynin OB, D Bernoulli's work on probability, RETE 1 (3-4) (1971/72), 273-300
  • Sheynin OB, Daniel Bernoulli on the normal law, in M G Kendall and R L Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability II (London, 1977), 101-104
  • Sheynin OB, Daniel Bernoulli on the normal law, Biometrika 57 (1970), 199-202
  • Sheynin OB, On Daniel Bernoulli's article of 1777 and on Euler's commentaries (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. Vyp. 19 (1965), 115-117
  • Speiser D, Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782), Helvetica Physica Acta 55 (1982), 504-523
  • Vischer V, Daniel Bernoulli and Leonard Euler, the advent of hydromechanics, in G Garbrecht (ed.), Hydraulics and Hydraulic Research: A Historical Review (Rotterdam-Boston, 1987), 145-156
  • Weber, Heinrich, Die Näherungsmethode von Daniel Bernoulli und verwandte Methoden, Lehrbuch der Algebra. - 1, 1895)
  • Wolf R, Daniel Bernoulli von Basel, 1700-1782, Biographien zur Kulturgeschichte der Schweiz (Zurich, 1860), 151-202
  • Zeeman EC, Controversy in science : on the ideas of Daniel Bernoulli and René Thom, Nieuw Arch. Wisk. IV. Ser., No. 3, 1993 (1993), 257-282.
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