Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

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Cauchy, Augustin Louis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-53605-6_126-1
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Augustin Louis Baron Cauchy (August 21, 1789, in Paris, France; †May 23, 1857, in Sceaux, France) was a mathematician and physicist who made pioneering discoveries in mathematical analysis and the theory of elasticity.
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  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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  1. 1.Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Institut für MechanikOtto-von-Guericke-Universität MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany