## Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs

- A treatise on the calculus of variations
- 1881, 541-556

### Chapter V: Historical sketch of the rise and progress of the calculus of variations

#### Chapter information

**Source***A treatise on the calculus of variations: arranged with the purpose of introducing, as well as illustrating, its principles to the reader by means of problems, and designed to present in all important particulars a complete view of the present state of the science* (New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1881)

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First available in Project Euclid: 10 April 2015

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Carll, Lewis Buffett. Chapter V: Historical sketch of the rise and progress of the calculus of variations. A treatise on the calculus of variations, 541--556, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1881. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.chmm/1428682256