Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

French mathematician, mechanical engineer, and scientist

Date of Birth: 21-May-1792

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 19-Sep-1843

Profession: engineer, physicist, mathematician, civil engineer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

  • Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (French: [gaspa? gystav d? k??j?lis]; 21 May 1792 – 19 September 1843) was a French mathematician, mechanical engineer and scientist.
  • He is best known for his work on the supplementary forces that are detected in a rotating frame of reference, leading to the Coriolis effect.
  • He was the first to apply the term travail (translated as "work") for the transfer of energy by a force acting through a distance.

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