References for Charles Augustin Coulomb


  1. S Gillmour, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830901008.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9026555/Charles-Augustin-de-Coulomb

Books:

  1. C S Gillmor, Charles Augustin Coulomb : Physics and Engineering in Eighteenth Century France (Princeton, N.J., 1971).

Articles:

  1. S B Hamilton, Charles Auguste de Coulomb, Trans. Newcomen Soc. (London) 17 (1938), 27-49.
  2. I V Kragelskii and V S Schedrov, in Development of the science of friction - dry friction (Moscow, 1956), 51-69.
  3. Yu A Lyubimov, The memoirs of Coulomb - the beginning of modern electromagnetism (Russian), History and methodology of the natural sciences XXX (Moscow, 1983), 101-129.

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