References for Jean-Victor Poncelet

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  1. R Taton, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830903471.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/469548/Jean-Victor-Poncelet

Books:

  1. A N Bogolyubov, Jean-Victor Poncelet. 1788-1867 (Russian), (Scientific-Biographic Literature 'Nauka', Moscow, 1988).
  2. A N Kolmogorov, Mathematics of the 19th Century: Geometry, Analytic Function Theory (Birkhäuser, 1996).
  3. T S Reynolds, Stronger Than a Hundred Men : A History of the Vertical Water Wheel (JHU Press, 2003).
  4. C Reid, A Long Way from Euclid (Courier Dover Publications, 2004).
  5. R Taton, La géométrie projective en France de Desargues à Poncelet (Université de Paris, Paris, 1951).
  6. H Tribout, Un grand savant : Le général Jean Victor Poncelet (Paris, 1936).

Articles:

  1. B Belhoste, J-V Poncelet, les ingenieurs militaires et les roues et turbines hydrauliques, Cahiers d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences 29 (1990), 33-89.
  2. J Bertrand, Eloge historique de Jean Victor Poncelet, Eloges académiques (Paris, 1890), 105-129.
  3. A N Bogolyubov, Geometry and mechanics in the works of J-V Poncelet (Russian), Studies in the history of physics and mechanics 271 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1986), 178-191.
  4. A I Borodin and A F Saushkin, Mathematical calendar for the 1987/88 academic year (Russian), Mat. v Shkole (3) (1988), 66-67.
  5. H J M Bos, C Kers, F Oort and D W Raven, Poncelet's closure theorem, Exposition. Math. 5 (4) (1987), 289-364.
  6. H J M Bos, The closure theorem of Poncelet, Rend. Sem. Mat. Fis. Milano 54 (1984), 145-158.
  7. J L Coolidge, The Rise and Fall of Projective Geometry, Amer. Math. Monthly 41 (4) (1934), 217-228.
  8. M Delgado, On a problem of Poncelet (Spanish), Epsilon 13 (1989), 59-69.
  9. I Grattan-Guinness, Work for the workers: advances in engineering mechanics and instruction in France, 1800-1830. Ann. of Sci. 41 (1) (1984), 1-33.
  10. D Yu Guzevich and I D Guzevich, Again on Poncelet (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. (2) 7 (42) (2002), 291-301; 368.
  11. D Yu Guzevich and I D Guzevich, War, captivity and mathematics (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. (2) 4 (39) (1999), 189-230; 359-360.
  12. T P Kravec, On the selection of Poncelet as a corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (Russian), Izv. Akad. SSSR. Otd. Tehn. Nauk 1955 (4) (1955). 120-130.
  13. Jean-Victor Poncelet, Obituary Notices of Fellows Deceased, Proc. Royal Soc. London 18 (1869 - 1870), i-xl.
  14. M Vuckic, Poncelet et la théorie de la meilleure approximation (Serbo-Croat), Hrvatsko Prirodoslovno Drustvo. Glasnik Mat.-Fiz. Astr. Ser. II. 6 (1951), 115-121.

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