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  Gaspard Monge - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
GASPARD MONGE (1746-1818), French mathematician, the inventor of descriptive geometry, was born at Beaune on the 10th of May 1746.
Monge contributed (1770-1790) to the Memoirs of the Academy of Turin, the Memoires des savantes strangers of the Academy of Paris, the Memoires of the same Academy, and the Annales de chimie, various mathematical and physical papers.
Monge's memoir just referred to gives the ordinary differential equation of the curves of curvature, and establishes the general theory in a very satisfactory manner; but the application to the interesting particular case of the ellipsoid was first made by him in a later paper in 1795.
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 The Hindu : Gaspard Monge: Founder of descriptive geometry
GASPARD MONGE was born on May 10, 1746 at Beaune, France, the son of an astute knife-grinder.
Monge's career spanned the period of revolution and the period of imperialism.
Monge worked in different capacities: Professor in the Military School at Mezieres (1765-80), Institute for Hydraulics, Louvre (1780-83), Examiner for candidates in the Navy (1783-89), Minister of the Navy (1792- 93), Director of the newly founded Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (from 1795).
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 Gaspard -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
And Monge, continuing his researches, arrived at that general method of the application of geometry to the arts of construction which is now called descriptive geometry.
Gaspard was born at Basel and studied medicine at Padua, Montpellier, and in Germany.
Gaspard Fauteux (August 27 1898 - March 29 1963) was a Canadian parliamentarian, Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons (1945-1949), and Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec (1950-1958).
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 Gaspard Monge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gaspard Monge, Comte de Péluse (May 10, 1746 – July 28, 1818), was a French mathematician and inventor of descriptive geometry.
Monge's bust in Le Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.
Gaspard Monge died at Paris on July 28, 1818 and was interred in Le Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, in a mausoleum.
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Politically Monge was a strong supporter of the Revolution, and his first actions were to show his support by joining various societies supporting the Revolution, but he continued his normal duties as an examiner of naval cadets, and as a major figure in the work of the Académie.
Monge was appointed by the National Convention on 11 March 1794 to the body that was put in place to establish the Ecole Centrale des Travaux Publics (soon to become the Ecole Polytechnique).
Monge was appointed president of the Institut d'Egypte in Cairo on 21 August.
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 Gaspard Monge Biography | World of Scientific Discovery
Monge was born into a merchant family and received a typical public school education.
Monge's technique of using geometry to solve construction details, which normally required tedious calculations, was the foundation of what is called descriptive geometry.
By 1792 Monge was one of the most recognized and respected of French scientists and was instrumental in the creation of a number of important public institutions.
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 Gaspard Monge Biography | scit_04123_package.xml
The most widely recognized of the many achievements attributed to Gaspard Monge, sometimes known as the comte de Péluse, was his development of descriptive geometry as a means of representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions.
Monge also contributed to the adoption of the metric system, and his other work as a mathematician, physicist, and chemist took him into a variety of arenas, including caloric theory, acoustics, and optics.
Monge was a supporter of the French Revolution, which broke out in 1789, but his liberal and republican sympathies put him at odds with the radical Jacobin faction that took control in 1793.
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 Gaspard Monge (1746 - 1818)
Gaspard Monge was born at Beaune on May 10, 1746, and died at Paris on July 28, 1818.
Monge treated them as the locus of those points on the surface at which successive normals intersect, and thus obtained the general differential equation.
Monge also discussed the question as to whether, if in solving a problem certain subsidiary quantities introduced to facilitate the solution become imaginary, the validity of the solution is thereby impaired, and he shewed that the result would not be affected.
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 Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While there he sent several papers, in which some questions of navigation were treated geometrically, to Gaspard Monge, at that time minister of marine, through whose influence he obtained an appointment in Paris.
Towards the close of 1794, when the Ecole Polytechnique was established, he was appointed along with Monge over the department of descriptive geometry.
It was left to him to develop the geometry of Monge, and to him also is due in great measure the rapid advancement which France made soon after the establishment of the Ecole Polytechnique in the construction of machinery.
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 Centre Monge
Monge was Comte de Péluse and is sometimes known by this name.
Monge moved to Paris in 1780 and was appointed to École Normale in 1794.
Monge served on the committee that established the metric system and he also accompanied Napoleon to Egypt to set up educational facilities there.
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Monge is best remembered as the man who both invented a technique on which all the modern graphical communication is based and initiated a fundamental change in the teaching of such subjects.
When he was 17, he came home during the summer, and with a help of an unidentified friend, made a map of the town of such quality that a place at l'École Royale du Génie de Mézières was offered to him.
Monge used the technique which he later developed and called Descriptive Geometry for the first time when he was only about 18 years of age.
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 Monge's Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gaspard Monge, comte de Péluse (1746-1818) was a mathematician in the golden age of French mathematics, and a founder of the Ecole Polytechnique, the first modern engineering college.
Monge revived this science, extending it to the solution of many types of problems, and showing how it gives a complete solution of the problem.
We have shown the essential parts of Monge's Procedure, which are the selection of folding lines, and the measurement of equal distances in alternate views, by which any questions of size, shape, or orientation can be solved.
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 Monge, Gaspard (1746-1818) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
Monge, Gaspard (1746-1818) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
With Lavoisier, he performed experiments to determine the composition of water.
Bell, E. "Friends of an Emperor: Monge, Fourier." Ch.
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 MONGE, GASPARD (1746-1... - Online Information article about MONGE, GASPARD (1746-1...
And Monge, continuing his researches, arrived at that See also:
Monge's various mathematical papers are to a considerable extent reproduced in the Application de l'anatyse a la geomeirie (4thed., last revised by the author, Paris, 1819) ; the pure See also:
Cauchy (Paris, 1846) ; and the Geometric descriptive (originating, as mentioned above, in the lessons given at the normal school).
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 History of Geometry
Euler, Monge, and Gauss are considered the three fathers of differential geometry.
With Euler and Monge, he is considered a founder of differential geometry.
He published "Disquisitiones generales circa superficies curva" (1828) which contained "Gaussian curvature" and his famous "Theorema Egregrium" that Gaussian curvature is an intrinsic isometric invariant of a surface embedded in 3-space.
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 Biographies Info Science : Monge Gaspard
Brillant élève au collège de Beaune, étudiant studieux chez les Oratoriens de Lyon, Monge obtient rapidement son diplôme de professeur, dispensant des cours de physique dès l’âge de seize ans.
Repéré par le Lieutenant Colonel Vignau, Monge est recruté comme enseignant à l’Ecole Royale du Génie de Mézières.
En 1816, après la défaite du parti napoléonien, Monge se voit évincé de l’Académie Française, place qu’il avait durement acquise en 1780.
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 AllRefer.com - Monge, Gaspard, comte de PEluse (Mathematics, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Monge, Gaspard, comte de PEluse[gAspAr´ mONzh kONt du pAlUz´] Pronunciation Key, 1746–1818, French mathematician, physicist, and public official.
He was distinguished for his geometrical research, which laid the foundations of modern descriptive geometry, a field essential to mechanical drawing and architectural drawing.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Monge, Gaspard, comte de Peluse
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 Hostel booking - Apartment Gaspard Monge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The apartment is 40 square meters, with hard wood parquet, on 5th floor.
The living area, overlooking rue Monge, is very clear thanks to the 3 windows with balcony.
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 Gaspard Monge's mausoleum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mausoleum is of Egyptian architecture, with which Denon had become familiarly acquainted.
There is a bust of Monge placed on a terminal pedestal underneath a canopy in the upper compartment, which canopy is open in front and in the back.
A.G. Underneath this inscription is carved in sunk work an Egyptian lotus flower in an upright position; on the back of the mausoleum is the date of the year in which Gaspard Monge died.
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 Apartment Gaspard Monge - Paris, France
The apartment is 30 square meters and is located on the 6th floor.
The living/sleeping area has 2 windows which overlook rue Monge and has a hard wood floor.
The apartment can be booked together with apartment Gaspard Monge (if available for your dates) on the 5th floor in the same building to sleep 6 persons.
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 Monge Family Crest
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: François Monge, who was living in New Orleans in 1724; Jean Monger, who arrived in Louisiana in 1752; Jacques Mongin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1757.
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Monge coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
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 Monge, Gaspard, Comte De Péluse - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
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Monge, Gaspard, comte de Péluse, 1746-1818, French mathematician, physicist, and public official.
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 Apartment Gaspard Monge Paris France - Hostel Reviews & Ratings
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 Fonds Gaspard Monge Ecole Polytechnique   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ce site a vocation à offrir un accès rapide et direct aux sources par le biais d’un catalogue composé de notices détaillées pour chaque document et de la numérisation qui permet une consultation immédiate des sources.
Mais autour de cette figure paternelle, notre ambition est de construire un site abritant l’ensemble des inventaires et catalogues des fonds Monge présents au sein d’autres institutions.
Cette politique de rassemblement permet de tisser un réseau d’institutions scientifiques et culturelles autour de Monge, mais à la diffusion des sources doit répondre la diffusion des résultats de la recherche, ainsi nous invitons à recenser et à diffuser l’ensemble des travaux érudits et universitaires consacrés à Monge au sein du site de l’École polytechnique.
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