Yvon-Villarceau, Antoine

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Name
Yvon-Villarceau, Antoine Gender: M
born on 16 January 1813 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Vendôme, France, 47n48, 1e04
Timezone LMT m1e04 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 25°41' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°30 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 21°25'



Biography

French astronomer, mathematician, and engineer.

He constructed an equatorial meridian-instrument and an isochronometric regulator for the Paris Observatory.

He wrote Mecanique Celeste. Expose des Methodes de Wronski et Composantes des Forces Perturbatrices suivant les Axes Mobiles(Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1881) and Sur l'établissement des arches de pont, envisagé au point de vue de la plus grande stabilité (Paris: Imprimerie Impériale, 1853).

He is the eponym of Villarceau circles, which are two circular sections of a torus other than the two trivial ones.

He died 23 December 1883.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Geslain archive

Categories

  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics