Definition of Fourier, Joseph in English:

Fourier, Joseph

Line breaks: Jo¦seph Fou|rier
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊərɪeɪ
, fuʀje/
  • (1768–1830), French mathematician; full name Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier. His studies involved him in the solution of partial differential equations by the method of separation of variables and superposition; this led him to analyse the series and integrals that are now known by his name.

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