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Jean le Rond d'Alembert
* 1717 in Paris
+ 1783 in Paris


Jean le Rond d'Alembert

  Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist.
Until 1759 he was, together with Denis Diderot, a co-editor of the Encyclopédie.
D'Alembert's principle, also known as the Lagrange–d'Alembert principle,
is a statement of the fundamental classical laws of motion.

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