Cauchy
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English[edit]
Etymology[edit]
From French.
Proper noun[edit]
Cauchy
- A French surname; notably that of prolific mathematician Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789-1857).
Usage notes[edit]
Used attributively in various terms in mathematics to imply association with the work of Augustin-Louis Cauchy, although often the most direct association is to another such term.
Derived terms[edit]
- Cauchy boundary condition
- Cauchy data
- Cauchy momentum equation
- Cauchy problem
- Cauchy stress tensor
- Cauchy surface
Adjective[edit]
Cauchy (not comparable)
- (of a sequence in a metric space) Whose terms become arbitrarily close to one another.
Related terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
- Cauchy momentum equation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Cauchy problem on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Cauchy sequence on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Cauchy stress tensor on Wikipedia.Wikipedia