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Coriolis also introduced the terms 'work' and 'kinetic energy' with their present scientific meaning. In 1835 Coriolis wrote on a mathematical theory of billiards in Théorie mathématique des effets du jeu de billiard . He also wrote Traité de la mécanique des corps
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Rue Coriolis is in the 8th Arrondissement in Paris. You can see a list of Paris streets named after mathematicians in our archive.
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