Christiaan Huygens and the Problem of the Hanging Chain

  title={Christiaan Huygens and the Problem of the Hanging Chain},
  author={John F. Bukowski},
  journal={The College Mathematics Journal},
  pages={11 - 2}
  • John F. Bukowski
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Mathematics
  • The College Mathematics Journal
John Bukowski ( is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. He received B.S. degrees in mathematics and physics from Carnegie Mellon University and his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Brown University. He currently serves as Governor of the Allegheny Mountain Section of the MAA. He was a 1998–1999 Project NExT Fellow (silver dot) and is now Co-Coordinator of his Section NExT program. He finds time to do… 
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