# Banach-Steinhaus Theorem

## Contents

## Thorem

Let $X$ be a Banach space.

Let $Y$ be a normed vector space with norm $\left\Vert{\cdot}\right\Vert_Y$.

Let $\left\langle{T_\alpha: X \to Y}\right\rangle_{\alpha \mathop \in A}$ be an $A$-indexed family of bounded linear transformations from $X$ to $Y$.

Suppose that:

- $\displaystyle \forall x \in X: \sup_{\alpha \mathop \in A} \left\Vert{T_\alpha x}\right\Vert_Y < \infty$

Then:

- $\displaystyle \sup_{\alpha \mathop \in A} \left\Vert{T_\alpha}\right\Vert < \infty$

where $\left\Vert{T_\alpha}\right\Vert$ denotes the norm of the linear transformation $T_\alpha$.

## Proof

## Also known as

This theorem is also known as the **Uniform Boundedness Principle**.

## Source of Name

This entry was named for Stefan Banach and Władysław Hugo Dionizy Steinhaus.