# Mathematician:Jacques Charles François Sturm

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## Mathematician

Swiss-born Franco-German mathematical physicist whose work was mainly in the fields of applied mathematics and physics.

## Nationality

Franco-German

## History

- Born: 29 Sept 1803, Geneva, Switzerland
- Died: 18 Dec 1855, Paris, France

## Theorems and Definitions

- Sturm-Liouville Theory (with Joseph Liouville)
- Sturm's Theorem
- Sturm-Picone Comparison Theorem (with Mauro Picone)
- Sturm Separation Theorem

Results named for **Jacques Charles François Sturm** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Jacques Charles François Sturm** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1857–1863:
*Cours d'analyse de l'école polytechnique* - 1861:
*Cours de mécanique de l'école polytechnique*

## Also known as

Usually known as **Charles Sturm**.