# Mathematician:Martin Wilhelm Kutta

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## Mathematician

German mathematician best known for co-developing (with Carl David Tolmé Runge) of the Runge-Kutta Methods in the field of numerical analysis.

Also known for the Zhukovsky-Kutta Aerofoil.

## Nationality

Germany

## History

- Born: 3 November 1867 in Pitschen, Upper Silesia (now Byczyna, Poland)
- Died: 25 December 1944 in Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany

## Theorems and Definitions

- Runge-Kutta Methods (with Carl David Tolmé Runge), including:
- Zhukovsky-Kutta Aerofoil (with Nikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky)
- Kutta-Zhukovsky Theorem (with Nikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky)
- Kutta Condition

Results named for **Martin Wilhelm Kutta** can be found here.

## Books and Papers

- 1900:
*Beiträge zur näherungsweisen Integration totaler Differentialgleichungen* - 1910:
*Über ebene Zirkulationsströmungen nebst flugtechnischen Anwendungen*

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Martin Wilhelm Kutta": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1972: George F. Simmons:
*Differential Equations*... (previous) ... (next): Miscellaneous Problems for Chapter $2$: Appendix $\text{A}$. Numerical Methods: Footnote