- Jean Vic·tor [zhahn veek-tawr] /ʒɑ̃ vikˈtɔr/, 1788–1867, French mathematician.
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A general notion of the action of the water on a Poncelet wheel has already been given in 159.
You know what Poncelet understood by the principle of continuity.
At nine, Poncelet bought a watch that was out of order in order to study it, then took it apart and put it together correctly.Essay on the Creative Imagination
Several constructions have been given for the floats of Poncelet wheels.
The efficiency of a Poncelet wheel has been found in experiments to reach 0.68.