Ernst Mach

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  • Background Information

    Ernst Mach was born on the 18th of February, 1838 in Brno, Czech Republic. He passed away on the 19th of February, 1916 in Munich, Germany from heart disease (2017). Mach's name is known in accordance with mach speed, or better known as "Mach Number", but do not get it confused. Mach created the principles behind Mach Number, but it was formulized and credited to Mach by Philipp Frank (2017).
  • Mach Principle's

    Mach was most known for his principles concerning the origin of inertia. Mach principle explains the theory that all masses in the world are connected. His theory also stated " Local inertial frames are affected by the cosmic motion and distribution of all matter". Einstein utilized Mach's inertial theories to hep influence his own theories on relativity (Ernst Mach). Mach's theories have helped the development of the modern world in terms of aerodynamics.
  • Mach's principle (Video)

    Here is a video linked to Mach's principle. It explains in simpler terms and gives examples of what his principle means. []
  • Work Cited

    “Who Was Ernst Mach? Everything You Need to Know.” Ernst Mach, 2 Nov. 2017, “Ernst Mach.” Famous Scientists,
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    Work related to Mach Principle

    Mach had published two novels which related to Mach's Principle, which were The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of Its Development (1893), and The Analysis of Sensations (1897). His work also contributed to other published works such as Popular Scientific Lectures (1895), The Principles of Physical Optics (1926), Knowledge and Error (1976), and Principles of the Theory of Heat (1986) (Ernst Mach)