of mechanics (B. Istanbul, 1 February 1894 – D. Istanbul, 29 December 1952).
After completing Istanbul High School of Engineering (1914)
he completed his PhD in
Erim, as one of the founders of mathematics of republic period and an international figure of it, pioneered the education of differential and integral calculations and mathematical analysis methods in our country. He was not contented with his educational works in these fields, but he also started mathematical researches. Having the international quality of science as his starting point, he emphasized the need for international scientific publishing. Through his institutional researches and scientific publications he institutionalized it for the first time and turned it into practice.
Kerim Erim played an
efficient role in spreading the education of high mathematics and establishing
modern mathematics in
Über die Trägheitsformen eines Modulsystems (On the Status Quo of a Module System, 1928); Nazari Hesap (1931), Mihanik (1934), Über eine neue Definition des mehrdimen-sionalen Integrals (On a New Definition Regarding Multi-Dimension Integrals, 1941), Diferansiyel ve integral hesap (1945), Über höhere Differentialelemente einer Regelfläche und einer Raumkurve (On the Highly Detailed Elements of an Extension Curve and a Base Level, 1945), Analiz Dersleri, Diferansiyel ve İntegral Hesap (1945).
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