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# Vincenzo Riccati

Vincenzo Riccati (Castelfranco Veneto, 11 January 1707 – Treviso, 17 January 1775) was an Italian mathematician and physicist. He was the brother of Giordano Riccati, and the second son of Jacopo Riccati.

Ricatti's main research continued the work of his father in mathematical analysis, especially in the fields of the differential equations and physics. The Riccati equation is named after his father.

External links

* Mactutor bio

See also

* List of Jesuit scientists

See also

* List of Jesuit scientists

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