in the year 1806 he got on recommendation a training order (mathematical master assistant) to the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich, (London). Later it was promoted of the Royal Military Academy to professor of mathematics.
1811 published Peter Barlow its first book concerning number theory under the title “Elementary Investigation OF the Theory OF Numbers”. In the years from 1823 to 1833 he worked much within the ranges of the magnetism and the electricity.
1822 it developed the Barlow wheel designated after him, the first unipolar engine. In the year 1825 he got the honour medal of the Royal Society OF London.
it began 1827 with optical attempts. Thereupon it designed special lenses for astronomical telescopes. With George Dollond it developed achromatic scatter lenses, which admits also as Barlow lenses is. In the year 1833 Barlow crowning and Flintglas for its lenses combined. It was occupied at later time increasingly with the steam engine. Its sons Peter W. Barlow and William Henry Barlow were outstanding engineers in 19. Century.
- Elementary Investigation OF the Theory OF Numbers (1811)
- new Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary (1814)
- essay on Magnetic Attractions (1820).
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| | * Literature of and over Peter Barlow in the catalog of the DDB
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of British mathematicians and physicist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||13. October 1776|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Norwich|
|DYING DATE||1. March 1862|
|DYING PLACE||Kent or Woolwich|