Unrolling Time: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematization of Nature

Unrolling Time: Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematization of Nature

by Joella G. Yoder
     
 

A case study of the interrelationship between mathematics and physics during the Scientific Revolution.See more details below

Overview

A case study of the interrelationship between mathematics and physics during the Scientific Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521524810
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Accelerated motion: gravity; 3. Accelerated motion: curvilinear fall; 4. Evolutes; 5. Curvature; 6. Rectification; 7. Diversions; 8. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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