The Works of Archimedes: Edited in Modern Notation with Introductory Chapters

The Works of Archimedes: Edited in Modern Notation with Introductory Chapters

by Archimedes
     
 

This classic 1897 text places Archimedes in historical context, presents his methods and discoveries, and provides translations of his writings.See more details below

Overview

This classic 1897 text places Archimedes in historical context, presents his methods and discoveries, and provides translations of his writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108006156
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/24/2009
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Mathematics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
520
Sales rank:
1,206,676
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Archimedes; 2. Manuscripts and principle editions; 3. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors; 4. Arithmetic in Archimedes; 5. On the problem known as neuseis; 6. Cubic equations; 7. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus; 8. The terminology of Archimedes; Part II. The Works of Archimedes: 1. On the sphere and cylinder; 2. Measurement of a circle; 3. On conoids and spheroids; 4. On spirals; 5. On the equilibrium of planes; 6. The sand-reckoner; 7. Quadrature of the parabola; 8. On floating bodies; 9. Book of lemmas; 10. The cattle-problem.

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