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The Genius of Archimedes -- 23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Science and Engineering

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 An Archimedean Research Theme: The Calculation of the Volume of Cylindrical Groins
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    Chapter 2 On Archimedean Roots in Torricelli’s Mechanics
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    Chapter 3 Rational Mechanics and Science Rationnelle Unique
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    Chapter 4 Archimedes and Caustics: A Twofold Multimedia and Experimental Approach
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    Chapter 5 Archimedes’ Quadratures
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    Chapter 6 On Archimedes’ Pursuit Concerning Geometrical Analysis
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    Chapter 7 Simon Stevin and the Rise of Archimedean Mechanics in the Renaissance
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    Chapter 8 Archimedes’ Cannons Against the Roman Fleet?
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    Chapter 9 V-Belt Winding Along Archimedean Spirals During the Variator Speed Ratio Shift
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    Chapter 10 Ancient Motors for Siege Towers
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    Chapter 11 From Archimedean Spirals to Screw Mechanisms – A Short Historical Overview
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    Chapter 12 The Mechanics of Archimedes Towards Modern Mechanism Design
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    Chapter 13 Archimedean Mechanical Knowledge in 17th Century China
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    Chapter 14 Archimedes Arabicus. Assessing Archimedes’ Impact on Arabic Mechanics and Engineering
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    Chapter 15 The Golden Crown: A Discussion
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    Chapter 16 The Heritage of Archimedes in Ship Hydrostatics: 2000 Years from Theories to Applications
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    Chapter 17 Notes on the Syrakosia and on Archimedes’ Approach to the Stability of Floating Bodies
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    Chapter 18 What Did Archimedes Find at “Eureka” Moment?
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    Chapter 19 Floatability and Stability of Ships: 23 Centuries after Archimedes
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    Chapter 20 The “Syrakousia” Ship and the Mechanical Knowledge between Syracuse and Alexandria
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    Chapter 21 Browsing in a Renaissance Philologist’s Toolbox: Archimedes’ Rule
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    Chapter 22 The Mystery of Archimedes. Archimedes, Physicist and Mathematician, Anti-Platonic and Anti-Aristotelian Philosopher
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    Chapter 23 Archimedes to Eratosthenes: “Method for Mechanical Theorems”
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    Chapter 24 Archimedes in Seventeenth Century Philosophy
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    Chapter 25 Cross-Fertilisation of Science and Technology in the Time of Archimēdēs
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    Chapter 26 Archimedes in Ancient Roman World
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    Chapter 27 Archimedes: Russian Researches
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    Chapter 28 Archimedean Science and the Scientific Revolution
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    Chapter 29 Archimedes’ Burning Mirrors: Myth or Reality?
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    Chapter 30 The Influence of Archimedes in the Machine Books from the Renaissance to the 19th Century
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    Chapter 31 Archimedes Influence in Science and Engineering
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    Chapter 32 The Founder-Cult of Hieron II at Akrai: The Rock-Relief from Intagliatella’s Latomy
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    Chapter 33 Archimedes: Russian Editions of Works
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    Chapter 34 Archimedes in Program on History of Mechanics in Lomonosov Moscow St. University
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    Chapter 35 Archimedes Discovers and Inventions in the Russian Education
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    Chapter 36 Archimedes in Secondary Schools: A Teaching Proposal for the Math Curriculum
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    Chapter 37 Mechanical Advantage: The Archimedean Tradition of Acquiring Geometric Insight form Mechanical Metaphor
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    Chapter 38 The Death of Archimedes: A Reassessment
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Chapter title
Archimedes’ Quadratures
Chapter number 5
Book title
The Genius of Archimedes -- 23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Science and Engineering
Published by
Springer Netherlands, April 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9091-1_5
Book ISBNs
978-9-04-819090-4, 978-9-04-819091-1
Authors

Jean Christianidis, Apostolos Demis

Editors

S. A. Paipetis, Marco Ceccarelli

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