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Euler as physicist

Author: Dieter Suisky
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses about the development of physics in the 18th century centred upon the fundamental contributions of Leonhard Euler to physics and mathematics. This book also covers classical mechanics in terms of the program initiated by Euler in 1736 and its completion over the following decades until 1760.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Suisky, Dieter.
Euler as physicist.
Berlin : Springer, c2009
(OCoLC)181328001
Named Person: Leonhard Euler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Suisky
ISBN: 9783540748656 3540748652
OCLC Number: 314175905
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 338 p.) : ill.
Contents: The predecessors : Descartes, Newton and Leibniz --
Newton and Leibniz on time, space and forces --
Newton and Leibniz on the foundation of the calculus --
Euler's program for mechanics --
The foundation of the calculus --
Euler's early relativistic theory --
Euler's Wirksamkeit, Helmholtz's treatment of evergy law and beyond --
Euler's mechanics and Schrödinger's quantum mechanics.
Responsibility: Dieter Suisky.
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Explores the development of physics in the 18th century centered upon the fundamental contributions of Leonhard Euler to physics and mathematics. This book devoted to Euler as a physicist examines  Read more...

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