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DB - /z-wcorg/
DP - http://worldcat.org
ID - 654398775
LA - English
UR - http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=571628
T1 - The genius of Archimedes-- 23 centuries of influence on mathematics, science and engineering : Proceedings of an International Conference held at Syracuse, Italy, June 8-10, 2010
AU - Paipetis, S. A.
AU - Ceccarelli, Marco.
PB - Springer
CY - Dordrecht; New York
Y1 - 2010///
SN - 9789048190911 9048190916
AB - Archimedes is held in high esteem by mathematicians, physicists and engineers as one of the most brilliant scientists of all time. These proceedings contain original, unpublished papers with the primary emphasis on the scientific work of Archimedes and his influence on the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering. There are also papers dealing with archaeological aspects and the myths and legends about Archimedes and about the Archimedes Palimpsest. Papers on the following subjects form part of the book: Hydrostatics (buoyancy, fluid pressure and density, stability of floating bodies); M.
ER -