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Mathematical principles of natural philosophy

Author: Isaac Newton; Andrew Motte; Florian Cajori; Silvanus P Thompson; Christiaan Huygens
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, 1952.
Series: Great books of the Western world, v. 34.
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Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Mathematical principles of natural philosophy.
Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, 1952
(OCoLC)988844504
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Newton; Andrew Motte; Florian Cajori; Silvanus P Thompson; Christiaan Huygens
OCLC Number: 15354506
Notes: Mathematical principles of natural philosophy is translated from Latin by Andrew Motte and revised by Florian Cajori.
Optics was originally published in English under the title Opticks, or, A treatise of the reflexions, refractions, inflexions, and colours of light.
Treatise of light is translated from the French title Traite de la Lumiere by Silvanus P. Thompson.
Spine title: Newton ; Huygens.
Description: xi, 619 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Mathematical principles of natural philosophy: Book I: Method of first and last ratios --
Determination of centripetal forces --
Motion of bodies in eccentric conic sections --
Finding of elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic orbits from the focus given --
How the orbits are to be found when neither focus is given --
How the motions are to be found in given orbits --
Rectilinear ascent and descent of bodies --
Determination of orbits in which bodies will revolve, being acted upon by any sort of centripetal force --
Motion of bodies in movable orbits; and the motion of the apsides --
Motion of bodies in given surfaces; and the oscillating pendulous motion of bodies --
Motions of bodies tending to each other with centripetal forces --
Attractive forces of spherical bodies --
Attractive forces of bodies which are not spherical --
Motion of very small bodies when agitated by centripetal forces tending to the several parts of any very great body --
Book II: Motion of bodies (In resisting mediums): Motion of bodies that are resisted in the ratio of the velocity --
Motion of bodies that are resisted as the square of their velocities --
Motion of bodies that are resisted partly in the ratio of the velocities, and partly as the square of the same ratio --
Circular motion of bodies in resisting mediums --
Density and compression of fluids; hydrostatics --
Motion and resistance of pendulous bodies --
Motion of fluids and the resistance made to projected bodies --
Motion propagated through fluids --
Circular motion of fluids --
Book III: System of the world (In mathematical treatment): Rules of reasoning in philosophy --
Phenomena --
Propositions --
Motion of the moon's nodes --
General Scholium / Sir Isaac Newton --
Optics / Sir Isaac Newton --
Treatise on light / Christiaan Huygens.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world, v. 34.
Other Titles: Principia.
Optics
Treatise on light
Newton ; Huygens
Responsibility: by Sir Isaac Newton ; [translated by Andrew Motte. Rev. by Florian Cajori] Optics / by Sir Isaac Newton. Treatise on light / by Christiaan Huygens ; [translated by Silvanus P. Thompson].

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