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Strength of materials and theory of elasticity in 19th century Italy : a brief account of the history of mechanics of solids and structures

Author: Danilo Capecchi; Giuseppe Ruta
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2015. ©2015
Series: Advanced structured materials, Volume 52.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the theoretical foundations underpinning the field of strength of materials/theory of elasticity, beginning from the origins of the modern theory of elasticity. While the focus is on the advances made within Italy during the nineteenth century, these achievements are framed within the overall European context. The vital contributions of Italian mathematicians, mathematical physicists, and  Read more...
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Capecchi, Danilo.
Strength of materials and theory of elasticity in 19th century Italy : a brief account of the history of mechanics of solids and structures.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, ©2015
xiii, 393 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Danilo Capecchi; Giuseppe Ruta
ISBN: 9783319055244 3319055240
OCLC Number: 899000329
Description: 1 online resource (402 pages) : illustrations, graphs
Contents: The theory of elasticity in the 19th century --
An aristocratic scholar: Gabrio Piola --
The mathematicians of the Risorgimento --
Solving statically indeterminate systems --
Computations by means of drawings --
Quotations.
Series Title: Advanced structured materials, Volume 52.
Responsibility: Danilo Capecchi, Giuseppe Ruta.

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This book examines the theoretical foundations underpinning the field of strength of materials/theory of elasticity, beginning from the origins of the modern theory of elasticity.  Read more...

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