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The works of Archimedes

Author: Archimedes.; Thomas Little Heath, Sir
Publisher: Cambridge : University Press, 1897.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Archimedes.
Works of Archimedes.
Cambridge, University Press, 1897
(OCoLC)563918765
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archimedes.; Thomas Little Heath, Sir
OCLC Number: 1303586
Description: clxxxvi pages, 1 leaf, 326 pages : diagram ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: I. Archimedes. II. Manuscripts and principal editions, order of composition, dialect, lost works. III. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors. IV. Arithmetic in Archimedes. V. On the problems known as [neuseis] VI. Cubic equations. VII. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus. VIII. The terminology of Archimedes.--Works: On the sphere and cylinder, books I-II. Measurement of a circle. On conoids and spheroids. On spirals. On the equilibrium of planes, books I-II. The sand-reckoner. Quadrature of the parabola. On floating bodies, books I-II. Book of lemmas. The cattle-problem [including the solution of Wurm's problem by Amthor in Zeitschrift für math. u. phys. [Hist. litt. abth.] v. 25, 1880].
Responsibility: ed. in modern notation, with introductory chapters, by T.L. Heath ...

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