Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800: Essays by David Speiser [Hardcover]

By Kim Williams (Editor) & Sandro Caparrini (Editor)
Our Price $ 90.30  
Retail Value $ 129.00  
You Save $ 38.70  (30%)  
Item Number 222786  
Buy New $90.30
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800: Essays by David Speiser by Kim Williams & Sandro Caparrini...

This book assembles 21 essays on the history of mechanics and mathematical physics written by David Speiser from 1961 to 2003. The period dealt with goes from the beginning of the seventeenth century through the eighteenth century. In particular, the essays discuss developments in elasticity, rigid bodies, gravitation, the principle of relativity, optics, and first principles. David Speiser examines the work of Galileo, Huygens, Newton, Leibniz, the Bernoullis, Euler, Maupertuis, and Lambert. Sandro Caparrini and Kim Williams have selected the papers that present a cohesive overview of a crucial period in the history of mechanics by a historian and physicist of renown. Ordered chronologically with regards to the scientific developments, this collection presents a history of mechanics during the period under consideration.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   331
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9"
Weight:   1.7 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2008
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764385642  
ISBN13  9783764385644  

Availability  0 units.

More About Kim Williams & Sandro Caparrini

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Kim Williams was born in 1966.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Physics > Dynamics
2Books > Subjects > Science > General
3Books > Subjects > Science > History & Philosophy > History of Science
4Books > Subjects > Science > Physics > Dynamics > General
5Books > Subjects > Science > Physics > General
6Books > Subjects > Science > Physics > Mechanics

Reviews - What do customers think about Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800: Essays by David Speiser?

Be the first to write a review about Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800: Essays by David Speiser

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Discovering the Principles of Mechanics 1600-1800: Essays by David Speiser

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy