TitleEuler as physicist
Author(s)Dieter Suisky
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2009.
Description1 online resource (xxiii, 338 p.) : ill
Abstract NoteDiscusses about the development of physics in the 18th century centred upon the fundamental contributions of Leonhard Euler to physics and mathematics. This book also covers classical mechanics in terms of the program initiated by Euler in 1736 and its completion over the following decades until 1760
Contents NoteThe predecessors : Descartes, Newton and Leibniz -- Newton and Leibniz on time, space and forces -- Newton and Leibniz on the foundation of the calculus -- Euler's program for mechanics -- The foundation of the calculus -- Euler's early relativistic theory -- Euler's Wirksamkeit, Helmholtz's treatment of evergy law and beyond -- Euler's mechanics and Schr�odinger's quantum mechanics
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (p. [313]-324) and index
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS 4. HISTORY OF PHYSICS 5. PHYSICS 6. Physics, general 7. SCIENCE
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