The Works of Archimedes

Author: Archimedes

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154394

Category: Mathematics

Page: 576

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Complete works of ancient geometer feature such topics as the famous problems of the ratio of the areas of a cylinder and an inscribed sphere; the properties of conoids, spheroids, and spirals; more.
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A Manual of Greek Mathematics

Author: Sir Thomas L. Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486432319

Category: Mathematics

Page: 576

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Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931; previously published by Dover Publications in 1963.
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A History of Greek Mathematics: From Aristarchus to Diophantus

Author: Thomas Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486240746

Category: Mathematics

Page: 597

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Volume 2 of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and features every landmark innovation and every important figure, including Euclid, Apollonius, and others.
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A Short History of Greek Mathematics

Author: James Gow

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486495897

Category: Mathematics

Page: 323

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Mathematicians will find accounts of every extant Greek mathematical book and many proofs translated directly from ancient texts. Students and Greek scholars will encounter a chronicle of the development of mathematical science, including the decimal scale; Egyptian and Greek arithmetic; the Greek theory of numbers; Greek geometry; Egyptian geometry; and the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and their successors.
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A History of Greek Mathematics

Author: Thomas Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486240738

Category: Mathematics

Page: 461

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Volume 1 of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and includes every landmark innovation and every important figure. This volume features Euclid, Apollonius, others.
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A Concise History of Mathematics

Fourth Revised Edition

Author: Dirk J. Struik

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138887

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Compact, well-written survey ranges from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, covering Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "A work which is unquestionably one of the best." — Nature.
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A Concise History of Mathematics

Author: Dirk Jan Struik

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486602554

Category: Mathematics

Page: 228

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This compact, well-written history covers major mathematical ideas and techniques from the ancient Near East to 20th-century computer theory, surveying the works of Archimedes, Pascal, Gauss, Hilbert, and many others. "The author's ability as a first-class historian as well as an able mathematician has enabled him to produce a work which is unquestionably one of the best." — Nature.
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Makers of Mathematics

Author: Stuart Hollingdale

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486450074

Category: Mathematics

Page: 439

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Each chapter of this portrait of the evolution of mathematics examines the work of an individual — Archimedes, Descartes, Fermat, Pascal, Newton, Einstein, and others — to explore the mathematics of his era. Rather than a series of biographical profiles, readers encounter an accessible chronology of pioneering developments in mathematics. 1989 edition.
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Author: W. W. Rouse Ball

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486157849

Category: Mathematics

Page: 560

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This standard text treats hundreds of figures and schools instrumental in the development of mathematics, from the Phoenicians to such 19th-century giants as Grassman, Galois, and Riemann.
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A History of Greek Mathematics, Volume I

From Thales to Euclid

Author: Sir Thomas Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486162699

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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Volume 1 of an authoritative two-volume set that covers the essentials of mathematics and features every landmark innovation and every important figure, including Euclid, Apollonius, Archimedes, and others.
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Greek Astronomy

Author: Sir Thomas L. Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143880

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Superb scholarly study of contributions of Pythagoras, Aristarchus, Anaxagoras, Hipparchus, and many other thinkers, to true scientific astronomy. Accessible to science-minded lay readers. Introduction.
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Kugel und Zylinder

Author: Archimedes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 153

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History of Analytic Geometry

Author: Carl B. Boyer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154513

Category: Mathematics

Page: 304

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This study presents the concepts and contributions from before the Alexandrian Age through to Fermat and Descartes, and on through Newton and Euler to the "Golden Age," from 1789 to 1850. 1956 edition. Analytical bibliography. Index.
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The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements

Author: Euclid,Sir Thomas Little Heath

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486600890

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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The definitive edition of one of the very greatest classics of all time--the full Euclid, encompassing almost 2500 years of mathematical and historical study. This unabridged republication of the original enlarged edition contains the complete English text of all 13 books of the ELEMENTS, plus analyses of each definition, postulate, and proposition.
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Mathematics for Quantum Chemistry

Author: Jay Martin Anderson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151484

Category: Science

Page: 160

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Introduction to problems of molecular structure and motion covers calculus of orthogonal functions, algebra of vector spaces, and Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of classical mechanics. Answers to problems. 1966 edition.
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The Nature and Power of Mathematics

Author: Donald M. Davis

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152154

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

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This captivating book explains some of the most fascinating ideas of mathematics to nonspecialists, focusing on non-Euclidean geometry, number theory, and fractals. Numerous illustrations. 1993 edition.
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The Red Book of Mathematical Problems

Author: Kenneth S. Williams,Kenneth Hardy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151824

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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Handy compilation of 100 practice problems, hints, and solutions indispensable for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other mathematical competitions. Preface to the First Edition. Sources. 1988 edition.
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An Introduction to the Theory of Elasticity

Author: R. J. Atkin,N. Fox

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486150992

Category: Science

Page: 272

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Accessible text covers deformation and stress, derivation of equations of finite elasticity, and formulation of infinitesimal elasticity with application to two- and three-dimensional static problems and elastic waves. 1980 edition.
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