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A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials

A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials
From Galilei to the Present Time
2 Volume Set

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  • Date Published: March 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108070454

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  • A distinguished mathematician and notable university teacher, Isaac Todhunter (1820–84) became known for the successful textbooks he produced. A scholar who read all the major European languages, Todhunter was an open-minded man who admired George Boole and helped introduce the moral science examination at Cambridge. His many gifts enabled him to produce the histories of mathematical subjects which form his lasting memorial. First published between 1886 and 1893, the present work was the last of these. Edited and completed after Todhunter's death by Karl Pearson (1857–1936), another extraordinary man who pioneered modern statistics, these volumes trace the mathematical understanding of elasticity from the seventeenth to the late nineteenth century. Volume 1 (1886) begins with Galileo Galilei and goes up to 1850. Volume 2 (1893) was split into two parts: Part 1 includes the later work of Saint-Venant and Part 2 concludes with Lord Kelvin's research.

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    • Date Published: March 2014
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108070454
    • length: 2312 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
    • weight: 2.89kg
    • contains: 15 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    1. The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
    2. Miscellaneous investigations between the years 1800 and 1822
    3. Miscellaneous researches 1820–30, Navier, Germain, Savart, Pagani, and others
    4. Poisson
    5. Cauchy
    6. Miscellaneous researches of the decade, 1830–40
    7. Lamé and Clapeyron, Lamé
    8. Miscellaneous researches of the decade 1840–50, including those of Blanchet, Stokes, Wertheim and Haughton
    9. Saint-Venant's researches before 1850
    Appendix
    Index. Volume 2, Part 1: Preface
    Part I:
    10. Saint-Venant, 1850–60
    11. Miscellaneous researches, 1850–60. Volume 2, Part 2: Part II:
    12. The older German elasticians
    13. Boussinesq
    14. Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin)
    Index
    Corrigenda and addenda to Volume 1.

  • Author

    Isaac Todhunter

    Editor

    Karl Pearson

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