Tartaglia's Science of Weights and Mechanics in the Sixteenth Century: Selections from Quesiti Et Inventioni Diverse: Books VII-VIII

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This book presents a historical and scientific analysis as historical epistemology of the science of weights and mechanics in the sixteenth century, particularly as developed by Tartaglia in his Quesiti et inventioni diverse, Book VII and Book VIII (1546; 1554). In the early 16th century mechanics was concerned mainly with what is now called statics and was referred to as the Scientia de ponderibus , generally pursued by two very different approaches. The first was usually referred to as Aristotelian, where the ...

Tartaglia's Science of Weights and Mechanics in the Sixteenth Century: Selections from Quesiti Et Inventioni Diverse: Books VII-VIII 2015, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789401797092

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