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Chalmers, Alan F.

One Hundred Years of Pressure

Chalmers, Alan F. - One Hundred Years of Pressure, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Liquids: A Challenge for Seventeenth-Century Mechanics
Alan F. Chalmers

2. The Historical Background to Stevin’s Hydrostatics
Alan F. Chalmers

3. Beyond Archimedes: Stevin’s Elements of Hydrostatics

Alan F. Chalmers

4. Galileo, Floating Bodies and the Balance
Alan F. Chalmers

5. Descartes’ Engagement with Hydrostatics
Alan F. Chalmers

6. Pascal’s Equilibrium of Liquids

Alan F. Chalmers

7. Experimenting with Air
Alan F. Chalmers

8. Boyle on Mechanism and Pressure
Alan F. Chalmers

9. Newton’s Hydrostatics: Liquids as Continua
Alan F. Chalmers

10. Fashioning a Novel Concept of Pressure: One Hundred Years
Alan F. Chalmers

11. Hydrostatics and Experiment
Alan F. Chalmers

12. Hydrostatics and the Scientific Revolution
Alan F. Chalmers

Keywords: Physics, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, History of Mathematical Sciences, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Science

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Archimedes
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319565293
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56528-6

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