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Author Suisky, Dieter.

Title Euler as physicist / Dieter Suisky
Published Berlin : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 338 pages) : illustrations
Contents The 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 Schrödinger's quantum mechanics
Summary Discusses 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-324) and index
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Subject Euler, Leonhard, 1707-1783.
Physics -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783540748656