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 313324) and index 
Notes 
Print version record 
Subject 
Euler, Leonhard, 17071783.


Physics  History  18th century.

Genre/Form 
History.

Form 
Electronic book

ISBN 
9783540748656 

3540748652 

(Cloth) 

(hbk.) 
