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Geometric demonstrations of fracture of solid bodies, speed of light and sound, pendulums, falling bodies, accelerated motion, etc.

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As enjoyable as it is important, this classic encompasses 30 years of highly original experiments and theories. Its lively, readable expositions discuss dynamics, elasticity, sound, strength of materials, more. 126 diagrams.

Table of Contents

I "First new science, treating of the resistance which solid bodies offer to fracture. First Day"

II Concerning the cause of cohesion. Second Day

III "Second new science, treating of motion [movimenti locali]. "

    Third Day

  Uniform motion

  Naturally accelerated motion

IV Violent motions.Projectiles. Fourth Day

V Appendix; theorems and demonstrations concerning the centers of gravity of solids

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ISBN:
9780486600994
Introduction:
Favaro, A.
Author:
Favaro, A.
Introduction by:
Favaro, A.
Introduction:
Favaro, A.
Author:
Galilei, Galileo
Author:
Galilei
Author:
Physics
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Mechanics
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Mechanics - General
Subject:
Physics-Classical Mechanics
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Physics
Publication Date:
19540631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.38 in 0.73 lb

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