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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciencesby Galileo Galilei
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Geometric demonstrations of fracture of solid bodies, speed of light and sound, pendulums, falling bodies, accelerated motion, etc.
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]. "
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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