Rational mechanics and science rationnelle unique

J Gielis, D Caratelli, S Haesen, PE Ricci

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    We highlight the legacy of Simon Stevin and Gabriel Lamé and show how their work led to some of the most important recent developments in science, ultimately based upon the principles of balance and the act of weighing, virtual or real. These names are also important in the sense of a unique rational science and universal natural shapes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe genius of Archimedes - 23 centuries of influence on mathematics, science and engineering
    EditorsM Ceccarelli, SA Paipetis
    Place of PublicationDordrecht
    Number of pages515
    ISBN (Print)978-90-481-9090-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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