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ERIC Number: ED184843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 65
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Application of Mechanics to Geometry. Popular Lectures in Mathematics.
Kogan, B. Yu
Presented in this translation are three chapters. Chapter I discusses the composition of forces and several theorems of geometry are proved using the fundamental concepts and certain laws of statics. Chapter II discusses the perpetual motion postulate; several geometric theorems are proved using the postulate that perpetual motion is impossible. In Chapter III, the Center of Gravity, Potential Energy, and Work are discussed. (MK)
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL 60637 (Order No. 450163; $4.50).
Publication Type: Translations
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL. Dept. of Mathematics.
Note: For related documents, see SE 030 461-465. Not available in hard copy due to copyright restrictions. Translated and adapted from the Russian edition.