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ERIC Number: EJ625483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0926-7220
The Influence of Ernst Mach in the Teaching of Mechanics.
Assis, Andre K. T.; Zylbersztajn, Arden
Science and Education, v10 n1-2 p137-44 Jan-Mar 2001
Presents Newton's main ideas for the formulation of classical mechanics as given in the Principia. Discusses Ernst Mach's criticisms of Newtonian mechanics as contained in his book, "The Science of Mechanics". Analyzes the influence of Mach's ideas in the teaching of classical mechanics by considering five textbooks. Concludes that Mach's ideas have been great being incorporated in the textbooks. (SAH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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