Book 2014

How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World

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ISBN: 978-3-319-01700-6 (Print) 978-3-319-01701-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-34

    Mechanics and Our Ancestors

  3. Chapter

    Pages 35-58

    The Greeks

  4. Chapter

    Pages 59-78

    The Romans

  5. Chapter

    Pages 79-103

    Mechanics in the Middle Ages

  6. Chapter

    Pages 105-123

    The Artistic Renaissance

  7. Chapter

    Pages 125-143

    Finding Our Way

  8. Chapter

    Pages 145-184

    Mechanics Reborn

  9. Chapter

    Pages 185-206

    Music and Measuring

  10. Chapter

    Pages 207-242

    Continuum Mechanics, Art and Structures

  11. Chapter

    Pages 243-265

    Weather

  12. Chapter

    Pages 267-298

    Life Cycles

  13. Chapter

    Pages 299-321

    The Quality of Our Lives

  14. Chapter

    Pages 323-361

    Mechanics Today

  15. Chapter

    Pages 363-380

    The Future of Mechanics

  16. Chapter

    Pages E1-E18

    Errata to: How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 381-396