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Archimedes in Program on History of Mechanics in Lomonosov Moscow St. University

  • Irina Tyulina
  • Vera Chinenova
Conference paper
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 11)

Abstract

Steps in elaboration of teaching courses on the history of mechanics and mathematics are illustrated. The courses which are taught in Moscow University and in other universities in Russia, together with their respective textbooks, have always paid a great attention to Archimedes and his original manuscripts. The review of Archimedes’ works that are considered at the lectures on history of mechanics and mathematics in MSU, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, is given and methodological problems connected with evaluation of Archimedes’ creative ability are discussed.

Keywords

Floating Body Creative Ability Line Translation Suspended Body Thesis Investigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics and Mechanics DepartmentMSU: Lomonosov Moscow St. University Leninskie GoryMoscowRussia

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