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The genesis of fluid mechanics, 1640-1780

"Fluid Mechanics, as a scientific discipline in a modern sense, was established between the last third of the 17th and the first half of the 18th century. This book analyses its genesis, following its evolution along two basic lines of research, which have been named the "problem of resist...

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Uniform Title: Génesis de la mecánica de los fluidos. English
Main Author: Calero, Julián Simón.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, 2007.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 517 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Studies in history and philosophy of science (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 22.