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A history of the work concept from physics to economics /

This book traces the history of the concept of work from its earliest stages and shows that its further formalization leads to equilibrium principle and to the principle of virtual works, and so pointing the way ahead for future research and applications. The idea that something remains constant in...

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Main Author: Oliveira, Agamenon R. E.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, 2014.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 239 pages) : illustrations.
Series: History of mechanism and machine science ; v. 24.