The works of Archimedes / edited in modern notation, with introductory chapters, by T.L. Heath.
Contributor(s): Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940.Material type: BookPublisher: Cambridge : at the University Press, 1897Description: clxxxvi, , 326 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Mathematics, Greek | Geometry -- Early works to 1800 | Mechanics
Introduction : I. Archimedes. II. Manuscripts and principal editions, order of composition, dialect, lost works. III. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors. Iv. Arithmetic in Archimedes. v. On the problems known as [neuseis] VI. Cubic equations. VII. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus. VIII. The terminology of Archimedes -- Works : On the sphere and cylinder, books I-II. Measurement of a circle. On conoids and spheroids. On spirals. On the equilibrium of planes, books I-II. The sand-reckoner. Quadrature of the parabola. On floating bodies, books I-II. Book of lemmas. The cattle-problem [including the solution of Wurm's problem by Amthor in Zeitschrift für math. u. phys. [Hist. litt. abth.] v. 25, 1880].