Simson on Porisms: An Annotated Translation of Robert Simson's Posthumous Treatise on Porisms and Other Items on this Subject - Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (Hardback)Ian Tweddle (author)
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In this book, Ian Tweddle, a recognised authority on 18th century Scottish mathematics, presents for the first time a full and accessible translation of Simson's work. Based on Simson's early paper of 1723, the treatise, and various extracts from Simson's notebooks and correspondence, this book provides a fascinating insight into the work of an often-neglected figure. Supplemented by historical and mathematical notes and comments, this book is a valuable addition to the literature for anyone with an interest in mathematical history or geometry.
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 910 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: 2000 ed.
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