Notes to Philosophy 167: Class 10 -- Huygens and the Beginnings of Rational Mechanics -- Part 9.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-
2014-11-04

Synopsis: Huygens on Circular Motion and Centrifugal Force: The Basic Conceptualization of the Problem -- The Basic Results and their Significance -- A Theory of the Circular Conical Pendulum -- Comparing Centrifugal Forces with Gravity -- Empirical Evidence for the Overall Theory.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Mechanics.
Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695. Horologium oscillatorium.
Genre
Curricula.
Lecture notes.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012958
Original publication
ID: tufts:gc.phil167.273
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