One Hundred Years Of Pressure: Hydrostatics From Stevin To Newton

One Hundred Years Of Pressure: Hydrostatics From Stevin To Newton
Tags: Alan F. Chalmers

This monograph investigates the development of hydrostatics as a science. In the process, it sheds new light on the nature of science and its origins in the Scientific Revolution. Readers will come to see that the history of hydrostatics reveals subtle ways in which the science of the seventeenth century differed from previous periods.