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The discovery of the conservation of energy. With a foreword by I. Bernard Cohen.


Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1974.
ISBN 0674212401, 9780674212404

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Subjects Conservation laws (Physics)
Conservation laws (Physics) -- History.
Conservation, Lois de (Physique) - Histoire.
Conservation, Lois de (Physique) -- Histoire.
Energieerhaltung.
Energy Transfer.
EĢnergie -- Conservation.
Geschichte.
Science -- History.
Series Harvard monographs in the history of science.
Description x, 213 pages 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes "This book originated in a Ph. D. dissertation ... at Brandeis University."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-205).
Contents Introduction -- The tradition in mechanics -- Heat and energy -- Physiological background -- 'Die erhaltung der kraft' -- The institutional setting -- The philosophical background -- Criticism and open questions -- Appendix: The conservation of energy: a case of simultaneous discovery?
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)958014
(OCoLC)ocm00958014
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Elkana, Yehuda, 1934-2012.
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