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Borelli's On The Movement Of Animals - On The Force Of Percussion
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|August 23, 2016

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This volume provides an introduction to Borelli's theory on the movement of animals and demonstrates the nature of the energy of percussion, its causes, properties and effects. Building on and moving away from the theory of mechanics as formulated by Aristotle…
Nicolaus Steno: Biography And Original Papers Of A 17th Century Scientist

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This is by far the most exhaustive biography on Niels Stensen, anatomist, geologist and bishop, better known as "Nicolaus Steno". We learn about the scientist's family and background in Lutheran Denmark, of his teachers at home and abroad, of his studies and…
Determination of the Moments of Inertia of the Human Body and Its Limbs
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|January 14, 2013

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This is another classic contribution by Braune and Fischer to the field of biomechanics. The pendulum method was employed to ascertain ac­ curately the moments and radii of inertia of the human body and its different parts about all axes - transverse,…
On the Movement of Animals
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|December 16, 2011

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De Motu animalium is sometimes referred to in the medical literature. But who has read it? The book, originally published in Latin, seemingly constitutes the very first treatise on biomechanics. The author, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608 - 1679), was…
The Law of Bone Remodelling
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|September 29, 2015

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Translated from the German by Maquet, P.; Furlong, R.
Borelli's On the Movement of Animals - On the Natural Motions Resulting from Gravity

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This volume provides an introduction to Borelli’s theory on the movement of animals and describes his theory and scientific experiments relating to the natural movements of bodies in a fluid environment. It describes in great detail why and how bodies which…
Borelli's On the Movement of Animals - On the Force of Percussion
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|March 7, 2016

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This volume provides an introduction to Borelli’s theory on the movement of animals and demonstrates the nature of the energy of percussion, its causes, properties and effects. Building on and moving away from the theory of mechanics as formulated by Aristotle…