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Torricelli, Evangelista, 1608-1647 (Italian mathematician)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Folio C, c1680-c1708

 Series — Volume: Dc.1.61
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: These are mostly handwritten items, bound together as a volume, though with some loose insertions of manuscripts which had strayed, some of them with modern annotations concerning their provenance. Their scope and content is as David Gregory indexed them, save for the missing items, which consist of two dozen papers and letters on general physics and maths, and several...

Index Chartarum in M.S. C. in folio, 1700

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [index]
Scope and Contents An index, in Gregory's hand, to the material he designated as Folio C.

Oratio de Baroscopiis in Coni: publ: Acad: Edinburg: 1688, 1688

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [188]
Scope and Contents Graduation speech, in Gregory's hand, of one Charles Sinclair. It explains the barometer, and mentions the work of Torricelli, Huygens, and Hooke. Several diagrams append.

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...

Torricellii Prop: 8 de Motu Projectorum, 1684-1688

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [46]
Scope and Contents A study probably relating to part 4 of Gregory's mechanics lectures in Edinburgh. It discusses the theories of Evangelista Torricelli, famous for his " De motu gravium naturaliter descendentium et projectorum, (1644).