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Mathematics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Methodus tangentium Slusii illustrata a Burchero de Volder, 1691

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [81]
Scope and Contents An exposition of Sluse's general algorithm that allowed one to pass from an equation to its curve to its subtangent. Marginalia in Gregory's hand.
Dates: 1691

Quarto A, c1680-c1708

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
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...
Dates: c1680-c1708