The history of mechanics, and more particularly, the history of mechanics applied to constructions, constitutes a field of research that is relatively recent. This volume, together with the recent publication qTowards a History of Constructionq, is intended as an homage to the two eminent scholars who made a determinant contribution to the history of mechanics: Edoardo Benvenuto and Clifford Truesdell.Another exception is the History of the theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials from Galilei to Lord Kelvin ... Although this historical essay was extremely informative, Clifford Truesdell was the first to begin in the 1950s broad andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on the History of Mechanics|
|Author||:||Antonio Becchi, Clifford Truesdell, Edoardo Benvenuto|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2003-06-20|