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(287 BCE–212 BCE)
|Archimedes of Syracuse (Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.|
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- On the Equilibrium of Planes (two volumes)
- On the Measurement of a Circle
- On Spirals
- On the Sphere and the Cylinder (two volumes)
- On Conoids and Spheroids
- On Floating Bodies (two volumes)
- The Quadrature of the Parabola
- Archimedes' cattle problem
- The Sand Reckoner
- The Method of Mechanical Theorems
- Book of Lemmas or Liber Assumptorum
Works about Archimedes
- “Archimedes” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911.
- “Archimedes,” in Complete Encyclopaedia of Music, 1880
- “Archimedes,” The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co., 1914.
- "Chapter I" discussing Archimedes' contributions to mechanical science that deal with forces in equilibrium (Statics) in The Origins of Statics by Pierre Duhem, 1905.
- "Marcellus" from Plutarch's Lives tells the story of how Archimedes defended Syracuse with the use of military engineering.