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Author Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672.

Title Jan de Witt's Elementa curvarum linearum. Liber secundus / edited by Albert W. Grootendorst [and others]
Published London ; New York : Springer-Verlag, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 318 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences
Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and physical sciences.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- 2. Summary -- 3. Latin text and translation -- 4. Annotations to the translation -- 5. Appendix
Summary "Following on from the 2000 edition of Jan De Witt's Elementa Curvarum Linearum, Liber Primus, this book provides the accompanying translation of the second volume of Elementa Curvarum Linearum (Foundations of Curved Lines) ... Elementa Curvarum Linearum, Liber Secondus moves forward from the construction of the familiar conic sections covered in the Liber Primus, with a discussion of problems connected with their classification; given an equation, it covers how one can recover the standard form, and additionally how one can find the equation's geometric properties."--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-312) and index
Notes Includes original Latin text with English translation, and notes in English
Print version record
Subject Geometry, Analytic -- Early works to 1800
MATHEMATICS -- Geometry -- Analytic.
Geometría analítica
Geometry, Analytic
Genre/Form Early works
Form Electronic book
Author Grootendorst, A. W.
ISBN 9780857291424
Other Titles Elementa curvarum linearum. Liber secundus. English & Latin