Author:AHRENS, Johann Thomas (1786-1841)

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Ueber das problem des Apollonius von Perga von den Beruhrungen. . ..

By: AHRENS, Johann Thomas (1786-1841).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Augsburg:, J. C. Wirth, 1832.: 1832

Seller ID: S6262


4to. 18 pp. Table, 1 folding engraved plate. Plain wrappers; extremities chipped. Bound with class schedules for the Protestant Gymnasium of St. Anna, Augsburg. Good. Appolonius of Perga (fl. ca. 200 BCE) is usually associated with the development of the eccentric circle (in which the center of the circle is not the center of the earth) and the deferent-epicycle model (in which a planet is described as moving on a point on a circle, known as an epicycle, whose center is moving on yet another circle, known as a deferent). Johann Thomas Ahrens was professor of mathematics at the Gymnasium and P... View more info