Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC)

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List of Works
[On the Equilibrium of Planes]   [On Floating Bodies]   [The Sand-Reckoner]   [On Sphere and Cylinder]   [On the Measurement of the Circle]   [On Conoids and Spheroids]   [On Spirals]   [On the Quadrature of the Parabola]   [Lemmas]   [On the Method of Mechanical Problems]  


On the Equilibrium of Planes (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 189-220) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Floating Bodies (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 253-300) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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The Sand-Reckoner (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,HTR]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 221-232) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Sphere and Cylinder (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 1-90) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Measurement of the Circle (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 91-98) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Conoids and Spheroids (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 99-150) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On Spirals (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 151-188) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Quadrature of the Parabola (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 233-252) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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Lemmas (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (see pages 301-318) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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On the Method of Mechanical Problems (c. 250?-212 BC) [GBWW,htr]
  • Index page for PDF files (unsure; may be around page C) at the University of Michigan (Translated by Sir Thomas Heath)
  • Multi-Format (PDF, TeX) of "Geometrical Solutions Derived from Mechanics" at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Dr. J.L. Heiberg and Lydia Robinson)

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  • Paperback edition of The Works of Archimedes, includes all of Archimedes' known works, translated by Sir Thomas Heath (Dover Pubns, 2002, 564 pg).
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