Die Werke von Daniel Bernoulli
This second volume on technology is mainly devoted to three prize-winning memoirs, answering questions related to ship-building which were proposed by the French Académie Royale des Sciences in the years 1737, 1755, and 1757. The volume hosts two further items: a popularizing text on astronomy from 1723, and the theory of the spiral pump, a technical item from 1772. In the introductory part of the volume every memoir is analysed and extensively summarized, so the reader should obtain a clear view of the content in modern terms.
Presented in original language (Latin/French) and furnished with extensive English commentariesBernoulli Edition aims at rendering accessible to the modern reader the works as well as the correspondence with most of the distinguished scholars of their time