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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Calculation of the centre of gravity of the cone utilizing the method of Archimedes
Author: Magnaghi, CP
Assis, AKT
Abstract: Archimedes calculated the centre of gravity of the cone but the proof of this theorem is not extant in his works. Knorr made a reconstruction of this proof utilizing geometrical arguments. This paper proves this theorem by means of a physical demonstration utilizing the law of the lever, and by adapting from Archimedes the method of mechanical theorems that he described in his letter to Eratosthenes.
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Iop Publishing Ltd
Citation: European Journal Of Physics. Iop Publishing Ltd, v. 33, n. 3, n. 637, n. 646, 2012.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1088/0143-0807/33/3/637
Date Issue: 2012
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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