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Monge's Legacy of Descriptive and Differential Geometry

Kristen R. Schreck

French mathematician Gaspard Monge (1746-1818), through his original methods in descriptive geometry and differential geometry, changed the landscape of architectural and engineering drawing in the 18th century and paved the way for higher order mathematics in geometry and analysis. This book examines the captivating life and inventive works of Monge. The mathematics encompassed in his descriptive and differential geometry is unveiled from an historical perspective and its enduring impact is transformed, via computer algebra system, into beautiful tangible images for the reader to ponder and further investigate.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Docent Press
  • Publish Date: Mar 11st, 2016
  • Pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.02in - 5.98in - 0.46in - 0.65lb
  • EAN: 9781942795926
  • Categories: History & Philosophy
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