logo �1 on the Internet book 
main menu
statistic
Essay papers avaliable:   250 000

The widest database of original essays is now available due to EssaysBank.com! Thousands of high quality authentic essays are collected by our professional to make the lives of the students easier.

Hundreds of topics from various subjects of any educational level you will find anything you need at EssaysBank.com!


Submit your articles to the following
Search: in this section
 
Essay heading: Archimedes
 
Essay specific features
Issue: Biographies
Written by:
Date added: June 1, 2005
Level:
Grade:
No of pages / words: 4 / 909
Was viewed: 0 times
Rating of current essay:
 
Essay content:
 

He was probably the only mathematician of his time with such a high reputation. This is because he was not interest in new mathematical ideas but had invented war machines. They were particularly effective in the defense of Syracuse when it was attacked by the Romans and Marcellus. Plutarch writes in his work on Marcellus, the Roman commander, about how Archimedes' war machines were used against the Romans in the siege of 212 BC; "...
displayed 300 characters

DO YOU NEED AN ESSAY?
Here are the options you can choose from:
CUSTOM ESSAYS
 
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay.
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $10.00 /page.
FULL ACCESS TO ESSAYS DATABASE
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays.
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many
    of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month.
 
  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!
 

Plutarch writes in his work on Marcellus, the Roman commander, about how Archimedes' war machines were used against the Romans in the siege of 212 BC; "... when Archimedes began to ply his engines, he at once shot against the land forces all sorts of missile weapons, and immense masses of stone that came down with incredible noise and violence; against which no man could stand; for they knocked down those upon whom they fell in heaps, breaking all their ranks and files...
displayed next 300 characters

 
General issues of this essay:
 
 
Discussion:
 
 
Related essays:
 
Title Pages / Words Save
BLOOM'S TAXONOMY
2 / 359
MAthematical Logic
The Letters X, Y, Z and so on are commonly used as variables and P, Q, R are used as predicates, properties or relations. Sometimes there are theories that have to do with machines that do not exist and usually have things in them that are infinite and they usually work with letters and numbers...
3 / 676
Blaise Pascal
The barometer, which we are all familiar with, is still used by meteorologists today! "Pascal's triangle" is used in today's mathematical theories. The vacuum theories by Pascal, as well as Einstein are still considered today, so that goes without saying that his adding machine has part in the present as well...
2 / 489
George Boole
He introduced the analogy between algebraic symbols and those that represent logic forms. That is when Boole began the algebra of logic called Boolean algebra, which now finds application in computer construction, switching circuits, and more...
3 / 786
Mathematical Logic
The Letters X, Y, Z and so on are commonly used as variables and P, Q, R are used as predicates, properties or relations. Sometimes there are theories that have to do with machines that do not exist and usually have things in them that are infinite and they usually work with letters and numbers...
3 / 676
Pi
Notes on Pi. Retrieved February 3, 2007, from http://witcombe.sbc.edu/earthmysteries/EMPi.html
1 / 236
George Boole: The Genius
His exploits weren't limited to just math and science either; he loved to read and learn, and was very well read in a lot of subjects. His father John also introduced him to literature and Latin, but George soon learned all his father had to offer...
4 / 1007