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Title: Wellenlehre auf Experimente gegründet oder über die Wellen tropfbarer Flüssigkeiten mit Anwendung auf die Schall- und Lichtwellen.
Description: Leipzig, G. Fleischer, 1825. w. 18 fold. pls. and 2 fold. tables. Brds. (XXVIII, 574 II pp.). Kelly 422: G&M. 766: 'The velocity of the pulse wave was first measured by the Webers.': The book was dedicated to Chladni. The brothers Weber were the first to demonstrate the interference of sound by the tuning fork, the existence of transversal waves in fluids, interference and reflection of waves and the formation of stationary waves. It is an important contribution to hydraulics. See Rouse and Ince: 144/6: ' The book as well is an almost forgotten part of hydraulics literature, although its contains a detailed résumé of what has been written about wave motion prior to that time and a vast assortment of new observations': Darmstaedter 362: Norman Coll. 2190: '...the first work to apply hydrodynamics to the circulation of the blood...laid the base for the exact analysis of fluid motion in elastic tubes.': First edition.

Keywords: physics Toon

Price: EUR 1900.00 = appr. US$ 2065.01 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 1792