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The Ellipse free pdf The ellipse is the shape of a planet's orbit around the sun. This insightful book combines history, philosophy, and mathematics in a unique way to produce a unified and coherent picture of the development of the ellipse. This book presents the human story alongside the mathematics to emphasize that each aspect shapes and influences the progress and development of the other. The historical trail of the ellipse is followed, and many contributions from Aristarchus through Leibniz are presented. Mathematicians, engineers, software developers, actuaries, and the mathematically inclined general population will be drawn to this illuminating volume.

About Arthur Mazer

Arthur Mazer , PhD, is Manager of Quantitative Analytics at Southern California Edison, where he oversees the risk assessment of the company's power and gas portfolio. Throughout his career, he has held various academic positions as well as analyst positions at Electrabel, Process Energy, and Energy Power Marketing Company. Dr. Mazer is the author of Electric Power Planning for Regulated and Deregulated Markets , also published by Wiley.

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Author : Arthur Mazer
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 18 July 2011
ISBN : 047059103X
EAN : 9780470591031
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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