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Instruments of Science

An Historical Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)
  • 709 Pages
  • 3.50 MB
  • English

History of science, Precision instruments manufacture, Reference works, Scientific equipment & techniques, laboratory equipment, Reference, Scientific apparatus and instr, Science, Microscopes & Microscopy, History / General, Encyclopedias, History, Scientific Apparatus And Instru
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8047450M
ISBN 100815315619
ISBN 139780815315612

"The first reference book to address the immense historical range of instruments and also the first to consider application, innovation, and costs. Its emphasis on twentieth-century devices and disciplines makes it especially valuable to students and scholars of modern science and technology, and the beauty of some of the antique instruments /5(4).

"This fascinating encyclopedia presents historically significant scientific instruments from antiquity to the present. Instruments used for testing and monitoring in addition to those used for research are studied, including laboratory organisms such as Each of the signed entries explains how the instrument works and how it is used, as well as tracing its invention.

I use this book to supplement many others when studying composition for percussion instruments. Science is the first word of the title so understand that the book is heavy on the scientific lingo.

This book is great for a musical acoustics class and to gain a higher appreciation of percussion instrumentsCited by:   Fully illustrated and complete with bibliographies, it will be particularly useful to students and scholars of modern science and technology.

Reflecting contemporary practice, it examines instruments used for testing and monitoring, as well as those used for research, and even considers a number of widely used laboratory organisms (such as Cited by: "This scholarly resource is an important contribution to the literature of the history of science, providing descriptions of many instruments that are overlooked in other books." -- Booklist"The first reference book to address the immense historical range of instruments and also the first to consider application, innovation, and costs.

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Thus far we have published forty-two illustrated and annotated catalogues. History. Historically, the definition of a scientific instrument has varied, based on usage, laws, and historical time period. Before the mid-nineteenth century such tools were referred to as "natural philosophical" or "philosophical" apparatus and instruments, and older tools from antiquity to the Middle Ages (such as the astrolabe and pendulum clock) defy a more modern definition of "a.

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The book covers pretty much all kinds of worldwide percussion instruments (including wine glasses!), in a beautiful methodical way. The historical notes for each instrument can be appreciated by all.

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I wish Rossing presented the scientific data in a way more usable to musicians but I have to This book is definitely directed to scientists or /5. Many performing musicians, as well as instrument builders, are coming to realize the importance of understanding the science of musical instruments.

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This book gives you a good overview of the entire field with many important details not covered in other books. The book covers the full range from the known science to the esoteric wisdom. It explains how sound works based on specific laws of physics.

General Overviews. Under examination in the three volumes here are the relationships had between instruments and practitioners.

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Roberts, et al. collects a number of papers focused on that relationship during the scientific revolution. Smil offers a similar period-focused look, with the efforts concentrated on the 20th century. The themes explored.

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An excellent book and a joy to read.”—Henry Petroski, Wall Street Journal Augustin Fresnel (–) shocked the. Label each of the parts together as a class, or ask students to work independently, guided by books or Web sites (see "Sound Science Resources," above). To extend, have small groups of students each research and create a presentation on a part of the ear in greater depth.

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Sign me up. Taylor and Francis Group Facebook page. Publisher Summary. This chapter reviews various different classes of instruments, considering how these differences affect their typical usage. Instruments are divided into active or passive ones according to whether instrument output is produced entirely by the quantity being measured or whether the quantity being measured simply modulates the magnitude of some external.

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It is fair to say that the science of percussion instruments would not have advanced anywhere near so far without the tireless enthusiasm and passion of Rossing and his students."Nature, "It forms a very nice survey work on an entire class of musical instruments.

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