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Books and papers on the Musschenbroek

Clerq, P. de (1989), Leiden Cabinet of Physics, Museum Boerhaave, Leiden.

Clerq, P. de (1997), At the Sign of the Oriental Lamp: The Musschenbroek workshop in Leiden 1660-1750, Erasmus Publishing, Rotterdam.

Guijarro-Mora, V. (2001), Petrus van Musschenbroek y la física experimental del Siglo XVIII, Asclepio, vol. 53, pp. 191-212.

Pater, C. de (1997), Petrus van Musschenbroek (1692-1761): A Dutch Newtonian, Janus, vol. 44, pp. 77-87.

Yajima, S. (1964), European influence on Physical Sciences in Japan, Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 19 (3/4), pp. 340-351.

Van Musschenbroek Foundation (2008), Van Musschenbroek family history. Available in: http://www.musschenbroek.nl/

Books on the history of structural mechanics

Benvenuto E. (1991), An Introduction to the History of Structural Mechanics, vol. 1, Springer-Verlag, New York.

Godoy, L. A. (2010), Estabilidad de Estructuras: Una Perspectiva Historica, CIMNE, Barcelona.

Kurrer, K. E. (2008), The History of the Theory of Structures: From arch analysis to computational mechanics, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin.

Timoshenko, S. P. (1953), History of Strength of Materials, with a brief account of the History of the Theory of Elasticity and Theory of Structures, McGraw Hill, New York.

Truesdell, C. A. (1968), Essays in the History of Mechanics, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.



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