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Grandi, Guido (1671 - 1742)


Guido Grandi was professor at Pisa University by carrying out an intense activity for teaching, research, and design in several fields of mechanical engineering, but with specific interests on geometry, mechanics, astronomy and hydraulics . He was a personality of reference in his time within national frames because of a recognized reputation of his works that still today are considered of fundamental importance in geometry and mechanics.
Mechanics of machinery
variant spelling:
Grandi, Guido
Curriculum vitae  
* 01.10.1671 Cremona born
1687 member of the Camaldolese order
1694 professor of philosophy and theology in Florence
1709 Fellow of the Royal Society of London
1714 professor of Mathematics in Pisa
1728 He publishes the book "Flores geometrici"
† 04.07.1742 Pisa died
Early modern times, ca. 1500-1780
thumbnail of23052009 Elementi geometrici piani, e solidi di Euclide
Author: Grandi, Guido
Published: 1767
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