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B Archimedes and Maritime Engineering

  1. Nov 3, 2016 #1
    I'm wondering if its demonstrable that Archimedes Principle led to growth in Maritime engineering. Does anyone have any advice on where one could look to find information on ship building 2200 years ago?
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  3. Nov 3, 2016 #2


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  4. Nov 3, 2016 #3
    Thanks for the info. I'm wondering if there is any way to determine whether there was a jump in maritime tech in the century or so after his work. I
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