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Archimedes

  1. 1. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131.
  2. 2. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. Biography His works H is discoveries and inventions The Golden Crown Interesting fact References
  3. 3. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>He was born at 287 BC in Syracuse, Sicily in Magna Graecia </li></ul><ul><li>He d ied at 212 BC (aged around 75) in Syracuse was a Greek </li></ul><ul><li>mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer </li></ul><ul><li>During his youth Archimedes may have studied in Alexandria, Egypt, where Conon of Samos and Eratosthenes of Cyrene were contemporaries </li></ul><ul><li>He started a friend relationship with Conon of Samos while two of his works have introductions addressed to Eratosthenes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>The Archimedes Screw: </li></ul><ul><li>large part of Archimedes' work in engineering arose from fulfilling the </li></ul><ul><li>needs of his home city of Syracuse </li></ul><ul><li>He designed a huge ship and because of it’s size would leak a </li></ul><ul><li>considerable amount of water through the hull, the Archimedes screw </li></ul><ul><li>was purportedly developed in order to remove the bilge water </li></ul><ul><li>Archimedes' machine was a device with a revolving </li></ul><ul><li>screw-shaped blade inside a cylinder </li></ul><ul><li>It was turned by hand, and could also be used to transfer water </li></ul><ul><li>from a low-lying body of water into irrigation canals </li></ul>
  5. 5. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>The Claw of Archimedes: </li></ul><ul><li>The Claw of Archimedes is a weapon that he is said he designed to defend Syracuse </li></ul><ul><li>It had crane-like arm from which a large metal grappling hook was suspended </li></ul><ul><li>2005 : a television documentary entitled Superweapons of the Ancient World built a version of the claw and concluded that it was a workable device , this weapon is also known as the ship shaker </li></ul><ul><li>The Archimedes Heat Ray: </li></ul><ul><li>Archimedes said that if a boat is on the water and people at the shore set mirrors that the sunbeams go to the boat than that boat will start to burn </li></ul><ul><li>In a TV show (Mythbusters) they tried out this thing and they could not burn the boat, but the tempereature raised very much </li></ul>
  6. 6. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>If somebody hears the name Archimedes he thinks about the Golden Crown which was his most famous invention </li></ul><ul><li>Archimedes was asked to determine whether some silver had been substituted by the dishonest goldsmit h </li></ul><ul><li>While taking a bath, he noticed that the level of the water in the tub rose as he got in, and realized that this effect could be used to determine the volume of the crown </li></ul><ul><li>By dividing the mass of the crown by the volume of water displaced, the density of the crown could be obtained </li></ul>
  7. 7. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>There is a crater on the Moon named Archimedes in his honor, as well as a lunar mountain range, the Montes Archimedes </li></ul><ul><li>The asteroid 3600 Archimedes is named after him </li></ul><ul><li>Archimedes has appeared on postage stamps issued by East Germany (1973), Greece (1983), Italy (1983), Nicaragua (1971), San Marino (1982), and Spain (1963) </li></ul><ul><li>A movement for civic engagement targeting universal access to health care in the US state of Oregon has been named the &quot;Archimedes Movement,&quot; headed by former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber </li></ul>
  8. 8. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131. <ul><li>http://www.google.com/search?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1276&bih=823&q=flag%20gift&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=iw </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1276&bih=823&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=flag+gift&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Domenico-Fetti_Archimedes_1620.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gerhard_Thieme_Archimedes.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Archimedes_water_balance.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Archimedes-screw_one-screw-threads_with-ball_3D-view_animated_small.gif </li></ul>
  9. 9. Berendi Dominik 15 years old 8th grade SEK Budapest International School 1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 131.

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