- CH.PHYSICS

# ABOUT ARCHIMEDES

Updated: May 25, 2020

*ARCHIMEDES*

*ARCHIMEDES*** Born: 288 BC Died: 212 BC**

## One of the great Ancient Greek Scientists. *Archimedes* worked in many areas and gave the details about geometry, mechanics, hydrostatics, the value of pi, etc.,

**He explained**

**Law of flotation**as Archimedes Principle.He was more famous for the

**Principle of displacement**.Gave the details about Buoyancy Force.

Designed

**Archimedes Crew**to get better efficiency at flows at turbines and water wheelsObtained the value of

**pi**up to accurate to the second decimal place.The designed formula for the

**curved surface areas**and volumes of various solids.He explains the concept of the lever and challenged that give me a sufficiently large lever, I can move the Earth.