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Published the work Micrographia in 1665. Known for Hooke's law for springs F=-kx ... iris diaphragm in cameras. the universal joint used in motor vehicles ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: ROBERT HOOKE


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ROBERT HOOKE
  • a brief biographical sketch by
  • Carl J. Wenning

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Robert Hooke
  • English philosopher, inventor, scientist
  • Born Freshwater, Isle of Wight, July 18, 1635
  • Died London, March 3, 1703

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Most notable accomplishments
  • Published the work Micrographia in 1665.
  • Known for Hookes law for springs F-kx
  • Hooke reveled in contradicting Newton
  • Sometimes called the universal claimant

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Inventions
  • iris diaphragm in cameras
  • the universal joint used in motor vehicles
  • the balance wheel in a watch
  • the originator of the word 'cell' in biology
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