## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1 |

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In theory a pulley is simply a smooth body which changes the direction of a

flexible and inextensible cord stretched across part of its surface ; in practice ( to

escape as much as possible of the inevitable

whose ...

In theory a pulley is simply a smooth body which changes the direction of a

flexible and inextensible cord stretched across part of its surface ; in practice ( to

escape as much as possible of the inevitable

**friction**) it is a wheel , on part ofwhose ...

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Force is wholly expended in the Action it produces ; and the body , after the force

ceases to act , retains by its inertia the direction of motion and the velocity which

were given to it . Force may be of divers kind , as pressure , or gravity , or

Force is wholly expended in the Action it produces ; and the body , after the force

ceases to act , retains by its inertia the direction of motion and the velocity which

were given to it . Force may be of divers kind , as pressure , or gravity , or

**friction**... Page 65

A curling - stone , projected along a horizontal surface of ice , travels equal

distances , except in so far as it is retarded by

air , in successive intervals of time during which the earth turns through equal

angles .

A curling - stone , projected along a horizontal surface of ice , travels equal

distances , except in so far as it is retarded by

**friction**and by the resistance of theair , in successive intervals of time during which the earth turns through equal

angles .

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... resistance be measured by the velocities of its several parts into their several

forces , whether these arise from

action and reaction , in all combinations of machines , will be equal and opposite

.

... resistance be measured by the velocities of its several parts into their several

forces , whether these arise from

**friction**, cohesion , weight , or acceleration ; --action and reaction , in all combinations of machines , will be equal and opposite

.

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But in Newton's day , and long afterwards , it was supposed that work was

absolulely lost by

recent authoritative treatises . But we must defer the examination of this point till

we ...

But in Newton's day , and long afterwards , it was supposed that work was

absolulely lost by

**friction**; and , indeed , this statement is still to be found even inrecent authoritative treatises . But we must defer the examination of this point till

we ...

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