## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1 |

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were , from Kinematics into Dynamics , and vice versa . This is merely mentioned

now in order to show the necessity for , and the value of , the preliminary matter

we ...

**Observation**and experiment have afforded us the means of translating , as itwere , from Kinematics into Dynamics , and vice versa . This is merely mentioned

now in order to show the necessity for , and the value of , the preliminary matter

we ...

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It is well to

and since nothing has been said as to the magnitudes of s and t , we may take

these as small as we choose . Thus we get the same result whether we derive

from ...

It is well to

**observe**here , that since , by our formula , we have generally S v =and since nothing has been said as to the magnitudes of s and t , we may take

these as small as we choose . Thus we get the same result whether we derive

from ...

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Their relative motions with regard to the deck are what we immediately

but if we compound with these the velocity of the steamer itself we get evidently

their actual motion relatively to the earth . Again , in order to get the relative ...

Their relative motions with regard to the deck are what we immediately

**observe**,but if we compound with these the velocity of the steamer itself we get evidently

their actual motion relatively to the earth . Again , in order to get the relative ...

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The axioms of the present chapter must therefore be considered to be due to

actual experience , in the shape either of

experience is to be conducted will form the subject of a subsequent chapter . 172.

The axioms of the present chapter must therefore be considered to be due to

actual experience , in the shape either of

**observation**or experiment . How suchexperience is to be conducted will form the subject of a subsequent chapter . 172.

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It must , of course , be specified in what latitude the

let W be the mass of a body in pounds ; g the velocity it would acquire in falling

for a second under the influence of its weight , or the earth's attraction diminished

...

It must , of course , be specified in what latitude the

**observation**is made . Thus ,let W be the mass of a body in pounds ; g the velocity it would acquire in falling

for a second under the influence of its weight , or the earth's attraction diminished

...

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