## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1 |

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... turned as we pass from one extremity to the other . The average curvature of

any portion is its whole curvature divided by its length . Suppose a line , drawn

through any fixed point , to turn so as always to be

motion ...

... turned as we pass from one extremity to the other . The average curvature of

any portion is its whole curvature divided by its length . Suppose a line , drawn

through any fixed point , to turn so as always to be

**parallel**to the direction ofmotion ...

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( 1 ) Suppose we have a single pulley B , about which the flexible and

inextensible cord ABP . is wrapped , and IP suppose its free portions to be

each of the ...

( 1 ) Suppose we have a single pulley B , about which the flexible and

inextensible cord ABP . is wrapped , and IP suppose its free portions to be

**parallel**. If ( A being fixed ) a point P of the cord P be moved to P , it is evident thateach of the ...

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If the strings be not

pulleys are a little complex , but present no difficulty . 19. In the mechanical

tracing of curves , a flexible and inextensible cord is often supposed . Thus , in

drawing an ...

If the strings be not

**parallel**, the relations of a single pulley or of a system ofpulleys are a little complex , but present no difficulty . 19. In the mechanical

tracing of curves , a flexible and inextensible cord is often supposed . Thus , in

drawing an ...

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... with velocities , or ( as we shall do farther on ) with accelerations and forces ,

consists in studying , not the velocity , acceleration , or force , directly , but its

resolved parts

other .

... with velocities , or ( as we shall do farther on ) with accelerations and forces ,

consists in studying , not the velocity , acceleration , or force , directly , but its

resolved parts

**parallel**to any three assumed directions at right angles to eachother .

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... for instance , represents in magniB tude and direction the space which would

be described in one second by a point moving with the first of the given velocities

— and similarly OB for the second ; from A draw AC

... for instance , represents in magniB tude and direction the space which would

be described in one second by a point moving with the first of the given velocities

— and similarly OB for the second ; from A draw AC

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