## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1 |

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In this category we shall first take up the free motion of a point , then the motion of

a point attached to an inextensible cord , then the motions and displacements of

In this category we shall first take up the free motion of a point , then the motion of

a point attached to an inextensible cord , then the motions and displacements of

**rigid**systems — and finally , the deformations of solid and fluid masses . 7. Page 28

We now pass to the consideration of the displacement of a

points whose relative positions are unalterable . The simplest case we can

consider is that of the motion of a plane figure in its own plane , and this , as far

as ...

We now pass to the consideration of the displacement of a

**rigid**body or group ofpoints whose relative positions are unalterable . The simplest case we can

consider is that of the motion of a plane figure in its own plane , and this , as far

as ...

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It is not necessary to suppose the figure to be a mere flat disc or plane - for the

preceding statements apply to any one of a set of parallel planes in a

moving in any way subject to the condition that the points of any one plane in it ...

It is not necessary to suppose the figure to be a mere flat disc or plane - for the

preceding statements apply to any one of a set of parallel planes in a

**rigid**body ,moving in any way subject to the condition that the points of any one plane in it ...

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From this it immediately follows , that any displacement of a

in directions wholly perpendicular to a fixed line , may be produced by the rolling

of a cylinder fixed in the solid on another cylinder fixed in space , the axes of the ...

From this it immediately follows , that any displacement of a

**rigid**solid , which isin directions wholly perpendicular to a fixed line , may be produced by the rolling

of a cylinder fixed in the solid on another cylinder fixed in space , the axes of the ...

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If a

its points remains fixed , there is always ( without exception ) one line of it through

this point common to the body in any two positions . Consider a spherical ...

If a

**rigid**body move in any way whatever , subject only to the condition that one ofits points remains fixed , there is always ( without exception ) one line of it through

this point common to the body in any two positions . Consider a spherical ...

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