## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Part 1 |

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DYNAMICAL LAWS AND PRINCIPLES 52 III . EXPERIENCE 106 IV .

MEASURES AND INSTRUMENTS 117 DIVISION II . ABSTRACT DYNAMICS . V.

INTRODUCTORY 130 VI . STATICS OF A PARTICLE .

STATICS OF ...

DYNAMICAL LAWS AND PRINCIPLES 52 III . EXPERIENCE 106 IV .

MEASURES AND INSTRUMENTS 117 DIVISION II . ABSTRACT DYNAMICS . V.

INTRODUCTORY 130 VI . STATICS OF A PARTICLE .

**ATTRACTION**134 VII .STATICS OF ...

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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

diminished by centrifugal force ; and P its weight measured in kinetic or absolute

units ...

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 by centrifugal force ; and P its weight measured in kinetic or absolute

units ...

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Thus the mutual normal pressure between a fixed and moving body , the tension

of the cord to which a pendulum bob is attached , or the

planet if the planet describe a circle with the sun in the centre , are all instances ...

Thus the mutual normal pressure between a fixed and moving body , the tension

of the cord to which a pendulum bob is attached , or the

**attraction**of the sun on aplanet if the planet describe a circle with the sun in the centre , are all instances ...

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through equal angles , except in so far as the resistance of interstellar matter ,

and the

earth's rotation . 215. If two material points be projected from one position , A , at

the ...

through equal angles , except in so far as the resistance of interstellar matter ,

and the

**attraction**of other bodies in the universe , alter his speed and that of theearth's rotation . 215. If two material points be projected from one position , A , at

the ...

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Thus the velocities acquired in one second by the same mass ( falling freely ) at

different parts of the earth's surface , give us the relative amounts of the earth's

Thus the velocities acquired in one second by the same mass ( falling freely ) at

different parts of the earth's surface , give us the relative amounts of the earth's

**attraction**at these places . Again , if equal forces be exerted on different bodies ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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