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492 — 494 i Digression on the attraction of an

492 — 494 i Digression on the attraction of an

**ellipsoid**— To find the potential of an**ellipsoid**at any interior point - Attraction of an infinitely long ... Page ix

499 - 518 Second investigation of attraction of

499 - 518 Second investigation of attraction of

**ellipsoid**- Elliptio ... Distribution of electricity on**ellipsoidal**conductor - Force external to an ... Page xvii

764 – 768 A homogeneous

764 – 768 A homogeneous

**ellipsoid**is a figure of equilibrium of a ro . tating liquid mass - The square of a requisite angular velocity is as the density of ... Page xviii

... sea level determinable from measurements of gravity ; if

... sea level determinable from measurements of gravity ; if

**ellipsoid**with three unequal axes must have one of them coincident with axis of revolution . Page xxiv

Theory of potential - attraction of

Theory of potential - attraction of

**ellipsoids**( new ) . ... Distribution of electricity on an**ellipsoidal**conductor ( new ) . 8 521 to 8 525 .### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

ABSTRACT DYNAMICS | 1 |

Fluid pressure depending on external forcesSurfaces of equal | 13 |

Rate of increase of pressurePressure in a calm atmosphere | 29 |

PotentialForce in terms of the potentialEquipotential | 36 |

Addition | 96 |

STATICS OF SOLIDS AND FLUIDS | 98 |

Rewritten | 102 |

Additiontransient terrestrial nutation of 306 days new | 108 |

Some addition | 340 |

Physical problems relative to plane rectangular and circular | 344 |

Determinateness of potential through space from its value over | 358 |

Figure of the sea level determinable from measurements | 366 |

and 8 374 Same as old | 373 |

Hydrostatic examples resumedNo mutual force between por | 379 |

and 382 Same as old | 380 |

Equilibrium of rotating spheroid of heterogeneous liquid | 398 |

Small alteration | 130 |

Additionintegral curvature horograph new | 137 |

Spiral springsSpiral spring of infinitely small inclination | 144 |

Elastic curve transmitting force and coupleKirchhoffs | 151 |

Fundamental problems of mathematical theoryConditions | 161 |

Wire of any shape disturbed by forces and couples applied | 171 |

Some alteration | 184 |

Plate bent by any forces Conditions of equilibriumEqua | 188 |

190j Addition | 198 |

Symmetrical flexure of flat ringFlexure of flat ring | 200 |

Discrepant reckonings of shear and shearing stress from | 219 |

VOL II | 225 |

Part omitted | 245 |

Small addition | 267 |

by a single bending stress by simultaneous | 268 |

Case of g 647 independently investigated Rapid decrease | 274 |

Footnote new | 276 |

Reference added | 283 |

Problem of 8 696 solved for spherical shellDilatation proved | 286 |

Slight addition | 289 |

Plane strain definedProblem for cylinders under plane | 300 |

Resultant pressure on a plane area Kinetic measure | 317 |

Equilibrium ellipsoid of three unequal axesGeneral problem | 334 |

Addition on calculating machines new | 401 |

Laplaces hypothetical law of density within the earthAs | 406 |

Footnote quoted from old g 830 compare with new 830 | 408 |

Numerical estimates of the amount of tidal frictionSecular | 420 |

8 | 429 |

Extendedbifilar balance new | 435 |

Part rewritten | 443 |

Slightly altered and part omittel | 451 |

STATICS OF A PARTICLE ATTRACTION | 454 |

Equations of Equilibrium of an Elastic Solid deduced from | 461 |

cos | 465 |

On the Secular Cooling of the Earth | 468 |

and 8 479 Small addition | 478 |

494 a to g Theory of potentialattraction of ellipsoids new | 494 |

APPENDIX E On the Age of the Suns Heat | 495 |

Greens problem reduced to the proper general solution | 501 |

APPENDIX G On Tidal Friction by G H Darwin | 503 |

Slight alteration | 507 |

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to 8 569 Slight alterations | 8 |

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