## A Catalogue of the Portsmouth Collection of Books and Papers Written by Or Belonging to Sir Isaac Newton: The Scientific Portion of which Has Been Presented by the Earl of Portsmouth to the University of Cambridge |

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1st , the Lunar Theory , 2nd , the Theory of Atmospheric Refraction , and 3rd , the Determination of the Form of the

1st , the Lunar Theory , 2nd , the Theory of Atmospheric Refraction , and 3rd , the Determination of the Form of the

**Solid**of Least Resistance , It is expressly stated by Newton himself that the Lunar Theory as given in his Principia is ... Page xv

It is well known that in the Principia Newton determines the form of the

It is well known that in the Principia Newton determines the form of the

**solid**of least resistance , thus affording the first example of a class of problems which we now solve by means of the Calculus of Variations . Page xxi

These relate to I. The form of the

These relate to I. The form of the

**Solid**of Least Resistance . Principia , Lib . II . Prop . 35 , Schol . II . A List of Propositions in the Lunar Theory intended to be inserted in a second edition of the Principia . III . Page xxii

... and the infinitely little lines on and hg be equal to one another and called c , and the figure mnNgGB be turned about its axis BM to generate a

... and the infinitely little lines on and hg be equal to one another and called c , and the figure mnNgGB be turned about its axis BM to generate a

**solid**, and this**solid**move uniformly in water from M to B according to the direction ... Page xxiii

If the curve line DnNgG be such that the surface of the

If the curve line DnNgG be such that the surface of the

**solid**generated by its revolution feels the least resistance of any**solid**with the same top and bottom BG and CD , then the resistance of the two narrow annular surfaces generated ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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