## Elements of Natural Philosophy |

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Page 4

The use of a cord in mechanism presents us with many practical applications of

this

always very easy , geometrical problems occur in connexion with it . We shall say

...

The use of a cord in mechanism presents us with many practical applications of

this

**theory**, which are in general extremely simple ; although curious , and notalways very easy , geometrical problems occur in connexion with it . We shall say

...

Page 20

... Philosophy , there is one , namely , Har monic Motion , which is of such

immense use , not only in ordinary kinetics , but in the

heat , etc . , that we make no apology for entering here into some little detail

regarding it .

... Philosophy , there is one , namely , Har monic Motion , which is of such

immense use , not only in ordinary kinetics , but in the

**theories**of sound , light ,heat , etc . , that we make no apology for entering here into some little detail

regarding it .

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The amount of the lunar tide in the equilibrium

the solar . Hence the spring tides of this

' 1 , each reckoned in terms of the solar tide ; and at spring and neap tides the ...

The amount of the lunar tide in the equilibrium

**theory**is about g ' I times that ofthe solar . Hence the spring tides of this

**theory**are 3 : 1 , and the neap tides only l' 1 , each reckoned in terms of the solar tide ; and at spring and neap tides the ...

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... measurement of forces . 187 . The formula , deduced by Clairauit from

observation , and a certain

may be employed to calculate the most probable value of the apparent 60

PRELIMINARY .

... measurement of forces . 187 . The formula , deduced by Clairauit from

observation , and a certain

**theory**regarding the figure and density of the earth ,may be employed to calculate the most probable value of the apparent 60

PRELIMINARY .

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... practical difficulties which are experienced when we attempt to make exact

copies of them . Still , in the present state of science , we are really confined to

such approximations . The recent discoveries due to the Kinetic

and to ...

... practical difficulties which are experienced when we attempt to make exact

copies of them . Still , in the present state of science , we are really confined to

such approximations . The recent discoveries due to the Kinetic

**theory**of gasesand to ...

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