## Elements of Natural Philosophy |

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The invention of this construction is due to Sir W. R. Hamilton ; and one of the

most beautiful of the many

Hodograph for the motion of a planet or comet is . always a circle , whatever be

the ...

The invention of this construction is due to Sir W. R. Hamilton ; and one of the

most beautiful of the many

**remarkable**theorems to which it leads is this : TheHodograph for the motion of a planet or comet is . always a circle , whatever be

the ...

Page 50

If a body experience a succession of strains , each unaccom . panied by rotation ,

its resulting condition will generally be producible by a strain and a rotation :

From this follows the

...

If a body experience a succession of strains , each unaccom . panied by rotation ,

its resulting condition will generally be producible by a strain and a rotation :

From this follows the

**remarkable**corol . lary that three pure strains produced one...

Page 54

... optical , geodetic , and astronomical instruments : which as made at present

are

slides , micrometer screws , and clamps . Good workmanship cannot compensate

for ...

... optical , geodetic , and astronomical instruments : which as made at present

are

**remarkable**for disregard of geome . trical and dynamical principles in theirslides , micrometer screws , and clamps . Good workmanship cannot compensate

for ...

Page 69

If the universe of matter were finite , its centre of inertia might fairly be considered

as absolutely at rest ; or it might be imagined to be moving with any uniform

velocity in any direction whatever through But it is

...

If the universe of matter were finite , its centre of inertia might fairly be considered

as absolutely at rest ; or it might be imagined to be moving with any uniform

velocity in any direction whatever through But it is

**remarkable**that the first law of...

Page 71

A

. Since forces are measured by the changes of motion they produce , and their

directions assigned by the DYNAMICAL LAWS AND PRINCIPLES . 71.

A

**remarkable**consequence follows immediately from this view of the second law. Since forces are measured by the changes of motion they produce , and their

directions assigned by the DYNAMICAL LAWS AND PRINCIPLES . 71.

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