## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Part 1 |

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If , as is always the case in nature , each body possesses some degree of

some artificial appliance , the mutual pressure between them will reach a

maximum , will ...

If , as is always the case in nature , each body possesses some degree of

**elasticity**, and if they are not kept together after the impact by cohesion , or bysome artificial appliance , the mutual pressure between them will reach a

maximum , will ...

Page 83

... 1 In most modern treatises this is called a co - efficient of

misnomer , suggested , it may be , by Newton's words , but utterly at variance with

modern language and modern knowledge regarding

U = ( V ...

... 1 In most modern treatises this is called a co - efficient of

**elasticity**; ' amisnomer , suggested , it may be , by Newton's words , but utterly at variance with

modern language and modern knowledge regarding

**elasticity**. and therefore v -U = ( V ...

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When two

some portion of their ... A portion of the loss of energy ( miscalled the effect of

imperfect

When two

**elastic**bodies , the two balls supposed above for instance , impinge ,some portion of their ... A portion of the loss of energy ( miscalled the effect of

imperfect

**elasticity**alone ) is necessarily due to this cause in every real case . Page 85

The result , as regards the motions of the two bodies after the collision , will be

sensibly the same if they are of any real ordinary

the greatest transverse diameter of each is very small in comparison of its length .

The result , as regards the motions of the two bodies after the collision , will be

sensibly the same if they are of any real ordinary

**elastic**solid material , providedthe greatest transverse diameter of each is very small in comparison of its length .

Page 86

... and generally , that the same will be the case when equal or unequal masses

of different substances come into collision ; although for one particular proportion

of their diameters , depending on their densities and

... and generally , that the same will be the case when equal or unequal masses

of different substances come into collision ; although for one particular proportion

of their diameters , depending on their densities and

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