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" Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by force to change that state. "
Elements of Natural Philosophy - Page 65
by William Thomson Baron Kelvin, Peter Guthrie Tait - 1873 - 279 pages
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A Treatise on Dynamics

William Henry Besant - Dynamics - 1893 - 448 pages
...students of mechanical science, of the truth of these laws. THE LAWS OF MOTION. 37. First Law of Motion. Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by forces acting on it to change its state. Second Law of Motion. Change of motion is...
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Mining: A Journal Devoted to the Interests of Mines and Mining ..., Volume 1

Mines and mineral resources - 1893
...enunciated by J. Todhunter, MA First law of motion : — Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled to change that state by force acting on it. This law simply declares the inertia of matter, or after...
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Alternating Currents: An Analytical and Graphical Treatment for Students and ...

Frederick Bedell, Albert Cushing Crehore - Electric currents, Alternating - 1893 - 325 pages
...measured in centimetres per second. By Xewton's first law, every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may he compelled by impressed forces to change that state. Force may he defined as that which causes or...
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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Account of Its Development

Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1893 - 605 pages
...\ewton-s which Newton enunciates three : Motion. " Law I. Every body perseveres in its state of rest "or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so "far as it is compelled to change that state by impressed forces." " Law //. Change of motion [ie of momentum]...
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Elementary Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

A. L. Selby - Mechanics - 1893 - 299 pages
...bodies which can be regarded as particles. 1. Law I. Every body continues in a state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled to change that state by external force acting upon it. The following assertions are implied...
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The Science of Mechanics: A Critical and Historical Exposition of Its Principles

Ernst Mach - Mechanics - 1893 - 534 pages
...Ncwton-s which Newton enunciates three : Motion. " Law I. Every body perseveres in its state of rest "or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so "far as it is compelled to change that state by im' ' pressed forces. " "Law II. Change of motion [ie of momentum]...
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Preparatory Physics: A Short Course in the Laboratory

William John Hopkins - Physics - 1894 - 147 pages
...to moving bodies are stated in a very concise form in what are known as Nnvton's Laws of Motion : 1. Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by external force to change that state. 2. The rate of change of momentum is proportional...
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Physics for University Students: Mechanics, sound and light

Henry Smith Carhart - Physics - 1894
...motion must be considered as resting <m convictions drawn from observation and experiment. Law I. — Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform...motion in a straight line, except in so far as it inay be compelled by impressed force to change that state. I I 46 MECHANICS. pressed force, and takes...
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The Earth: An Introduction to the Study of Inorganic Nature

Evan William Small - Earth - 1894 - 220 pages
...if projected along a rough road. Newton afterwards stated his first law of motion as follows : — Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as if may be compelled by force to change that state. It will be seen that the law as thus stated gives...
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Properties of Matter

Peter Guthrie Tait - Matter - 1894 - 340 pages
...108. We commence with Newton's FIRST LAW OF MOTION. Every body perseveres in its state, of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by forces to change that state. The property, thus enunciated as belonging to all bodies,...
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