# Elements of Mechanics: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and High Schools

A.S. Barnes & Burr, 1859 - 338 Seiten

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 Centre of Gravity Experimentally 68 Pressure and Stability 85 CHAPTER IV 94 The Compound Lever 101 The Steelyard 105 The Pulley 112 Combinations of Wheels and Axles 118
 CHAPTER VI 188 Measure of Centrifugal Force 203 Elevation of the outer rail of a Curved track 209 Work 215 CHAPTER VII 236 Atmospheric Pressure 286 Eflux of a Gas or Vapor 299

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Seite 182 - ... plus the product of the area and the square of the distance between the axes.
Seite 223 - This electromotive force may be resolved into two components, one parallel and the other perpendicular to I, as shown, for example, in Fig.
Seite 114 - The power is to the weight, as the radius of the pulley is to the chord of the arc enveloped by the rope.
Seite 39 - Lami's Theorem. If three forces acting on a particle keep it in equilibrium, each is proportional to the sine of the angle between the other two.
Seite 339 - BOURDON'S ALGEBRA 1 50 KEY TO DAVIES' BOURDON'S ALGEBRA 1 50 DAVIES' LEGENDRE'S GKOMETRY 1 50 DAVIES' ELEMENTS OF SURVEYING 1 50 DAVIES' ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY 1 25 DAVIES' DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS 1 25 DAVIES' DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY 2 00 DAVIES...
Seite 42 - Hence, the moment of the resultant of two forces is equal to the algebraic sum of the moments of the forces taken separately. 53. Forces Acting at Different Points. Parallel Forces.— We have thus far considered forces acting upon a single particle, or upon one point of a body. If, how- Fia 33...
Seite 9 - This is adapted to any Grammar of the language. It consists of a Grammar, Reader, and Dictionary combined, and will enable any one to acquire a knowledge of the Elements of the Latin language without an instructor. BROOKS
Seite 180 - ... must be measured on a line at right angles to the direction of the force. Moment of Inertia. The moment of inertia of a body, with respect to an axis, is the sum of the products obtained by multiplying the mass of each elementary particle by the square of its distance from the axis; hence, the moment of inertia of the same body varies according to the position of the axis.
Seite 337 - ... feet. Thus it appears, that it requires a force to lift the piston exactly equal to the weight of a column of water, whose base is equal to the section of the piston, and whose height...
Seite 340 - JOHN A.* PORTER, AM. MD, Professor of Agricultural and Organic Chemistry in Yale College. Price \$1.00. These works have been prepared expressly for Public and Union Schools, Academies, and Seminaries, where an extensive course of study on this subject and expensive apparatus was not desired, or could not be afforded. A fair, practical knowledge of Chemistry is exceedingly desirable, and almost a necessity, at tho present day, but it has been...