## A Treatise on Attractions, Laplace's Functions, and the Figure of the Earth (Google eBook) |

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amplitude angle arrangement attracted particle attracted point attracting mass axes axis calculation Cape Comorin centre centrifugal force Clairaut's Theorem co-ordinates compartments const cos2 Crown 8vo crust Damargida deduced deflection differential distance dr d0 earth earth's mass Edition effect element elementary ellipsoid ellipticity entire functions equal equilibrium Examples find the attraction fluid theory formula frustum geodesy gravity height Hence homogeneous hypothesis integration Kaliana Laplace Laplace's Equation Laplace's Functions last Article last Proposition latitude law of attraction law of density length mean ellipse Mechanical Philosophy meniscus meridian miles nearly spherical obtained ocean parallel pendulum pendulum experiments plane plumb-line pole precession prism Prop quantities ratio rational function result sea-level series of Laplace's sin2 sphere spherical shell spheroid Spitzbergen station strata stratum substituted suppose term Theorem thickness tions Treatise vanishes whole mass

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