| Sir Charles William Pasley - Weights and measures - 1834 - 176 pages
...Fourthly. It was declared that the imperial standard yard rod of lineal measure, when compared with **a pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London in a vacuum,** at the level of the sea, was in the proportion of 86 inches to 39 inches and 1393 ten-thousandth parts... | |
| Sydney Smith - History - 1843
...measures, that the said yard, hereby declar' ed to be the imperial standard yard, when compared with **a ' pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London, in a ' vacuum** at the level of the sea, is in the proportion of thirty' six inches to thirty-nine inches, and one... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1854
...the thirty-sixth part of this yard shall be an Inch. Now the length of a Pendulum vibrating seconde **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea,** is found to be 39-1393 such inches, ie 39 such inches and 1393 ten-thousandths of another such inch.... | |
| Barnard Smith - 1857
...computed, and ascertained ; and that the thirty-sixth part of this yard shall be an Inch. Now the length **of a Pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea,** is found to be 39'1 393 such inches, ie 39 such inches and 1393 ten-thousandths of another such inch.... | |
| Astronomy - 1859
...otherwise injured, its restoration should be effected by means of its known relation to the length **of a pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London in a vacuum** at the level of the sea. Section II. Comparisons of Standards between the passing of the Act of 1824... | |
| Benjamin Silliman - Science - 1861 - 710 pages
...making a new standard yard, bearing the same proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum and at the level of the sea,** as 36 inches bears to 39.1303 inches, the latter bcing the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds... | |
| William Harris Johnston - 1865
...Treasury, a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time, **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea,** of 36 inches to 39-1393 inches." It is here assumed that the laws of nature operate at all times with... | |
| Education - 1866
...making " a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time, **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea,** as 36 inches is to 39,1393 inches." In 1834, the brass rod spoken of was destroyed by the burning of... | |
| World - 1868
...Treasury, a new standard yard, bearing the proportion to a pendulum, vibrating seconds of mean time, **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum, and at the level of the sea,** as 36 inches 1039-1393 inches." The labour of reconstruction in accordance with this enactment was... | |
| John Groesbeck - Business mathematics - 1869 - 348 pages
...of length is the yard, and is determined as follows: — A pendulum vibrating seconds of mean time **in the latitude of London, in a vacuum and at the level of the sea,** is divided into 391 ,393 equal parts. 360,000 of these parts are equivalent to the length of the standard... | |
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