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" A body acted on by gravity descends in a straight line : find the space described in a given time, and prove that it is equal to half the space which would be described in the same time with the last acquired velocity continued uniform. "
New series of The mathematical repository - Page 27
by Thomas Leybourn - 1835
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1808
...by Galileo, that the space described is as the square of the time of descent, and .that it is also equal to half the space, which would be Described in the same time with the final velocity, is one of the niu^t useful and interesting propositions in the whole science of mechanics....
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The Principles of Mechanics: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

James Wood - Mechanics - 1818 - 151 pages
...seconds. (236.) COR. 1. The space described, reckoning from the beginning of the motion, is half that which would be described in the same time with the last acquired velocity continued uniform. uniform velocity BC :: the triangle ABC : BQ. Also, A & IB the space described in the time IB, with...
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Elementary Illustrations of the Celestial Mechanics of Laplace: Part the ...

Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace, Thomas Young - Celestial mechanics - 1821 - 344 pages
...discovered by Galileo, that the space described is as the square of the time of descent, and that it is also equal to half the space which would be described in the same time with the final velocity, is one of the most useful and interesting propositions in the whole science of mechanics....
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A Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...: With One Hundred ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Physics - 1826 - 214 pages
...half of the square HK, and AEF of EL ; the space is therefore always as the square of the time and is equal to half the space which would be described in the same time with the final velocity. Obs. All bodies descending in vacuo, are found to fall through 16.1 feet in one second,...
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Register

University of Cambridge, Sir Thomas Gery Cullum - 1830
...moving force, accelerating force. 5. A body acted on by gravity descends in a straight line : find the space described in a given time, and prove that...; and prove that at any point in the descent, the velocity is equal to that which would be acquired down the perpendicular height. 7. Rays fall upon...
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Mathematical problems and examples, arranged according to subjects, from the ...

Mathematics - 1836
...moving force, accelerating force. 1 99. A body acted on by gravity descends in a straight line ; find the space described in a given time, and prove that...with the last acquired velocity continued uniform. 200. A body descends on an inclined plane, find the accelerating force ; and prove that at any point...
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On the principles of English university education

William Whewell - 1837
...that when a body moves with an increasing velocity, the space described in any time is greater than the space which would be described in the same time with the initial, and less than that which would be described with the final velocity. Such an axiom would be...
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A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts: Plates

Thomas Young - Science - 1845
...half of the square HK, and AEF of EL : the space is therefore always as the square of the time, and is equal to half the space which would be described in the same time with the final velocity. P. 24. Fig. 13. The whirling table. The arms AB, CD, are made to revolve on the axes...
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A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts: Plates

Thomas Young, Philip Kelland - Science - 1845
...half of the square HK, and AEF of EL : the space is therefore always as the square of the time, and is equal to half the space which would be described in the same time ģith the final velocity. P. 24. Fig. 13. The whirling table. The arms AB, С D, are made to revolve...
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A course of lectures on natural philosophy and the mechanical arts, Volume 1

Thomas Young - 1845
...that the space described is as the square of the time of descent, and that it is also equal to hah' the space which would be described in the same time with the final velocity ,f is one of the most useful and interesting propositions in the whole science of mechanics....
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