A Collection of Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Theoretical Mechanics

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Deighton, Bell, 1876 - Fluid mechanics - 667 pages
 

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397ff has a discussion of how Hermann anticipated d'Alembert's Principle in his researches on the centre of oscillation in the Phoronomia.

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Page 203 - A centre of force attracting inversely as the square of the distance is at the centre of a spherical cavity within an infinite mass of liquid, the pressure on which at an infinite distance is...

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