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

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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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acted action angular velocity attached attraction axes axis ball beam becomes body centre of force centre of gravity circle circular co-ordinates collision constant curve cylinder denote density described determine diameter direction distance draw dt dt elastic equal equation Euler evident extremity fixed point force friction given hence horizontal plane impact inclination inclined plane initial integrating inversely lamina length mass moments motion moving nature obtain origin oscillation parallel particle passing perfectly placed portion position pressure Principle problem projected quantity radius resolved respectively rest resultant right angles ring rotation rough sides sliding smooth solution sphere square straight line string supposing surface taking tension tube uniform varies vertical vertical plane weight whole zero

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