Henley's Encyclopędia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades: A Practical and Indispensable Work of Reference for the Mechanical Engineer, Designer, Draftsman, Shop Superintendent, Foreman and Machinist ...

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Joseph Gregory Horner
N.W. Henley Publishing Company, 1907 - Engineering
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Page 7 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it is compelled by forces to change that state.
Page 116 - ... directly proportional to the product of the masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.
Page 199 - Kelvin has shown that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth the molecules of water would be of a size intermediate between that of a cricket ball and of a marble.
Page 200 - The moment of a force about any point is the product of the magnitude of the force and the perpendicular distance from the point to the line of action of the force.
Page 34 - If three forces acting at a point are in equilibrium they can be represented in magnitude and direction by the three sides of a triangle taken in order.
Page 34 - If any number of forces acting at a point can be represented in magnitude and direction by the sides of a POLYGON taken in order, they are in equilibrium.
Page 116 - that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force whose direction is that of the line joining the two, and whose magnitude is directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distances from each other.
Page 228 - Troy of wheat, taken from the middle of the ear, and well dried, should make one gallon of Wine measure, and 8 such gallons make a bushel.
Page 199 - Inertia of a surface about an axis through its center of gravity und perpendicular to the surface is the sum of the products obtained by multiplying each elementary area by the square of its distance from the center of gravity of...
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