## Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy and His System of the WorldThis is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Volume: 2; Original Published by: printed for Benjamin Motte in 1729 in 546 pages; Subjects: Mathematics / General; Science / Astronomy; Science / Mechanics / General; Science / Optics; Science / Physics; |

### Contents

THE MOTION OF BODIES | 43 |

Motion of bodies in given surfaces and the oscillating pendu | 148 |

Motion of bodies tending to each other with centripetal forces | 164 |

Attractive forces of spherical bodies | 193 |

Attractive forces of bodies which are not spherical | 214 |

Motion of very small bodies when agitated by centripetal forces | 226 |

Motion of bodies that are resisted in the ratio of the velocity | 235 |

Motion of fluids and the resistance made to projected bodies | 327 |

Motion propagated through fluids | 363 |

THE SYSTEM OF THE WORLD | 397 |

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