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Remarks on the Nature, Construction, and Simplification of Machinery,

on Friction, Rigidity of Cords, First Movers, fc.

AND

Descriptions of many curious and useful Machines.

Talem intelligo Philosophiam naturalem, quæ non abeat in fumos
speculationum subtilium, aut sublimium; sed que efficaciter operetut, ad suben
levandi vitæ humanæ incommoda. BACON. De Aug. Scia

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR GEORGE KEARSLEY, FLEET-STREET

Libra
at holi scéaud. Stala calitza.
3.7-1941

CONTENTS

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ON the Construction and Simplification of Machinery
On Rotatory; Rectilinear, and Reciprocating. Motions
On Bevel-Geer, and Proportioning the Number of Teeth
On Uniformity and Smoothness of Motion
On the Operution and Use of a Fly
On Friction and the Stiffness of Cords, with the Experiments

of Vince, Coulumb, &C.
An Example of the Power of the Capian, allowing for Fric-

tion and the Rigidity of Cords

On Water as a Mover of Machinery

On Wind as a Mover of Machinery, with Smeaton's Rules

relative to Wind-mills

On the Strength of fired Gunpowder

On Steam as a Mover of Machinery; with the Results of

Bettancourt and Dalton

On Animal Strength, Men

Herses

DESCRIPTIONS OF MACHINES.

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