Preparatory Physics: A Short Course in the Laboratory

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1894 - Physics - 147 pages
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Page 74 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled by impressed forces to change that state.
Page 74 - Every particle continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by a force impressed upon it.
Page 31 - ... forces about any point is equal to the moment of their resultant about the same point.
Page 93 - ... the ratio of the ovendry weight of a sample to the weight of a volume of water equal to the volume of the sample at some specific moisture content, as green, air-dry, or ovendry.
Page 31 - The moment of a force about a given point is the product of the force and the perpendicular drawn from the given point upon the line of action of the force. Thus the moment of a force...

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