Introduction to the Study of Natural Philosophy: For the Use of Beginners

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J. Weale, 1853 - Physics - 162 pages
 

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Page 166 - DICTIONARIES has long been felt by the younger students in schools, and by the classical scholar who requires a book that may be carried in the pocket ; and it is believed that the present is the first attempt which has been made to offer a complete Lexicon of the Greek Language in so small a compass. In the volumes on ENGLAND, GREECE and ROME, it is intended to treat of History as a Science, and to present in a connected view an analysis of the large and expensive works of the most highly valued...
Page 181 - VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants, and copious Memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective Trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Painter and Glazier, Paperhanger, &c. With 43 Plates and Woodcuts.
Page 183 - WORKSHOP COMPANION. Comprising a great variety of the most useful Rules and Formulae in Mechanical Science, with numerous Tables of Practical Data and Calculated Results for Facilitating Mechanical Operations. By WILLIAM TEMPLETON, Author of " The Engineer's Practical Assistant, "&c., &c. Eighteenth Edition, Revised, Modernised, and considerably Enlarged by WALTER S. HUTTON, CE, Author of "The Works' Manager's Handbook," " The Practical Engineer's Handbook,
Page 164 - Woodward, and illustrations, 4 vols 4*. 76, 77. DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY, Treatise on, by JF Heather, MA, 2 vols 2s. 77*. ECONOMY OF FUEL, Treatise on, particularly with reference to Reverberatory Furnaces for the Manufacture of Iron and Steam Boilers, by TS Prideaux, Esq 1*.
Page 167 - Is. 12, 13. DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. A new Dictionary of the English Tongue, as spoken and written, above 100,000 words, or 50,000 more than in any existing work, by the same, 3 vols. in 1 3s.
Page 165 - EMBANKING LANDS FROM THE SEA, the Practice of. Treated as a Means of Profitable Employment for Capital.
Page 186 - XI. Table of Weight of Materials frequently employed in Construction. XII. Principles of Chronometers. XIII. Select Mechanical Expedients. XIV. Observations on the Effect of Old London Bridge on the Tides, &C.
Page 181 - THE STUDENT'S GUIDE TO THE PRACTICE OF DESIGNING, MEASURING, AND VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; Containing Directions for taking Dimensions, abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill ; with Tables of Constants, and copious memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Sawyer, Stonemason, Plasterer, Smith and Ironmonger, Plumber, Painter and Glazier, Paper-hanger.
Page 183 - Workshop Companion. THE OPERATIVE MECHANIC'S WORKSHOP COMPANION, and THE SCIENTIFIC GENTLEMAN'S PRACTICAL ASSISTANT ; comprising a great variety of the most useful Rules in Mechanical Science ; with numerous Tables of Practical Data and Calculated Results. By W. TEMPLETON, Author of "The Engineer's, Millwright's, and Machinist's Practical Assistant.
Page 186 - ... 3. Motions about a fixed centre, or axis ; centres of oscillation and percussion ; simple and compound pendulums ; centre of gyration, and the principles of rotation ; central forces ; inquiries connected with rotation and central forces — 4.

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