The circle of the sciences: a series of treatises on the principles of science : with their application to practical pursuits, المجلد 9

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R. Griffin and Company, 1860

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الصفحة 486 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.
الصفحة 217 - We know now that the underlying principle is the same as in a mercurial barometer : it is the pressure of the atmosphere on the surface of the water in the well that pushes the water up into the pump.
الصفحة 416 - Multiply the square of the length of the crank in inches by 1-661, and then multiply the square of the diameter of the cylinder in inches by...
الصفحة 16 - Impenetrability is that property of matter which prevents two bodies from occupying the same space at the same time.
الصفحة 13 - Is not this Medium much rarer within the dense Bodies of the Sun, Stars, Planets and Comets, than in the empty celestial Spaces between them? And in passing from them to great distances, doth it not grow denser and denser perpetually, and thereby cause the gravity of those great Bodies towards one another, and of their parts towards the Bodies; every Body endeavouring to go from the denser parts of the Medium towards the rarer?
الصفحة 487 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
الصفحة 16 - nay all the known bodies in the universe together, as " far as we know, may be compounded of no greater a " portion of solid matter than might be reduced into a <' Globe of one inch only in diameter, or even less.
الصفحة 412 - To find the piston speed of an engine, multiply the stroke in inches by the number of revolutions per minute and divide the product by 6. EXAMPLE. — An engine with a 52-inch stroke runs at a speed of 66 revolutions per minute.
الصفحة 174 - ... which is equal to the area of the surface, and altitude equal to the depth of the centre of gravity of the surface below the surface of the fluid.
الصفحة 39 - Majesty to inquire into the subject of weights and measures, that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains, and 456 thousandth parts of a grain...

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