# The Technical Student's Introduction to Mechanics: Being a Series of Practical Papers Showing the Leading Principles of Physical Science ...

Robert Scott Burn
Ward, Lock, Bowden, and Company, 1892 - 544 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 24 - Force is an action between two bodies, either causing or tending to cause change in their relative rest or motion.
الصفحة 453 - ... equal to the weight of the volume of water displaced by the...
الصفحة 307 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
الصفحة 24 - DEFINITION IV An impressed force is an action exerted upon a body, in order to change its state, either of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line.
الصفحة 397 - The quantity of heat that will raise the temperature of one pound of water one Fahrenheit degree is equivalent to about 778 footpounds.
الصفحة 498 - ... the pressure of the air on the surface of the water in the basin will force it up into the tumbler and nearly fill it (tig.
الصفحة 355 - The oil-bath probably represents the most perfect lubrication possible, and the limit beyond which friction cannot be reduced by lubrication; and the experiments show that with speeds of from 100 to 200...
الصفحة 69 - ... inches long. The velocity increases simply as the time, that is, the speed in falling is twice as great in two seconds as in one ; three times as great in three seconds ; four -times as great in four seconds, and so forth. A stone will fall four times as far in two as in one second, while its velocity will be doubled ; nine times as far in three seconds, while its velocity will be tripled, etc.
الصفحة 349 - Nov., 1883) show that the absolute friction, that is, the absolute tangential force per square inch of bearing, required to resist the tendency of the brass to go round with the journal, is nearly a constant under all loads, within ordinary working limits. Most certainly it does not increase in direct proportion to the load, as it should do according to the ordinary theory of solid friction. The...
الصفحة 431 - They that go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business in the great waters, these men see the works of the Lord and his wonders in the deep !'* * Psalm cvii.