# A Text-book of Physics

Macmillan, 1911 - Physics - 605 pages

### Contents

 CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER II 12 CHAPTER III 25 CHAPTER IV 36 CHAPTER V 47 CHAPTER VI 70 CHAPTER VII 85 CHAPTER VIII 95
 CHAPTER XXVIII 343 CHAPTER XXIX 353 CHAPTER XXX 361 CHAPTER XXXI 389 CHAPTER XXXII 399 CHAPTER XXXIII 406 CHAPTER XXXIV 415 WAVE MOTION 429438 429

 CHAPTER X 108 CHAPTER XII 149 CHAPTER XIII 159 CHAPTER XIV 178 CHAPTER XV 187 CHAPTER XVII 209 CHAPTER XVIII 216 CHAPTER XIX 230 CHAPTER XX 247 CHAPTER XXI 266 CHAPTER XXIV 302 CHAPTER XXV 319 CHAPTER XXVI 329 CHAPTER XXVII 336
 CHAPTER XXXVI 439 CHAPTER XXXVII 463 CHAPTER XXXVIII 471 LIGHT 480 CHAPTER XXXIX 491 CHAPTER XL 511 CHAPTER XLI 525 CHAPTER XLII 533 CHAPTER XLIII 540 CHAPTER XLIV 549 COLOR 567579 567 CHAPTER XLVII 580 INDEX 593 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 64 - The measure of the work done by a force is the product of the force and the distance through which it moves its point of application in the direction of the force.
Page 75 - These simple machines are the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw.
Page 37 - Newton's first law, which states that a body at rest tends to remain at rest, and a body in motion tends to remain in motion in a straight line at a constant speed, unless it is acted on by a force.
Page 477 - The admirable choice and distribution of experiments, the masterly character of the discussions, the ample scope of the work and its attractive typography and make-up, constitute it a welcome addition to the text-books of this division of physics.
Page 235 - The combined resistance of a number of lamps or other units connected in parallel is equal to the reciprocal of the sum of the reciprocals of the resistances of individual lamps.
Page 145 - The sum of the forces acting on a body is equal to the product of the mass of the body and the acceleration produced by the forces.
Page 72 - That is, the moment of inertia of a particle about a given axis is equal to the product of the mass of the particle and the square of its distance from the axis.
Page 178 - Thus, heat always flows spontaneously from a hotter to a colder body; gases always seep through an opening spontaneously from a region of high pressure to a region of low pressure; gases and liquids left by themselves always tend to mix, not to unmix.
Page 473 - ... sources have been made, so that every statement can be easily verified. It is thought that this will make this volume usful also as a reference book. An appendix has been added, containing the more important constants that are needed in electrochemical calculations. THE MACMILLAN COMPANY Publishers 64-66 Fifth Avenue New York Testing of Electro Magnetic Machinery and Other Apparatus BY BERNARD VICTOR SWENSON, EE, ME of the University of Wisconsin, and BUDD FRANKENFIELD, EE of the Nernst Lamp...
Page 75 - Hence, in the wheel, there is a mechanical advantage gained in overcoming the friction, in the ratio of the radius of the wheel to the radius of the axle.