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The power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the circumference of the axle.
A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ... - Page 356
by Ira Wanzer - 1831 - 396 pages

## Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and ...

James Ferguson - 1764 - 322 pages
...motion C, and P to be i pound acting 2. The fecond mechanical power is the wheel and <w/<?, in which The the power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight andaxlt ' is raifed by a rope which coils about the axle as the wheel is turned round. Here it is plain...

## Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 3

George Adams - Science - 1794 - 540 pages
...variety of forms, you will always find the above-mentioned proportion between the power and weight, when the power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the axis. Hence on the wheel and axis the weight and power will be in equilibrio, when the power...

## The Arithmetical Magazine, Or, Mercantile Accountant: Adapted to the ...

William M. Finlay - Accounting - 1803 - 272 pages
...elooie, 42 Ib.'at the palm, dtf. 24. The second mechanical fiower is the wheel and axis. In this machine, the power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the axis, by means of a cord winding round it. PROPOSITION. An equilibrium is produced in this machine...

## A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge, Volumes 1-4

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 462 pages
...of a peritrochiura or wheel, and moveable together with it about its axis. Th« power is applied at the circumference of the wheel, and the weight is raised by a rope that is gathered up on the axis while the machine turns round. §ea MECHANICS. AZIMUTH, in astronomy,...

## Institutes of Natural Philosophy: Theoretical and Practical

William Enfield - Astronomy - 1811 - 476 pages
...r. . 1-4 f . it-' DEP. DBF. XI. The Wheel and Axis is a wheel turning round together with its axis ; the power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to that of the axis, by means of cords. PROP. LIII. An equilibrium is produced in the wheel and axis,...

## Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811 - 962 pages
...of a peritrochiuna or wheel, and moveable together with it about its axis. The power is applied at the circumference of the wheel, and the weight is raised by a rope that is gathered up on the axis while the machine turns round. Se« MECHANICS. AZIMUTH, in astronomy,...

## Outlines of Natural Philosophy: Being Heads of Lectures Delivered ..., Volume 1

John Playfair - Astronomy - 1812 - 344 pages
...consists of a wheel having a cylindric axis passing through its centre, and moveable in two grooves. The power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the circumference of the axle. An equilibrium in this instrument takes place, when the radius of...

## Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ...

James Ferguson - Astronomy - 1814 - 420 pages
...in drawing a nail, is a lever of this sort. 2. Of the Wheel and Axle. The second mechanical power is the wheel and axle,* in which the power is applied...by a rope which coils about the axle as the wheel is turned round. Here 'i< is plain that the velocity of the power must be' to the velocity of the weight,...