## The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the Propositions in Mechanics and Hydrostatics in which Those Persons who are Not Candidates for Honours are Examined for the Degree of B.A.Thomas Lund |

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

acting perpendicularly ALGEBRA arms balance Barrel base Cambridge Centigrade Centre of Gravity cloth Common Pump Crown 8vo cubic foot cubic inches cylinder Describe the construction distance Edition elastic force equal bulk equilibrium Fahrenheit Fcap feet find the weight forces act greater heavy body Hence horizontal plane Hydrometer Hydrostatic Hydrostatic Balance immersed inches of mercury Inclined Plane length lower block magnitude and direction mechanical advantage middle point motion moveable pulleys number of degrees ounces P's velocity parallel parallelogram Parallelogram of Forces particles piston placed position pounds Power pressure upwards prism produce Prop Proposition quantity of matter ratio represented in magnitude Resultant right angles shew shewn sides solid Specific Gravity square inch straight Lever straight line substance weighs supposed surface Thermometer three forces TREATISE triangle tube uniform density valve vertical line vessel Weight act Wheel and Axle

### Popular passages

Page 27 - These simple machines are the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw.

Page 10 - MORGAN — A COLLECTION OF PROBLEMS AND EXAMPLES IN MATHEMATICS. With Answers. By HA Morgan, MA, Sadlerian and Mathematical Lecturer of Jesus College, Cambridge.

Page 6 - ON SOUND AND ATMOSPHERIC VIBRATIONS. With the Mathematical Elements of Music. Designed for the Use of Students in the University. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Crown 8vo.

Page 5 - THE SEVEN KINGS OF ROME. An Easy Narrative, abridged from the First Book of Livy by the omission of Difficult Passages; being a First Latin Reading Book, with Grammatical Notes and Vocabulary.

Page 9 - THE FIRST THREE SECTIONS of NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA. With Notes and Illustrations. Also a Collection of Problems, principally intended as Examples of Newton's Methods. By PERCIVAL FROST, MA, late Fellow of St. John's College, Mathematical Lecturer of King's College, Cambridge.

Page 5 - HELLENICA; OR, A HISTORY OF GREECE IN GREEK, as related by Diodorus and Thucydides ; being a First Greek Reading Book, with explanatory Notes, Critical and Historical.

Page 10 - Prelector of St. John's College, Cambridge. AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON MECHANICS. For the Use of the Junior Classes at the University and the Higher Classes in Schools.

Page 9 - HEMMING— AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS, for the Use of Colleges and Schools. By GW HEMMING, MA, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. Second Edition, with Corrections and Additions. 8vo.

Page 9 - AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE LUNAR THEORY, with a Brief Sketch of the Problem up to the time of Newton. Second Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. cloth. 5*. 6d. Hemming. — AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS, for the Use; of Colleges and Schools.

Page 11 - FRS, late Fellow and Assistant Tutor of St. Peter's College, Cambridge ; Examiner in the University of London.