| 1812
...cylinder is in the middle ol the axis that passes through the centre of gravity of their opposite bases. **If a line be drawn from the centre of gravity of a body perpendicular to the horizon,** and this perpendicular falls within the base upon which the body rests, the body will stand; but if... | |
| John Millard - 1813 - 671 ページ
...cannot fall. We may therefore consider the whole weight of a body as centred in this poiut. If a line is **drawn from the centre of gravity of a body, perpendicular...because it is the line that the centre of gravity would** desciibe, if the body fell freely. The broader the base, and the nearer the line of direction is io... | |
| John Millard - 1813 - 645 ページ
...whole weight of a body as centred in this point. If a line is drawn from the centre of gravity of » **body, perpendicular to the horizon, it is called the...the centre of gravity would describe, if the body** fell freely. The broader tlie base, and the nearer the line of direction is to the middle or centre,... | |
| William Emerson - 1825 - 318 ページ
...-iSECTION FIFTH. OF THE CENTRE OF GRAVITY AND ITS PROPERTIES. PROP. XLII. (Fig.3. Pl.Vl.) IF ALINE **BE DRAWN FROM THE CENTRE OF GRAVITY OF A BODY PERPENDICULAR TO THE HORIZON;** AND THIS PERPENDICULAR FALLS WITHIN THE BASE UPON WHICH THE BODY RESTS, THE BODY WILL STAND; BUT IF... | |
| Levi Washburn Leonard - 1827 - 318 ページ
...as centered in this point. If a line is drawn from the centre of gravity of a' body, perpendicularly **to the horizon, it is called the line of direction ; because it is the line** which the centre of gravity would describe, if the body fell freely. The broader the base is upon which... | |
| Charles Frederick Partington - 1828
...it may be put, and whatever supports the weight at that point, bears the weight of the whole body. **If a line be drawn from the centre of gravity of a...to the horizon, it is called the line of direction,** and if this fall within the base, the body will remain stable; when, however, it falls without the... | |
| Levi Washburn Leonard - 1830 - 320 ページ
...as centered in this point. If a line is drawn from the centre of gravity of a body, perpendicularly **to the horizon, it is called the line of direction ; because it is the line** which the centre of gravity would describe, if the body fell freely. The broader the base is upon which... | |
| 1838
...motion. LIV. If a line be drawn perpendicular to the horizon, from the centre of gravity of a body, **it is called the line of direction, because it is...would describe if the body were suffered to fall.** LV. While the line of direction falls within the base upon which the body stands, the body cannot fall... | |
| Leonard Dunnell Gale - 1838 - 276 ページ
...motion. LVII. If a line be drawn perpendicular to the horizon, from the centre of gravity of a body, **it is called the Line of Direction, because it is the line** which the centre of gravity would describe if the body were suffered to fall. LVIII. While the line... | |
| J. M. Scribner - 1849 - 264 ページ
...as the weights or bodies A and B ; that is, as AC : BC : : B : A. If a line be drawn from the center **of gravity of a body, perpendicular to the horizon,...called the line of direction, because it is the line** the center of gravity would describe if the body fell freely. Thus, the adjoining figure represents... | |
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