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12 feet Acres applied Avoirdupois base beam body breadth cast iron centre centre of gravity circle circumference contains Cube Root cubic Cubic Inches cylinder depth diameter distance divide double effect Engine equal EXAMPLE experiments fall feet feet long find the area fixed foot force French gallons given gives grains greater gyration half horse power inches inches diameter length less lever libs loaded machine Mark mean MEASURE Mechanics Mile minute motion move Multiply nearly Note Numb ounces parallel Paris pendulum percussion perpendicular pint pipe pitch plane Pound practical pressure PROBLEM proportion pump quotient radius raise resistance revolving Rule segment Shafts side solid space specific gravity square inch Square Root STANDARD steam strength stroke suppose surface taken teeth thickness tons velocity vibrations weight wheel whole Yard
56 ページ - ... the length of the plane is to the weight, as the height of the plane is to the power; for the greater the angle, the greater the height.
17 ページ - PROBLEM I. To find the Area of any Parallelogram ,- "whether it be a Square, a Rectangle, a Rhombus, or a Rhomboid. MULTIPLY the length by the perpendicular breadth, or height, and the product will be the area*.
36 ページ - ... so that the mass compounded of the two may sink together. Weigh the denser body and the compound mass, separately, both in water, and out of it ; then find how much each loses in water, by subtracting its weight in water from its weight in air ; and subtract the less of these remainders from the greater. Then...
22 ページ - Compute the area of the whole circle : then say, as 360 is to the degrees in the arc of the sector, so is the area of the whole circle, to the area of the sector.
42 ページ - ... &c, namely, as the series of the odd numbers, which are the differences of the squares denoting the whole spaces. So that if the first series of natural numbers be seconds of time...
48 ページ - Mechanical Powers, are certain simple instruments, commonly employed for raising greater weights, or overcoming greater resistances, than could be effected by the natural strength without them. These are usually accounted six in number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw.
20 ページ - To Find the Area of a Circle. RULE 1. — Multiply half the circumference by half the diameter, and the product will be the area.
13 ページ - Paris pound, fioids de marc of Charlemagne, contains 9216 Paris grains; it is divided into 16 ounces, each ounce into 8 gros, and each gros into 72 grains. It is equal to 7561 English troy grains. The English troy pound of 12 ounces contains 5760 English troy grains, and is equal to 7021 Paris grains.
75 ページ - It is obvious that the strength of revolving shafts* are directly as the cubes of their diameters and revolutions; and inversely, as the resistance they have to overcome. Mr. Robertson Buchanan, in his essay on the Strength of Shafts, gives the following data, deduced from several experiments, viz. : That the fly-wheel shaft of a...