... a weight a is a problem which had been proposed by Galileo, and was fully solved, as a mathematical problem, by Euler and others. ... 100 inches long, were compressed 1 inch by a weight 1000 pounds, the weight of its modulus of elasticity would be 100, 000 pounds. ... Several persons PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICS.

Title | : | I. The Greek school philosophy, with reference to physical science. II. The physical sciences in ancient Greece. III. Greek astronomy. IV. Physical science in the middle ages. V. Formal astronomy after the stationary period. VI. Mechanics, including fluid mechanics. VII. Physical astronomy. Additions to the 3d ed |

Author | : | William Whewell |

Publisher | : | - 1858 |

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