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" These are usually accounted six in number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw. "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 301
1842
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A Plain and Familiar Introduction to the Newtonian Philosophy

Benjamin Martin - 1754 - 200 pages
...of the Heavenly Bodies, the .Principles of Mechanics explained i of the Several Mechanical Powers ; -the Lever, the Wheel, and Axle, the Pulley, the inclined "Plane, 'the Wedge, and the Screw ; the ftrongeft Arch to build upont the D.oBrine of Wheel Carriages, £?V. 137...
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A Plain and Easy Introduction to the Newtonian Experimental Philosophy ...

Benjamin Martin - 1765 - 202 pages
...of the Heavenly Bodies ; the Principles of Mechanics explained ; of the federal Mechanical Powers* the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw ; the ftrongeft Arch to build upon -, ibe Doftrine of Wheel Carriages, &V, 137...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - 1805 - 340 pages
...; and by their combination, all machines, however complicated, are constructed. Their names are—. the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. However small the strength of man, considered in itself, may appear, his ingenuity...
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A Course of Mathematics in Two Volumes for the Use of Academies as Well as ...

Charles Hutton - 1807
...eifected by the natural strength without them. These are usually accounted counted six in number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw, 158. Mechanics, is the science of forces, and the effects they produce, when...
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Mechanics: In Five Books ...

William Marrat - 1810 - 512 pages
...because, of these six, all the more compounded machines arc composed : — the mechanic powers are the LEVER, the WHEEL AND AXLE, the PULLEY, the INCLINED PLANE, the WEDGE, and the SGEEW. 125. WEIGHT and POWER, when opposed to each other, signify the body to be moved,...
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A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - 1811
...effected by the natural strength without them. These are usually accounted six in number, number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw. 158. Mechanics, is the science of forces, and the effects they produce, when...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

1812 - 356 pages
...velocity is greater. The mechanical powers which are used in aid of the wants and weakness of man, are, the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. THE LEVER Is the first and simplest of the mechanical powers. It is a straight...
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A Short System of Polite Learning: Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - 1814 - 214 pages
...part of the machine applied to the weight or resistance. Q. How many mechanic powers are there ? A. Six? the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. Q. Please to describe each of them î A. The lerer is an inflexible bar, turning...
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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volume 2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - 1815 - 598 pages
...different elementary works, the student goes on to the consideration of the mechanical powers, viz. the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw; since to these simple machines, all others, however complicated, may be reduced...
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The Principles of Mechanics: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

James Wood - 1818 - 211 pages
...of which, all machines, however complicated, are constructed. These powers are six in number, viz. the lever ; the wheel and axle ; the pulley ; the inclined plane ; the wedge ; and the screw. Before we enter upon a particular description of these instruments, and the...
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