The Mathematical Principles of Mechanical Philosophy, and Their Application to the Theory of Universal Gravitation
J. & J.J. Deighton, 1836 - 616 pages
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Page i - ... Coll., Camb. Second Edition, considerably Altered, 7s. 6d., LECTURES upon TRIGONOMETRY, and the APPLICATION of ALGEBRA to GEOMETRY. Octavo, with Plates, 21s., THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF MECHANICAL PHILOSOPHY, And their Application to the THEORY of UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION. By JOHN HENRY PRATT, MA, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, and of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. With numerous Engravings, 6s. 6d., MECHANICS APPLIED TO THE ARTS. By the Rev. HENRY MOSELEY, MA, Prof, of Nat. Philos....