| 1823 - 876 pages
...Horologtn Oscillatorio, published in '673, he has shown that the velocity of a hcavv body descending **along any curve, is the same at every instant in the direction of the tangent, as it would have** been if it had filien through a height equal to the corresponding vertical absciss; and from the application... | |
| James Mitchell - 1823 - 666 pages
...previously investigated. Huygens considered the motion of bodies along given curves, and demonstrated **that the velocity of a heavy body, which descends along any curve, is the same at** eveiy instant in the direction of the tangent, as it would ha ve acq ui red by fa 1 1 ing free I y... | |
| 1839
...Horologio Oscillatorio," published in 1673, he has shown, that the velocity of a heavy body descending **along any curve, is the same at every instant in the direction of the tangent, as it would have** been if it had fallen through a height equal to the corresponding vertical absciss ; and, from the... | |
| Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 902 pages
...subject of a much more difficult nature, viz. the motion of bodies in curves ; and first demonstrated **that the velocity of a heavy body, which descends...every instant in the direction of the tangent, as** would have been acquired had the body fallen freely from a height equal to the corresponding vertical... | |
| Robert Walsh - 1832 - 638 pages
...subject of the fall of heavy bodies, Huyghens demonstrated that the velocity of a body descending down **any curve, is the same at every instant, in the direction of the tangent, as it would have acquired by** freely falling from a height equal to the correspondent vertical abscissa; and by applying this principle... | |
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