## A Treatise on Dynamics of a Particle: With Numerous ExamplesMacmillan, 1882 - 411 pages |

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acceleration apse apse line attraction varying axis brachistochrone central attraction central orbit centre of attraction circle circular co-ordinates constant angular velocity cos² Crown 8vo curvature curve cycloid d²x described determine the motion differential equation direction of motion direction of projection dt dt dt² dx dy dy dt Edition elastic ellipse equal equations of motion excentricity Fcap fixed point focus given point gravity Hence hodograph horizontal plane hyperbola inclined initial integral latus rectum law of attraction length logarithmic spiral mass medium oscillation osculating plane parabola parallel particle is projected particle moves pendulum perpendicular point of projection position Professor proportional prove radius vector resistance resolved result shew sin² smooth straight line string suppose surface tangent tion tube V₁ vertex vertical

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