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Mechanism of the Heavens - Page xlix
by Mary Somerville - 1831 - 621 pages
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Philosophical Transactions, Volumes 71-120

Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1775 - 348 pages
...dividing astronomical circles and other instruments. - - — 419 An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. - . CVIII. 33 On the length of the French metre estimated in parts of the English standard. - - 103...
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A Treatise on Algebra: In Practice and Theory, ... with Notes and ..., Volume 2

John Bonnycastle - 1813 - 444 pages
...and the length of the pendulum be required, we shall have f = -4= "8 .' =39.126 inches TT" «* for the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. appears, that the times of vibrations of pendulums, in cycloidal arcs, are as the square roots of their...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 82

1818 - 616 pages
...American Geology. V. Shipwrecks of the Alceste and Meduse. VI. An Account of Experiments for determining the Length of the Pendulum Vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London. I(y Captain Henry Kater, FHS VII. Mi-moires pour Servir à l'Histoire des Fvénrmens de la Fin du Dix-Huitième...
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Annals of Philosophy: Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volume 11

1818 - 514 pages
...of Philosophical Societies. ROYAL SOCIETY. Eeb. 5.— An abstract was read of Capt. Kater's paper on the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Those who have attempted the solution of this problem, with the exception of Whitehurst, hav« proceeded...
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The Quarterly Journal of Science and the Arts, Volume 5

1818 - 484 pages
...other combinations of plain mirrors, 326-336. Kater, (Capt.) notice ot his experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London, ids — on the length of the French metre, estimated in parts of the English standard, 169— directions...
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Journal of Science and the Arts, Volume 5

1818 - 458 pages
...paper was read to the Society by Captain Kater, giving an account of his experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. We have already hinted that the President and Council adjudged the Copley Medal to Captain Kater for...
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Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy ..., Volume 13

Thomas Thomson - 1819 - 690 pages
...paper in the Transactions of the Royal Society, containing " An Account of Experiments for determining the Length of the Pendulum, vibrating Seconds, in the Latitude of London ; " who derived considerable ad; vantage from it, in proving the stability of the support for his 6...
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Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture: Consisting of Original ...

1819 - 444 pages
...them when the vessel is laid up. In witness whereof, &c. An An Account of Experiments for determining the Length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London. By Cnpt. HENRY KATER, FRS With a Plate. From the PHILOSOPHICAL THANSACTIONS of the ROYAL SOCIETY of...
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Report Upon Weights and Measures, Issues 1-7

United States. Department of State, John Quincy Adams - 1821 - 276 pages
...warranted in taking 39.38 English as the length of the French platina standard metre, and 39.14 as the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. And if the attempt at a minuter decimal fraction than that of the 100th part of an inch in the making...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...

Andrew Ure - 1821 - 436 pages
...great convenience." Captain Kater has lately made a small correction on his first determination of the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Instead of 39.13860 inches, as given in the Ph. Trans, for 1818, he has made it 39.13929 inches of...
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