## A Treatise on Attractions, Laplace's Functions, and the Figure of the EarthMacmillan and Company, 1861 - 122 pages |

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amplitudes angle attracted particle attracted point attracting mass axes calculation Cambridge Cape Comorin centre centrifugal force Clairaut's Theorem cloth co-ordinates coefficient compartment const cos² Crown 8vo crust da² deflection depth df² dg² differential distance dr² Earth ellipticity equation equilibrium Fcap find the attraction formula frustum gravity Hence homogeneous integration Kaliana Kalianpur Laplace's Equation Laplace's Functions last Article last Proposition latitudes law of attraction law of density lune mean density mean ellipse Mechanical Philosophy meridian miles nearly spherical ocean plane plumb-line Precession prism PROP quantities radius ratio result Second Edition shell sin² sin³ sphere spheroid square station strata stratum Substituting Suppose thickness Trinity College University of Cambridge Y₁ αμ µ² µ³

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