| Edmund Burke - 1830 - 986 pages
...Ships;" in 1818, " An Appendix to Capt. Rater's Paper, entitled An Account of Experiments for determining **the length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the latitude of London;"** in 1819, two other papers on the same subject ; in 1826, " On a finite Expression for Refraction in... | |
| 1830 - 928 pages
...in 1818, '• An Appendix to Capt. Hater's Paper, entitled An Account of Experiments for determining **the length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the latitude of London;"** in 1819, two other papers on the same subject ; in 182fi, " On a finite Expression for Refraction in... | |
| Andrew Ure - 1831 - 980 pages
...APPENDIX, Talile ix. 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.** Insteadof39.13860inches, es given in the Phil. Trans, for 1818, he has made it 39.13929 inches of Sir... | |
| Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1833 - 502 pages
...interesting to the comparative anatomist and to the geologist. An Account of Experiments for determining **the Length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London.** By ('apt. Henry Kater, f'.RS Head January '29. ISIS. [Phil. Trims. 1818. p. 33.] It has long been a... | |
| Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1833 - 486 pages
...method of dividing astronomical circles and other instruments, i. 504 ; experiments for determining **the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London,** ii. 83; on the length of the French metre estimated in parts of the English standard, ii. 85 ; experiments... | |
| George Richardson Porter - 1838 - 396 pages
...establishing mutual relations between the three, thus : — The contents of the cube of the sixth part of **the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London,** at the level of the sea, and in a vacuum (which has been made the element for establishing linear measure)... | |
| 1838 - 1014 pages
...These corrections being applied, we have 39.13929 inches of Sir G. Shuckbargh's standard scale, for **the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London.** " Wishing to compare with this the result which would have been obtained by means of the weights and... | |
| John Hymers - 1840 - 386 pages
...measures for the ordinary purposes of life, as well as for the estimation of the distances and volumes **of the heavenly bodies. The length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London** in vacuo is 39,13734 inches; this is the standard of the British measure of extension. The French unit... | |
| Mary Somerville - 1840 - 852 pages
...and distances of the heavenly bodies. The length of the pendulum vibrating seconds of mean solar time **in the latitude of London, forms the standard of the British measure of extension. Its** approximate length oscillating in vacuo at the temperature of 62° of Fahrenheit, and reduced to the... | |
| William Benjamin Carpenter - 1843 - 336 pages
...would give a result almost exactly the same. 280. The English Government have taken as their standard **the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London,** at the level of the sea, and in a perfect vacuum ; and to ascertain this, a series of very ingenious... | |
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