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" An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. "
The Works of John Playfair ...: With a Memoir of the Author ... - Page 522
by John Playfair - 1822
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

1820 - 486 pages
...These corrections being applied, we have 39,13929 inches of Sir G. Shuckburgh'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...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volumes 1-20

1826 - 266 pages
...solution of steel and iron in acids, &c., xx. 395 KATEK (Capt.), notice of his experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds, in the latitude of London, v. 168. On the length of the French metre estimated in parts of the English standard, 169. Directions...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 146

1829 - 720 pages
...in 1818, "An Apjiendix to Capt. Kilter'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 tame subject ; in 1826, " On a finite Exprestion for Refraction...
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Annual Register, Volume 71

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...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History ..., Volume 3; Volume 71

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...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1830 - 852 pages
...Ships;1' 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 181Й, two otlier papers on the same subject ; in 1Й2С, " On a finite Expression for Refraction...
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Mechanism of the Heavens

Mary Somerville - 1831 - 720 pages
...purposes of life, as well as for the determination of the masses and distances of the heavenly bodies. The length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London forms the standard of the British measure of extension. Its length oscillating in vacuo at the temperature...
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A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications

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...
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The Monthly Review

1832 - 650 pages
...purposes of life, as well as for the determination of the masses and distances of the heavenly bodies. The length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London forms the standard of the British measure of extension. Its length oscillating in vacuo at the temperature...
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Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions ..., Volume 2

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...
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