| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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)... | |
| John Hymers - 1840 - 386 pages
...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... | |
| 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... | |
| William Benjamin Carpenter - 1843 - 604 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... | |
| Thomas Young - 1855 - 804 pages
...— ; read — rzz z No. XXVII. APPENDIX TO CAPTAIN RATER'S ACCOUNT OF EXPERIMENTS FOR DETERMINING **THE LENGTH OF THE PENDULUM VIBRATING SECONDS IN THE LATITUDE OF LONDON.*** From the Philosophical Transactions for 1818, p. 95. MY DEAR SIR, I CANNOT forbear to congratulate... | |
| Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1856 - 230 pages
...-Woolaston, Young, and Kater, to consider the subject of English weights and measures ; to determine **the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London** ; and to settle the proportion between the long measures of England and France. In the first Eeport,... | |
| James Yates - 1858 - 100 pages
...Researches," Vols. VIII. X. and XII. Vol. XXX. p. 407. " An Account of Experiments for determining **the Length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London."** By Capt. Henry Kater, FRS From the Phil. Trans. London, 1818. The four articles, above referred to,... | |
| Anthony Nesbit - 1859 - 494 pages
...square of the radius of a circle : square of the semicircumference ; or, as 2 : 9.916, or 1 : 4.953. **The length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London** is 39.1393 inches, whence in one second a heavy body falls 16.155 feet. The length of a pendulum vibrating... | |
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