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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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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 7

Cassell, ltd - 1865 - 648 pages
...establishing their mutual relations, is thus described: — "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 vacunm (which has been the element for establishing linear measure),...
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Allgemeine Encyklopädie der Physik, herausg. von G. Karsten, Volume 1

Gustav Karsten - 1869 - 922 pages
...VIII. p. 1 ff. ' H. KATER Phil. Trans. 1818. Parti. S. 33. An account^f experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. SABINE Phil. Trans. 1831. Part HS 4Ö9. Experiments on the length of the seconds pendulum at the Royal...
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The Metric System

Charles Davies - 1871 - 386 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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Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Volume 10

Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) - 1888 - 276 pages
...pp. 415-433. Paris, 1810. 4to. 20. — KATBR; Capt. HENRY. An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Phil. Trans., 1818, pp. 88-102. 21. — KATER; Cupt. HENRY. On the length of the French metre estimated...
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Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics, Volume 1

Balfour Stewart, William Winson Haldane Gee - 1885 - 316 pages
...him in the Philosophical Transactions for 1818, entitled, "An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London." LESSON LV. — Determination of Gravity by Kater's Method. Exercise. — To adjust a Kater's pendulum...
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Lessons in Elementary Practical Physics: Vol. 1 [Vol. 2 and Vol. 3, part 1].

Balfour Stewart - 1885 - 306 pages
...him in the Philosophical Transactions for 1818, entitled, "An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London." LESSON LV. — Determination of Gravity by Kater•s Method. Exercise. — To adjust a Kater's pendulum...
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On the Progress of Science as Exemplified in the Art of Weighing and ...

William Harkness - 1888 - 84 pages
...pp. 415-433. Paris, 1810. 4to. 20. — KATER; Capt. HENRY. An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Phil. Trans., 1818, pp. 33-102. 21. — KATER ; Capt. HENRY. On the length of the French metre estimated...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

1888 - 936 pages
...pp. 415-483. Paris, 1810. 4to. 20. — KATEB; Capt. HENRY. An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Phil. Trans., 1818, pp. 33-102. 21.— KATER; Cupt. HENRI. On the length of the French metre estimated...
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Geodätische Literatur auf Wunsch der Permanenten Commission im Centralbureau ...

Internationale Erdmessung. Zentralbureau, Otto Börsch - 1889 - 246 pages
...Compensation Pendulum. (Nicholson, Journ. XX, 1808, p. 214-220.) An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. (Phil. Trans. 1818. p. 32-109.) An account of experiments for determining the variation in the length...
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A Bibliography of Geodesy

James Howard Gore, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - 1889 - 214 pages
...pendulum. (H.) Journ. Nat. Phil. (Nicholson), xx, 1608, 214-220. An account of experiments for determining the length of the pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London. Roy. Soc. London, Phil. Trans., 1818, 32-109. Kater (Henry) — Continued. On tho length of the French...
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