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  • was the earliest possible date, (2) the description in Hero's Mechanics iii.

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  • Lodge's Mechanics: A solid has both size and shape.

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  • - Smoke-box, American Railway Master Mechanics' Association.

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  • Mechanics and tradesmen who come in person to the forest on no other errand, are sure to attend the wood auction, and even pay a high price for the privilege of gleaning after the woodchopper.

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  • The Mechanics was first published by Carra de Vaux in the Journal asiatique (ix.

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  • He combined a roving disposition with a natural taste for mechanics and for literature.

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  • Molly continued to hold Clair, even feeding her a bottle as Martha explained the mechanics of capturing mother's milk while the rest of us pretended not to listen.

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  • He was a voluminous writer on subjects directly connected with his chair, and, besides contributing almost weekly to the technical journals, such as the Engineer, brought out a series of standard textbooks on Civil Engineering, The Steam-Engine and other Prime Movers, Machinery and Millwork, and Applied Mechanics, which have passed through many editions, and have contributed greatly to the advancement of the subjects with which they deal.

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  • The government maintains a naval school at Flores, a school of mechanics in Buenos Aires, an artillery school on the cruiser " Patagonia," and a school for torpedo practice at La Plata.

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  • Coulomb is distinguished in the history alike of mechanics and of electricity and magnetism.

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  • In mathematics, he was the first to draw up a methodical treatment of mechanics with the aid of geometry; he first distinguished harmonic progression from arithmetical and geometrical progressions.

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  • His treatise was remarkable, not only as offering a satisfactory explanation of the coincidence between the lunar periods of rotation and revolution, but as containing the first employment of his radical formula of mechanics, obtained by combining with the principle of d'Alembert that of virtual velocities.

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  • Among his articles may be mentioned those which he wrote for the ninth edition of this Encyclopaedia on Light, Mechanics, Quaternions, Radiation and Thermodynamics, besides the biographical notices of Hamilton and Clerk Maxwell.

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  • He was the author of over 70 papers on mechanics and physics published in the transactions of learned societies, notably Sub-Mechanics of the Universe, issued by the Royal Society, whose gold medal he won in 1888.

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  • The Belopoiica (on engines of war) is extant in Greek, and both this and the Mechanics contain Hero's solution of the problem of the two mean proportionals.

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  • In mechanics, the amplitude of a wave is the maximum ordinate.

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  • Jones, and published in three volumes: Electric Waves (1893), Miscellaneous Papers (1896), and Principles of Mechanics (1899).

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  • From 1815 to 1825 he was occupied with military engineering at Metz; and from 1825 to 1835 he was professor of mechanics at the Ecole d'application there.

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  • Pappus quotes from three books of Mechanics and from a work called Barulcus, both by Hero.

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  • Maclaurin was the first to introduce into mechanics, in this discussion, the important conception of surfaces of level; namely, surfaces at each of whose points the total force acts in the normal direction.

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  • I don't know a thing about mechanics.

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  • She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.

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  • C. Rntgen a few years later, and produced his treatise on the Principles of Mechanics.

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  • Newton had divined the principle of the conservation of energy, so far as it belongs purely to mechanics.

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  • This latter work included the differential and integral calculus, the calculus of variations, the theory of attractions, and analytical mechanics.

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  • 20 shows the standard proportions recommended - by the committee of the Railway Mas * ter Mechanics' Association on Exhaust _ Pipes and Steam Passages (Prot.

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  • McCormick and others in America, and finally perfected about 1879 by the addition of an efficient self-binding apparatus, is the most striking example of the application of mechanics to agriculture.

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  • Between 1882 and 1889 a series of papers on certain points in the electromagnetic theory of light and its relation to the various elastic solid theories appeared in the American Journal of Science, and his last work, Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics, was issued in 1902.

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  • Among other public buildings may be noted the Piece-Hall, erected in 1799 for the lodgment and sale of piece goods, now used as a market, a great quadrangular structure occupying more than two acres; the bonding warehouse, court-house, and mechanics' institute.

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  • This is due as much to the inspiriting teachings of Ritter and Humboldt as to the general culture and scientific training combined with technical skill commanded by the men who more especially devote themselves to this branch of geography, which elsewhere is too frequently allowed to fall into the hands of mere mechanics.

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  • Thus rational mechanics, based on the Newtonian Laws, viewed as mathematics is independent of its supposed application, and hydrodynamics remains a coherent and respected science though it is extremely improbable that any perfect fluid exists in the physical world.

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  • Section B of the International Catalogue deals with mechanics.

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  • These headings are: "Geometry and Kinematics of Particles and Solid Bodies"; "Principles of Rational Mechanics"; "Statics of Particles, Rigid Bodies, &c."; "Kinetics of Particles, Rigid Bodies, &c."; "General Analytical Mechanics"; "Statics and Dynamics of Fluids"; "Hydraulics and Fluid Resistances"; "Elasticity."

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  • For the subjects of this general heading see the articles Mechanics; Dynamics, Analytical; Gyroscope; Harmonic Analysis; Wave; HYDROMechanics; Elasticity; Motion, Laws Of; Energy; Energetics; Astronomy (Celestial Mechanics); Tide.

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  • Mechanics (including dynamical astronomy) is that subject among those traditionally classed as "applied" which has been most completely transfused by mathematics - that is to say, which is studied with the deductive spirit of the pure mathematician, and not with the covert inductive intention overlaid with the superficial forms of deduction, characteristic of the applied mathematician.

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  • Mechanik in ihrer Entwickelung (Prague, 1883), English translation under the title, The Science of Mechanics (London, 1893) K.

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  • The peace cadres (including 2 battalions of marines and 4 battalions of mechanics) were supposed to comprise 12,500 men on peace-footing, to be increased on declaration of war to 37,000; but these cadres were mainly on paper.

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  • His solution of the celebrated problem of the "centre of oscillation" formed in itself an important event in the history of mechanics.

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  • He appears to have attended Dirichlet's lectures on theory of numbers, theory of definite integrals, and partial differential equations, and Jacobi's on analytical mechanics and higher algebra.

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  • Its scope may be briefly described as the reduction of the theory of mechanics to certain general formulae, from the simple development of which should be derived the equations necessary for the solution of each separate problem.

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  • By his mode of regarding a liquid as a material system characterized by the unshackled mobility of its minutest parts, the separation between the mechanics of matter in different forms of aggregation finally disappeared, and the fundamental equation of forces was for the first time extended to hydrostatics and hydrodynamics.'

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  • Thus a universal science of matter and motion was derived, by an unbroken sequence of deduction, from one radical principle; and analytical mechanics assumed the clear and complete form of logical perfection which it now wears.

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  • application to geometry, and the third with its bearings on mechanics.

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  • It was his just boast to have transformed mechanics (defined by him as a "geometry of four dimensions") into a branch of analysis, and to have exhibited the so-called mechanical "principles" as simple results of the calculus.

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  • He wrote to the great geometer a letter on the principles of mechanics, which evoked an immediate and enthusiastic response.

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  • The public buildings include a town hall, library, cottage hospital, mechanics' institute and memorial hall.

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  • There are several mechanics' schools (Antes y Oficios) in the larger cities, and a large number of private schools.

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  • For applications of the hodograph to the solution of kinematical problems see Mechanics.

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  • When William Harvey by his discovery of the circulation furnished an explanation of many vital processes which was reconcilable with the ordinary laws of mechanics, the efforts of medical theorists were naturally directed to bringing all the departments of medicine under similar laws.

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  • These miners' schools (Bergschule, ecoles des mineurs) give elementary instruction in chemistry, physics, mechanics, mineralogy, geology and mathematics and drawing, as well as in such details of the art of mining as will best supplement the practical information already acquired in underground work.

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  • The three books on Mechanics survive in an Arabic translation which, however, bears a title" On the lifting of heavy objects."This corresponds exactly to Barulcus, and it is probable that Barulcus and Mechanics were only alternative titles for one and the same work.

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  • It is indeed not credible that Hero wrote two separate treatises on the subject of the mechanical powers, which are fully discussed in the Mechanics, ii., iii.

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  • The mechanical properties of the curves are treated in the article MECHANIcs,where various forms are illustrated.

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  • u3po ajXavuta), the science of the mechanics of water and fluids in general, including hydrostatics or the mathematical theory of fluids in equilibrium, and hydromechanics, the theory of fluids in motion.

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  • But in the absence of a general demonstration of that principle, his results did not command the confidence which they would otherwise have deserved, and it became desirable to have a theory more certain, and depending solely on the fundamental laws of mechanics.

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  • 1070 I 060 960 950 930 911 889 883 858 825 823 810 781 771 753 745 727 722 705 681 668, of squares and cubes, calculated from 1 to 60, have been found at Senkera, and a people who were acquainted with the sun-dial, the clepsydra, the lever and the pulley, must have had no mean knowledge of mechanics.

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  • The public buildings comprise the town hall, county buildings, mechanics' institute, academy, two fever hospitals and free library, the burgh having been the first town in Scotland to adopt the Free Library Act.

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  • He gave lectures on mechanics and hydrostatics in Morpeth, Alnwick and Newcastle, and was elected F.R.S.

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  • He also published two sermons and a handbook to his lectures on mechanics, &c., and projected a history of Northumberland and Durham, collections for which were found among his papers.

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  • The wheel being her symbol she was the patron saint of wheelwrights and mechanics; as the confounder of heathen sophistry she was invoked by theologians, apologists, preachers and philosophers, and was chosen as the patron saint of the university of Paris; as the most holy and illustrious of Christian virgins she became the tutelary saint of nuns and virgins generally.

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  • Comte's series or hierarchy is arranged as follows: (i) Mathematics (that is, number, geometry, and mechanics), (2) Astronomy, (3) Physics, (4) Chemistry, (5) Biology, (6) Sociology.

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  • The Providence Association of Mechanics and Manufacturers, incorporated in 1789, organized industrial development.

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  • The principal buildings are the parish church of St Andrew (dating from the time of Henry I., modernized in 1710, rebuilt with the exception of the tower in 1805, and again rebuilt in 1878), and the handsome Gothic mechanics' institute and technical school (1870).

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  • It is an easily traced outgrowth of the second branch of the Cloisonless first school just described, for one can readily underEameis stand that from placing the decorative design in a monochromatic field of low tone, which is essentially a pictorial method, development would proceed in the direction of concealing the mechanics of the art rn, order to enhance the pictorial effect.

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  • The science of mechanics might perhaps suggest a means, namely, a strong spiral spring.

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  • The Mirror (1823-1849), a two-penny illustrated magazine, begun by John Limbird,' and the Mechanics Magazine (1823) were steps in a better h direction.

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  • There are many schools for advanced students devoted to the various branches of science, mechanics and art.

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  • The reader should, however, notice that what is generally called electric force is the analogue in electricity of the so-called acceleration of gravity in mechanics, whilst electrification or quantity_of electricity is analogous to mass.

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  • Among other public buildings are the town hall, assembly rooms, St Catherine's hall, the Mechanics' institute and library.

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  • When he first read that instrument he was very much opposed to the consolidated government which it provided, but was induced to befriend it by resolutions which were passed at a mass meeting of Boston mechanics or "tradesmen" - his own firmest supporters - and by the suggestion that its ratification should be accompanied by a recommendation of amendments designed chiefly to supply the omission of a bill of rights.

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  • In later memoirs Reynolds followed up this subject by proceeding to establish definitions of the velocity and the momentum and the energy at an element of volume of the molecular medium, with the precision necessary in order that the dynamical equations of the medium in bulk, based in the usual manner on these quantities alone, without directly considering thermal stresses, shall be strictly valid - a discussion in which the relation of ordinary molar mechanics to the more complete molecular theory is involved.

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  • 1875); Examples of Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions (1858, 3rd ed., 1873); Mechanics (1867), History of the Mathematical Theory of Probability from the Time of Pascal to that of Lagrange (1865); Researches in the Calculus of Variations (1871); History of the Mathematical Theories of Attraction and Figure of the Earth from Newton to Laplace (1873); Elementary Treatise on Laplace's, Lame's and Bessel's Functions (1875); Natural Philosophy for Beginners (1877).

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  • Close by are the old church of the Jesuits and the mechanics' school (arres y oficios) with its large and well-equipped shops.

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  • (See Mechanics.) The moment as described above is sometimes called the first moment.

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  • When the Sons of Liberty, a society composed largely of unfranchised mechanics and artisans of New York City, which began to dominate the movement immediately after the Congress adjourned, resorted to mob violence - destroying property and burning in effigy the governor and other officers - the propertied classes drew back, and a few years later the popular or patriot party lost its control of the assembly.

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  • A homestead to the value of $1000 which is owned and occupied by the head of a family is exempt from attachment or forced sale except for debts secured by mechanics', labourers', materialmen's or vendors' liens upon the premises.

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  • Recognized causes for divorce are adultery, extreme cruelty, wilful desertion, wilful neglect, habitual intemperance or conviction for felony, The homestead of a head of a family consisting either of a farm not exceeding 160 acres or $2500 in value, or of a house and lot - the lot not exceeding 4 acre, and the house and lot not exceeding $2500 in value - is secured against debtors except in case of judgments obtained before the homestead was recorded as such, in case of labourers', mechanics' or vendors' liens, and in case of a debt secured by mortgage; if the owner is a married person the homestead cannot be mortgaged without the consent of both husband and wife.

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  • Rankine proved (Applied Mechanics, p. 370) that the necessary strength of a stiffening girder would be only one-seventh part of that of an independent girder of the same span as the bridge, suited to carry the same moving load (not including the dead weight of the girder which is supported by the chain).

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  • The exemption is not valid against a debt created for the purchase money, or against taxes levied on the property, or against mechanics' or labourers' liens for work done or material furnished for improvements, or against a mortgage acknowledged by both husband and wife.

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  • For the scientific problems connected with oscillation see Mechanics and Oscillograph.

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  • As a mathematician he occupied himself with many branches of his favourite science, more especially with higher algebra, including the theory of determinants, with the general calculus of symbols, and with the application of analysis to geometry and mechanics.

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  • Forster in 1887, which undertakes researches with reference to physics and mechanics, particularly as applied to technical industries.

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  • There is also a mechanics' training school (antes y oficios) for men and a similar school for women, schools for the blind and for deaf-mutes, reform schools, and garrison schools for soldiers.

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  • A mechanics' institute was founded in 1832, and in 1871 the handsome mechanics' hail, close to the town hall, was opened.

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  • In 1857 he published his best known work, the System of Analytical Mechanics, which was, however, surpassed in brilliant originality by his Linear Associative Algebra (lithographed privately in a few copies, 1870; reprinted in the Amer.

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  • The Ramgarhias are principally mechanics.

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  • accelerare, to hasten, celer, quick), hastening or quickening; in mechanics, a term employed to denote the rate at which the velocity of a body, whose motion is not uniform, either increases or decreases.

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  • (See MECHANICS and HODOGRAPH.)

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  • The simple bodies which are the matter of the rest are not terrestrial earth, water, air, fire, and a different celestial aether, but whatever elementary bodies natural science, starting anew from mechanics and chemistry, may determine to be the matter of all other bodies whatever.

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  • The railway company built its principal schools, provided it with a mechanics' institute, containing library, science and art classes, reading rooms, assembly rooms, &c. Victoria Park, also the gift of the company, was opened in 1888.

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  • The large and flourishing technical school was developed from a mechanics' institution.

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  • In mechanics, the term "torque" is used of the turning-moment of a systemforce, as in a series dynamo.

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  • treats principally of mechanics, the properties of the centre of gravity, and some mechanical powers.

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  • The principal secular buildings are the town hall, the public rooms, and the mechanics' institution (1894) where technical and other classes are held.

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  • On the other hand, under the influence of the mechanics of his day, which had hardly distinguished between inertia, or the inability of a body to change itself, and resistance or the ability of bodies to oppose one another, he concluded that, as inertia is passive, so is resistance, and refused to recognize that in collision the mutual resistance of moving bodies is a force, or active power, of changing their movements in opposite directions.

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  • He was held to this belief in the substantiality of bodies by his Christianity, by the influence of Aristotle, of scholasticism and of Cartesianism, as well as by his own mechanics.

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  • In the course of his learned studies on the history of mechanics he became deeply impressed with Galileo's appeals to simplicity as a test of truth, and converted what is at best only one characteristic of thinking into its essence.

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  • It is important to understand that Mach had developed this economical view of thought in 1872, more than ten years before the appearance of his work on the history of mechanics as he tells us in the preface, where he adds that at a later date similar views were expressed by Kirchhoff in his V orlesungen fiber mathematische Physik (1874).

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  • Kirchhoff asserted that the whole object of mechanics is " to describe the motions occurring in Nature completely in the simplest manner."

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  • In a word, Mach and Kirchhoff agree that force is not a cause, convert Newtonian reciprocal action into mere interdependency, and, in old terminology, reduce mechanics from a natural philosophy of causes to a natural history of mere facts.

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  • Now, Mach applies these preconceived opinions to " mechanics in its development," with the result that, though he shows much skill in mathematical mechanics, he misrepresents its development precisely at the critical point of the discovery of Newton's third law of motion.

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  • On the contrary, he treats the law of collision with other laws as an application of the third law of motion, because it is now unfortunately so taught in books of mechanics.

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  • Mechanics is a natural philosophy of causes.

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  • But Newton had already discovered beforehand in the mechanics of terrestrial bodies that gravitation constantly causes similar facts on the earth, and did not derive that cause from any logical ground beyond experience, any more than he did the third law of motion.

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  • James Ward, in Naturalism and Agnosticism (1899), starts from the same phenomenalistic views of Mach and Kirchhoff about mechanics; he proceeds to the hypothesis of duality within experience, which we have traced in James Ward.

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  • The argument may be shortly put as follows: As the Nature which is the object of mechanics and all natural sciences is not natural substances, but phenomena and ideas; as mass is not substance, and force is not cause; as activity is not in the physical but in the psychical world; as the laws of Nature are not facts but teleological conceptions, and Nature is teleological, as well as not mechanical but kinematical; as the category of causality is to be referred to " conation "; as, in short, " mind is active and matter inert," what then?

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  • He must ask what are known things, and especially what has been discovered in the sciences; in mechanics, in order to find the essence of bodies which is neglected by idealism; in mental science, in order to understand consciousness which is neglected by materialism.

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  • Fouillee meets the mechanics of evolution by the argument that will to live determines.

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  • Subsequently he became president of the Mechanics' Institute in Boston, and also of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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  • Having studied law at Leipzig, Helmstadt and Jena, and mathematics, especially geometry and mechanics, at Leiden, he visited France and England, and in 1636 became engineer-in-chief at Erfurt.

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  • It should be noted that, within a limited range of application to terrestrial mechanics, the most convenient way of attacking the question of the relations of forces to the physical statics.

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  • - Galileo, Dialogues (translations: "The System of the World" and "Mechanics and Local Motion," in T.

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  • Salusbury's Mathematical Collections and Translations (1661-1665); Mechanics and Local Motion, by T.

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  • Love, Theoretical Mechanics (1897).

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  • Carlow to a minor post (1839) in the Irish ordnance survey, thence (1842) to the English survey, attending mechanics' institute lectures at Preston in Lancashire.

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  • As a man of education and refinement, fond of music, the fine arts, and polite literature, he was unintelligible to the szlachta, who regarded all artists and poets as either mechanics or adventurers.

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  • According to Mr Carnegie, in one of the largest American steel works the average wages in 1900 for all persons paid by the day, including labourers, mechanics and boys, were more than $4 (say, 16s.

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  • He then became professor of mechanics and construction at the military academy and at the university of Turin.

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  • of Waukesha, near Mukwonago (pop. in 1905, 483), in 1844-1845, there was an unsuccessful communistic agricultural settle - ment, the Utilitarian Association, composed largely of London mechanics led by Campbell Smith, a London bookbinder.

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  • In 1804 he was appointed professor of mathematics at the Lycee, in 1809 professor of analysis and mechanics, and in 1816 examiner at the Ecole Polytechnique.

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  • The whole falls under the three heads of mechanics, physics and " organic " - the content under each varying somewhat in the three editions of the Encyklopadie.

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  • In 1846-1848 a remarkable religious brotherhood (the Briiderhaus, founded by Spittler of Basel) settled in Jerusalem: it was originally intended to be a settlement of celibate mechanics that would form a nucleus of mission work to evangelize the world.

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  • Next (perhaps in the opinion of some first) in importance stand the memoirs on celestial mechanics, in which he proved himself a worthy successor to P. S.

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  • Convict mechanics are rarely found ready made.

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  • For instance, in the history of mechanics it was first inferred from some that all terrestrial bodies gravitate, and then from these as some that all ponderable bodies, terrestrial and celestial, gravitate.

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  • There are five other churches, a handsome town hall, an orphanasylum, several hospitals, a mechanics' institute, a famous grammar school (gymnasium), a normal and several other schools, and two public libraries.

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  • MECHANICS.

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  • The subject of mechanics may be divided into two parts: (1) theoretical or abstract mechanics, and (2) applied mechanics.

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  • THEORETICAL MECHANICS

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  • Historically theoretical mechanics began with the study of practical contrivances such as the lever, and the name mechanics Gr.

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  • It is to be remembered that all force is of the nature of a push or a pull, and that according to the accepted terminology of modern mechanics such phrases as force of inertia, accelerating force, moving force, once classical, are proscribed.

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  • Bow in connection with the theory of frames(~ 6, and see also APfLIED MEcHANIcs below) where reciprocal diagrams are frequently of use (cf DIAGRAM).

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  • In mechanics we are specially concerned with the theory of infinitesimal displacements.

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  • In the application to mechanics these coefficients are the masses of particles situate at the respective points, and are therefore all positive.

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  • Love, Theoretical Mechanics (2nd ed., Cambridge, 1909); A.

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  • 11.APPLIED MECHANICS i 1.

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  • The practical application of mechanics may be divided into two classes, according as the assemblages of material In view of the great authority of the author, the late Professor Macquorn Rankine, it has been thought desirable to retain the greater part of this article as it appeared in the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia.

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  • For a proof of this expression see Rankines Applied Mechanics, 17th ed., p. 219.

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  • Principle of Least Resistance.Where more than one system of resistances are alike capable of balancing the same system of loads applied to a given structure, the smallest of those alternative systems, as waS demonstrated by the Rev. Henry Moseley in his Mechanics of Engineering and Architecture, is that which will actually be exerted but are distinguished by an asterisk.

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  • Beare (Oxford, 1890), and a discussion of the subject of reciprocal figures from the special point of view of the engineering studenl is given in Vectors and Rotors by Henrici and Turner (London, 1903) See also above under Theoretical Mechanics, Part I.

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  • The modification of motion and the modification of force take place together, and are connected by certain laws; but in the study of the theory of machines, as well as in that of pure mechanics, much advantage has been gained in point of clearness and simplicity by first considering alone the principles of the modification of motion, which are founded upon what is now known as Kinematics, and afterwards considering the principles of the combined modification 01 motion and force, which are founded both on geometry and on the laws of dynamics.

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  • Robert Willis (1800-1875) has the merit of having been the first to simplify considerably the theory of puie mechanism, by pointing out that that branch of mechanics relates wholly to comparative motions.

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  • The first systematic classification of elementary combinations in mechanism was that founded by Monge, and fully developed by Lanz and Btancourt, which has been generally received, and has been adopted in most treatises on applied mechanics.

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  • In Mechanics of Machinery, by Sir A.

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  • A proof of this will be found in The Mechanics of Machinery quoted above.

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  • 8 of his Mechanics of Machinery.

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  • An example of the method of solution stated above, and taken from the Mechanics of Machinery, is illustrated by ~t the mechanism fig.

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  • His memoir On the Motion of Hyperion, a New Case in Celestial Mechanics, is in some respects one of his most original researches.

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  • Among the principal public buildings are the town hall (1880), in the French Renaissance style; the county hall (1898), a handsome structure with octagonal tower and dome over the principal entrance; the large corn exchange (1837, enlarged 1862), including a concert-room; the market house, the sessions house, the county offices (1896) and the prison for the West Riding; the mechanics' institution with large library, church institute and library, and the fine art institution.

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  • The educational institutions include the free grammar school (founded by James Leigh in 1619 and rebuilt in 1876), the Wigan and District Mining and Technical College (built by public subscription and opened in 1903) and the mechanics' institution, also the convent of Notre Dame (1854), with a college for pupil teachers and a high school for girls, and several Roman Catholic schools.

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  • As distinct from flat bed printing with a reciprocating motion, printing on rotary principles is a most interesting study, and it is Rotary this department of printing mechanics which has developed so very much in recent years.

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  • Stevens Industrial School (for orphans), a children's home,' the Mechanics' Library, and the Library of the Lancaster Historical Society.

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  • Attached to its mechanics' institute are schools of mines, art and technology, and a fine free library.

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  • His investigations occupied almost the whole field of science, including physiology, physiological optics, physiological acoustics, chemistry, mathematics, electricity and magnetism, meteorology and theoretical mechanics.

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  • The last investigations of Helmholtz related to problems in theoretical mechanics, more especially as to the relations of matter to the ether, and as to the distribution of energy in mechanical systems. In particular he explained the principle of least action, first advanced by P. L.

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  • As spiritism asks us to accept such suspension of ordinary mechanics.

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  • The public buildings include a public hall, the mechanics' institute with library and lecture-hall, an institute for men, with library and recreation rooms, a similar institution for women, banks and other important commercial offices.

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  • Among them were cadets of old families, retired officers, professional men, farmers, tradesmen, mechanics and labourers.

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  • The Mechanics-Mercantile Library (35,000 volumes) was formed before the fire of 1906 (when the entire collection of 200,000 volumes was destroyed) by the merging of the Mechanics Institute Library (116,000 volumes) and the Mercantile Library (founded 1852; 80,000 volumes).

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  • From motion he proceeds to deduce time, space and the categories of mechanics and natural science.

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  • The public buildings include the Burgh Hall, the academy (with a graceful steeple), the county buildings, the Denny Memorial, a Literary and a Mechanics' institute, Masonic hall, two cottage hospitals, a fever hospital, a public library and the combination poorhouse.

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  • The public buildings include, the Clark hospital, the Victoria infirmary convalescent home and the Stevenson institute and mechanics' library.

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  • There were in addition five medical men and a few mechanics.

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  • This is explained on a principle well understood in mechanics, viz.

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  • He employed a competent staff of highly trained mechanics at the Smithsonian Institution, and great secrecy was observed as to his operations.

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  • The principal modern buildings are the assembly rooms, mechanics' institute, and court-house.

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  • His first discourses were delivered before the Society of Natural History and the Mechanics' Institute.

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  • Then a tier of 5-acre lots was apportioned to mechanics, and ioand 20-acre parcels of land were given to farmers, according to the size of their families.

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  • But it must be remembered that Leonardo was already full of projects in mechanics, hydraulics, architecture, and military and civil engineering, ardently feeling his way in the work of experimental.

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  • some portion of his labours in those sciences and give them to the world, an incalculable impulse would have been given to all those enquiries by which mankind has since been striving to understand the laws of its being and control the conditions of its environment, - to mathematics and astronomy, to mechanics, hydraulics, and physics generally, to geology, geography, and cosmology, to anatomy and the sciences of life.

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  • The Mechanics' Institute (1865) occupies a handsome Italian building in Cookridge Street near the town hall.

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  • root um-, stand, or cause to stand), the branch of mechanics which discusses the conditions of rest or equilibrium of forces (see Mechanics).

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  • Hence our only guides are such general laws of mechanics and physics as we can hardly believe any circumstances will falsify.

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  • They were written at the request of the princess of Anhalt-Dessau, and contain an admirably clear exposition of the principal facts of mechanics, optics, acoustics and physical astronomy.

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  • The treatise on "Mechanics" in Lardner's Cyclopaedia was partly written by him; and his interest in more purely astronomical questions was evidenced by two communications to the Astronomical Society's Memoirs for 1831-1833 - the one on an observation of Saturn's outer ring, the other on a method of determining longitude by means of lunar eclipses.

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  • The theory of the scale-beam is stated by Weisbach in his Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering, as follows - In fig I D is the fulcrum of the balance, S the centre of gravity of the beam alone without the scales, chains or weights; A and B the points of suspension of the chains.

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  • Julius Weisbach, Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering (London, 1848); Ernest Brauer, Die Konstruktion der Waage (Weimar, 1887); H.

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  • In Market Street are the Mechanics' Institution, founded in 1824, with a good library; the Post and Telegraph offices; and the Market, where provisions of all kinds and general wares are sold.

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  • The chief public buildings are a gild hall and a mechanics' institute; there are several charities.

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  • Rankine, Machinery and Millwork and Applied Mechanics; W.

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  • Herrmann, The Mechanics of Hoisting Machinery; F.

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  • In Chinese he published books on arithmetic, geometry, algebra (De Morgan's), mechanics, astronomy (Herschel's), and The Marine Steam Engine (T.

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  • A homestead owned and occupied by any resident of the state and consisting of not more than 40 acres of agricultural land outside the limits of a city or village, or one-fourth of an acre within a city or village, together with the dwelling-house and other appurtenances, is exempt from liability for debts other than labourers', mechanics' and purchase-money liens, mortgages and taxes.

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  • His first work, An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics (1819), co-operated with those of Peacock and Herschel in reforming the Cambridge method of mathematical teaching; to him in large measure was due the recognition of the moral and natural sciences as an integral part of the Cambridge curriculum (1850).

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  • Among his songs may be mentioned The Treaty and The New Roof, a Song for Federal Mechanics; and the best known of his satirical pieces are Typographical Method of conducting a Quarrel, Essay on White Washing and Modern Learning.

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  • He also published a treatise, in 1761, De distributione caloris per tellurem, and he was the author of memoirs on different subjects in astronomy, mechanics, optics and pure mathematics, contained in the journals of the learned societies of St Petersburg and Berlin.

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  • The principal buildings are the town-hall, county buildings, corn exchange, mechanics' institute and the public library.

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  • Modern theoretical astronomy, taken in the most limited sense, is based upon Celestial Mechanics, the science by which, using purely deductive mechanical methods, the laws of motion of the heavenly bodies are derived by deductive methods from their mutual gravitation towards each other.

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  • In its most important features it is an offshoot of celestial mechanics, between which and theoretical astronomy no sharp dividing line can be drawn.

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  • Celestial Mechanics.

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  • Celestial Mechanics is, strictly speaking, that branch of applied mathematics which, by deductive processes, derives the laws of motion of the heavenly bodies from their gravitation towards each other, or from the mutual action of the parts which form them.

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  • Thus celestial mechanics may be said to have begun with Newton's Principia.

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  • The purpose of the present article is to convey a general idea of the methods by which the results of celestial mechanics are reached, without entering into those technical details which can be followed only by a trained mathematician.

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  • The motion of each body is then expressed in the first place by Newton's three laws of motion (see Motion, Laws Of, and Mechanics).

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  • In the actual problems of celestial mechanics three co-ordinates necessarily enter, leading to three differential equations and six equations of solution.

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  • In the language of theoretical mechanics, the moment of momentum of the entire system is a constant quantity.

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  • It is an elementary principle of mechanics that this force varies directly as the product of the distance of the moving body from the centre of motion into the square of its angular velocity.

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  • In the problems of celestial mechanics the angles within the parentheses are represented by sums or differences of multiples of the mean longitudes of the planets as they move round their orbits.

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  • We pass now to the second branch of celestial mechanics, viz.

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  • The modern methods of celestial mechanics may be considered to begin with Joseph Louis Lagrange, whose theory of the variation of elements is developed in his Mecanique analytique.

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  • Yet he unquestionably ranks as the true founder of descriptive astronomy; while his splendid presentment of the laws of projectiles in his dialogue of the " New Sciences " (Leiden, 1638) lent potent aid to the solid establishment of celestial mechanics.

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  • But the great founder of celestial mechanics employed a geometrical method, ill-adapted to lead to the desired result; and hence his efforts to construct a lunar theory are of more interest as illustrations of his wonderful power and correctness in mathematical reasoning than as germs of new methods of research.

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  • Delaunay, developed in his Theorie du mouvement de la lune (2 vols., 1860, 1867), because it contains a germ which may yet develop into the great desideratum of a general method in celestial mechanics.

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  • This suggests that inequalities in the action of the planets may have been still overlooked, the subject being the most intricate with which celestial mechanics has to deal.

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  • The principal public buildings are the town-hall, a somewhat ornate market house, the gildhall, the public hall, the infirmary, the antiquarian museum (including some valuable fossil remains) and the public and mechanics' libraries.

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  • The state supports wholly or in part, the university of South Carolina (before 1906 South Carolina College), established at Columbia in 1801; the South Carolina Military Academy (locally called " The Citadel ") established at Charleston in 1845, Clemson Agricultural College (1889), at Clemson, Oconee county, with departments of agriculture, chemistry, mechanics and electricity, textiles and military, and academic and preparatory courses; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College for Girls (1895) at Rock Hill, and the Coloured Normal, Industrial, Agricultural and Mechanical College (1896) at Orangeburg.

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  • We have thus a statics and a mechanics of mind which investigate respectively the conditions of equilibrium and of movement among presentations.

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  • The first and simplest law in psychological mechanics relates to the "sinking" of inhibited presentations.

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  • In 1636 he completed his Dialoghi delle nuove science, in which he recapitulated the results of his early experiments and mature meditations on the principles of mechanics.

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  • The most substantial, if not the most brilliant part of his work consisted undoubtedly in his contributions towards the establishment of mechanics as a science.

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  • His services were as conspicuous in the statical as in the kinetical division of mechanics.

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  • C. Hope at Edinburgh, and on returning to Glasgow gave lessons in mathematics, and subsequently chemistry, until the year 1829, when he was appointed lecturer in the Mechanics' Institute.

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  • He was one of the Boston grand jurors who refused to serve in 1774 because parliament had made the justices independent of the people for their salaries; was a leader in the Boston Tea Party; was one of the thirty North End mechanics who patrolled the streets to watch the movements of the British troops and Tories; and in December 1774 was sent to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to urge the seizure of military stores there, and induced the colonists to attack and capture Fort William and Mary - one of the first acts of military force in the war.

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  • INVARIABLE PLANE, in celestial mechanics (see Astronomy), that plane on which the sum of the moments of momentum of all the bodies which make up a system is a maximum.

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  • A homestead law exempts from judgment liens and forced sale a homestead not exceeding $2000 in value and consisting either of a farm not exceeding 160 acres or of property not exceeding two lots in a city or village; the exemption, however, does not extend to mechanics', labourers' or vendors' liens upon said homestead or to a mortgage upon it that has been signed by both husband and wife or by an unmarried claimant.

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  • The chief public buildings are the town hall, library, mechanics' institute, and cottage hospital.

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  • He was soon followed by a throng of men and women, peasants and mechanics.

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  • These are mainly embodied in his three great treatises, Cours d'analyse de l'Ecole Polytechnique (1821); Le Calcul infinitesimal (1823); Lecons sur les applications du calcul infinitesimal a la g'ometrie (1826-1828); and also in his courses of mechanics (for the Ecole Polytechnique), higher algebra (for the Faculte des Sciences), and of mathematical physics (for the College de France).

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  • In mechanics, he made many researches, substituting the notion of the continuity of geometrical displacements for the principle of the continuity of matter.

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  • There are a mechanics' institute, containing a large library, theatre, readingrooms and lecture-hall.

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  • The Heisenberg uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics implies that vacuum fluctuations are present in every quantum theory.

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  • Ideally candidates will have studied aerodynamics, flight mechanics or flight control during their first degree.

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  • Key research topics include flow control, unsteady aerodynamics, flight mechanics and the aerodynamics of novel configurations.

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  • functional anatomy is used to illustrate the mechanics of movement, where appropriate, allowing students to appreciate anatomy in motion.

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  • article entitled " A finite element study of the mechanics of sports mouthguards " .

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  • The mechanics of the Copernican astronomy of Galileo attracted him and he also studied Kepler ' s Optics.

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  • Particles with zero or integer spin are called bosons after Satyendra Bose, who together with Einstein described their kind of statistical mechanics.

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  • John has worked on a range of topics related to Hamiltonian mechanics and variational calculus, and in particular their application to water waves.

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  • carbon tetrachloride molecule adsorbed onto the later surface of pyrophyllite, as calculated using quantum mechanics methods.

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  • celestial mechanics will limit the crew's options for how long to stay on Mars.

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  • This fashioning of the world around us through our words and ideas is not mystical claptrap but the pure logic of mechanics.

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  • continuum mechanics.

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  • dexterity difficulties the problems are usually related to the day-to-day mechanics of studying.

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  • This is an eminently disposable relic of his attempt in A Treatise of Human Nature to develop a sort of psychological mechanics.

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  • An understanding of mechanics of louse transmission may reveal the basis for host specificity among lice and other ectoparasites.

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  • Students should know classical electromagnetism and quantum mechanics before attending this course.

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  • fluid mechanics is also quite remarkable.

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  • formalism of quantum mechanics for bound systems, in particular, the simple harmonic oscillator and the hydrogen atom.

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  • quantum mechanics suffers from the notorious measurement problem, a problem which demands one or another interpretation of the quantum formalism.

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  • formulated mathematically and shown to be incompatible with the statistical predictions of quantum mechanics.

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  • fracture mechanics to ecological modeling.

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  • Taught modules include: applied geochemistry; contaminated land assessment and remediation; soil mechanics, rock mechanics, ground engineering and S.I.

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  • They now match up with quantum mechanics and provide a totally satisfactory solution for quantum gravitation.

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  • Hamiltonian systems in fluid mechanics.

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  • The fundamental facts of mechanics do not harmonize with this view.

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  • To show that an understanding of ground behavior comes from a combined knowledge of soil and rock mechanics, engineering geology and groundwater hydraulics.

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  • These include four full time joiners, two people working on the hire fleet and two mechanics.

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  • The later mechanics chapters again logically separate content into linear and angular kinematics and kinetics.

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  • kinetic equations to the level of fluid mechanics.

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  • It can be solved analytically in terms of the statistical mechanics of spin lattices.

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  • Have your pride and joy serviced by experienced mechanics - car service Leigh.

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  • A vital leveler provide satisfactory results at motorcycle mechanics fire insurance the.

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  • Get ready to take flight, as Superman Returns ' revolutionary new mechanics allow you to take full command of your aerial maneuvers.

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  • We use ideas and tools from the broad fields of fluid mechanics, physics and applied mathematics.

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  • mechanics of phone answering need to be agreed.

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  • Thus the process of understanding quantum mechanics is highly chaotic.

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  • It relies heavily on the use of symbolic representations and deduction to apply quantum mechanics to a variety of situations.

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  • explain the mechanics of body movement during three different exercises, using illustrations.

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  • For the last year I have been using PBL to teach mechanics to first year engineering and physics students.

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  • Opportunities exist throughout the Nationwide network for highly experienced / qualified mechanics who are looking to progress into first line management.

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  • This is a short, illustrated full text article describing the mechanics of the shot in water polo.

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  • The value of v 1 can be obtained from Newtonian mechanics to adequate accuracy.

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  • Euler's work on fluid mechanics is also quite remarkable.

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  • Today, statistical mechanics lies at the heart of the physical sciences.

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  • Survey of a modeling hierarchy, from relativistic quantum mechanics to fluid dynamics.

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  • In classical mechanics, a ball at rest in a bowl will never be able to get out.

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  • mechanics institutes.

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  • In quantum mechanics, a system can never have an energy of exactly zero.

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  • Research in a variety of fields, ranging from fracture mechanics to ecological modeling.

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  • The research will focus on the analysis of infinite dimensional Hamiltonian systems in continuum mechanics.

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  • This involved changing the 20 credit mechanics into one 10 credit Thermodynamics module and a 20 credit Mechanics module and a change of staff.

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  • I had to listen to mental midgets whining about the threat or Polish plumbers, Czech carpenters and Moldovan mechanics.

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  • Effects of delivery by cesarean section on lung mechanics and lung volume in the human neonate.

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  • Pattern formation is a wide-ranging subject encompassing areas from fluid mechanics to solid-state physics, and from chemical to biological systems.

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  • Recent years have seen a rapid progress in two areas connected with quantum mechanics.

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  • quantum mechanics, a system can never have an energy of exactly zero.

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  • Polkinghorne highlights that quantum mechanics and relativity are two theories that are not yet reconciled.

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  • Central to any hack ' n slash style role-playing game is the combat, and here the mechanics are tried-and-tested.

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  • statistical mechanics lies at the heart of the physical sciences.

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  • Mechanics of the anterior draw and talar tilt tests.

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  • uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics implies that vacuum fluctuations are present in every quantum theory.

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  • unsteady aerodynamics, flight mechanics and the aerodynamics of novel configurations.

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  • Again he held that chemical phenomena are not governed by any peculiar laws special to themselves, but are explicable in terms of the general laws of mechanics that are in operation throughout the universe; and this view he developed, with the aid of thousands of experiments, in his Mecanique chimique (1878) and his Thermochimie (1897).

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  • Similarly his pioneer work in mechanics is illustrated by the story of his having said 80s pot iroi Kai KU'i Tip 'yi]v (or as another version has it, in his dialect, 7ra 0c7) Kai Kivw TOY -yav), " Give me a place to stand and I (will) move the earth."

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  • This consists of two books, and may be called the foundation of theoretical mechanics, for the previous contributions of Aristotle were comparatively vague and unscientific. In the first book there are fifteen propositions, with seven postulates; and demonstrations are given, much the same as those still employed, of the centres of gravity (I) of any two weights, (2) of any parallelogram, (3) of any triangle, (4) of any trapezium.

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  • Hence the world is left open for the free play of mechanics and geometry.

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  • The great argument on which the Cartesians founded their opposition to the Newtonian doctrine was that attraction was an occult quality, not wholly intelligible by the aid of mere mechanics.

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  • When the directive force is constant, the curve is a cycloid; under other conditions, spirals and other curves are described (see Mechanics) .

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  • C. Röntgen a few years later, and produced his treatise on the Principles of Mechanics.

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  • Tait that Newton had divined the principle of the conservation of energy, so far as it belongs purely to mechanics.

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  • His father, John, a Staffordshire man, was one of a party of four mechanics who were sent by Boulton and Watt to Philadelphia about 1790 to set up a steam engine for the city water-works and who in 1793-1794 built at Belleville, N.J., the first steam engine constructed wholly in America; he made a fortune in the manufacture of furniture, but lost it by the burning of his factories.

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  • here during the last two years of the course; Westbrook Seminary (chartered in 1831, and empowered to grant degrees in 1863); the Public Library, containing (1910) 65,000 vols.; the Library of the Maine Historical Society (30,000 vols.); the Mechanics' Library, the Greenleaf Law Library, the Maine General Hospital, and the United States Marine Hospital.

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  • In 1743 he published his Tacite de dynamique, a work famous as developing the mechanical principle, known as "Alembert's Principle," first enunciated in 1742 (see Mechanics).

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  • The principal buildings are the town hall, tolbooth, public library, assembly rooms, mechanics' institute, Morison's academy (founded in 1859), and Strathearn House, a hydropathic establishment built on an eminence at the back of the town, and itself sheltered by the Knock of Crieff (911 ft.

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  • The principles by means of which the magnitude and position of balance weights are worked out are given in the article Mechanics (Applied Mechanics), and the whole subject of locomotive balancing is exhaustively treated with numerous numerical examples in The Balancing of Engines by W.

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  • The Institute of Technology has an exceptional reputation for the wide range of its instruction and its high standards of scholarship. It was a pioneer in introducing as a feature of its original plans laboratory instruction in physics, mechanics and mining.

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  • It is shown in the article Astronomy (Celestial Mechanics) that the mean distance and mean motion or time of revolution of a planet are so related by Kepler's third law that, when one of these elements is given, the other can be found.

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  • Having in his first published paper 1 shown his mastery of analysis, he proceeded to apply its resources to the great outstanding problems in celestial mechanics.

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  • If he ceased to make striking discoveries in celestial mechanics, it was rather their subject-matter than his powers that failed.

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  • Schmidt, contains the Mechanics in Arabic, Greek fragments of the same, the Catoptrica in Latin with appendices of extracts from Olympiodorus, Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. Vol.

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  • It is named the antifriction curve, since a pivot and step having the form of the surface generated by revolving the curve about its vertical axis wear away equally (see MECHANICS: Applied).

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  • (See Farrand, chap. xviii.) The study of mechanics involves materials, tools, processes and products.

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  • The city has also Saint Francis Xavier College (Roman Catholic, established in 1831 and until 1840 known as the Athenaeum); Saint Joseph College (Roman Catholic, 1873) Mount St Mary's of the West Seminary (Roman Catholic, theological, 1848, at Cedar Point, Ohio); Hebrew Union College (1875), the leading institution in the United States for educating rabbis; the largely attended Ohio Mechanics' Institute (founded 1828), a private corporation not conducted for profit, its object being the education of skilled workmen, the training of industrial leaders, and the advancement of the mechanic arts (in 1907 there were in all departments 1421 students, a large majority of whom were in the evening classes); an excellent art academy, modelled after that of South Kensington; the College of Music and the Conservatory of Music (mentioned below); the Miami Medical College (opened in 1852); the Pulte Medical College (homeopathic; coeducational; opened 1872); the Eclectic Medical Institute (chartered 1845); two women's medical colleges, two colleges of dental surgery, a college of pharmacy, and several business colleges.

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  • In the ancient theory due to Galileo, the resistance of the air is ignored, and, as shown in the article on Mechanics (§ 13), the trajectory is now a parabola.

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  • APSE and APSIDES, in mechanics, either of the two points of an orbit which are nearest to and farthest from the centre of motion.

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  • On the other hand, scientific men, such as Herschel, Maxwell and Stokes, who approach nature from mathematics and mechanics, and therefore from the universal laws of motion, have the opposite tendency, because they perceive that nature is not its own explanation.

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  • According to the mechanics of Newton, when two bodies collide each body makes the other move equally and oppositely; but it has become a convenient habit to express this concrete fact in abstract language by calling it the conservation of momentum, by talking of one body communicating its motion to the other; as if bodies exchanged motion as men do money.

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  • Under the first head he attacks mechanics precisely as Mach had done (see above); if this attack had been consistently carried out it would have carried him no further than Mach.

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  • Moreover, Galileo recognized, to some extent at any rate, the principle of simple superposition of velocities and accelerations due to different sets of circumstances, when these are combined (see Mechanics).

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  • Instead of the operation of superposing accelerations, we may compound the several forces acting on a particle by the parallelogram law (see Mechanics) into what may be called the resultant force, the total acceleration of the particle being the same as if this alone acted.

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  • The place of teacher of that science at the Ecole Polytechnique falling vacant in 1837, it was offered to and accepted by Leverrier, who, "docile to circumstance," instantly abandoned chemistry, and directed the whole of his powers to celestial mechanics.

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  • The parabola is the curve described by a projectile which moves in a non-resisting medium under the influence of gravity (see Mechanics).

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  • The scope of his researches was described by Arthur Cayley, his friend and fellow worker, in the following words: "They relate chiefly to finite analysis, and cover by their subjects a large part of it - algebra, determinants, elimination, the theory of equations, partitions, tactic, the theory of forms, matrices, reciprocants, the Hamiltonian numbers, &c.; analytical and pure geometry occupy a less prominent position; and mechanics, optics and astronomy are not absent."

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  • In1846-1848a remarkable religious brotherhood (the Briiderhaus, founded by Spittler of Basel) settled in Jerusalem: it was originally intended to be a settlement of celibate mechanics that would form a nucleus of mission work to evangelize the world.

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  • K(vfµa, a motion), the branch of mechanics which discusses the phenomena of motion without reference to force or mass (see Mechanics).

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  • Whitman never married, never left America, never laid up, or aimed to lay up, riches: he gave his time and his substance freely to others, belonged to no club nor coterie, associated habitually with the common people - mechanics, coach-drivers, working men of all kinds - was always cheerful and optimistic. He was large and picturesque of figure, slow of movement, tolerant, receptive, democratic and full of charity and goodwill towards all.

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  • The epicycloid was so named by Ole Romer in 1674, who also demonstrated that cog-wheels having epicycloidal teeth revolved with minimum friction (see Mechanics: Applied); this was also proved by Girard Desargues, Philippe de la Hire and Charles Stephen Louis Camus.

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  • In 1697 John Bernoulli proposed the famous problem of the brachistochrone (see Mechanics), and it was proved by Leibnitz, Newton and several others that the cycloid was the required curve.

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  • But we have to picture him as anon coming out and gathering about him a tatterdemalion company, and jesting with them until they were in fits of laughter, for the sake of observing their burlesque physiognomies; anon as eagerly frequenting the society of men of science and learning of an older generation like the mathematician Benedetto Aritmetico, the physician, geographer and astronomer Paolo Toscanelli, the famous Greek Aristotelian Giovanni Argiropoulo; or as out-rivalling all the youth of the city now by charm of recitation, now by skill in music and now by feats of strength and horsemanship; or as stopping to buy caged birds in the market that he might set them free and watch them rejoicing in their flight; or again as standing radiant in his rose-coloured cloak and his rich gold hair among the throng of young and old on the piazza, and holding them spellbound while he expatiated on the great projects in art and mechanics that were teeming in his mind.

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  • Means of changing the relative speeds of rotation are furnished by pulleys of continuously varying diameter, or by speed cones (see Mechanics: Applied).

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  • (See Gyroscope and Mechanics.) For the same reason as in the case of the gyroscope the actual motion of the earth's axis is at right angles to the line joining the earth and the attracting centre, and without going into the details of the mathematical processes involved, we may say that the ultimate mean effect will be to cause the pole P of the earth to move at right angles to the circle joining it to the pole of the ecliptic. Were the position of the latter invariable, the celestial pole would move round it in a circle.

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  • The curve has important mechanical relations, in particular it is the orbit of a particle moving under the influence of a central force which varies inversely as the square of the distance of the particle; this is the gravitational law of force, and the curve consequently represents the orbits of the planets if only an individual planet and the sun be considered; the other planets, however, disturb this orbit (see Mechanics).

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  • In the fourth of Galileo's dialogues on mechanics, he demonstrated that the path described by a projectile, being the result of the combination of a uniform transverse motion with a uniformly accelerated vertical motion, must, apart from the resistance of the air, be a parabola.

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  • On this is based the great structure of celestial mechanics and the theory of universal gravitation; and in the elucidation of problems more directly concerned with astronomy, Kepler, Sir Isaac Newton and others discovered many properties of the conic sections (see Mechanics).

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  • The Mechanics of Completion On completion day the buyers solicitors send the balance of the money to the sellers solicitors.

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  • Want an application for all that mechanics you 've swatted up?

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  • Quantum mechanics also provides the basis for technological innovations ranging from lasers to silicon chips.

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  • But in the inner mechanics of this unexampled unanimity the chief technician had been Sverdlov.

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  • And, from about 1837, the Mechanics ' Institutes, which were now widespread throughout the country, took up this idea.

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  • Be aware, though, that not all backyard mechanics are innocent and trying to sell a car legitimately.

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  • In the end, choosing a marine battery charger is very dependent upon the basic mechanics of your boat setup.

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  • Building a platform bed out of a series of plywood cubes is a simple DIY project that is described in an article on the Popular Mechanics website.

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  • The products sold here have been covered in Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Smart Home Owner, and Home Energy magazines.

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  • The most obvious advantage to installing a wind turbine yourself is the money you save, but beyond that self-installation gives you a hands-on understanding of the mechanics.

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  • If you consider the mechanics of a ski turn, you will understand why this is a problem.

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  • Not one to keep things to himself, Leno is happy to share his automotive knowledge through his Popular Mechanics column.

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  • These are available in administration and bookkeeping, medical transcription and recordkeeping, public service fields and mechanics.

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  • Iowa Central serves students, budding entrepreneurs, and lifelong learners in addition to preparing future doctors, nurses, mechanics, and firemen.

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  • This field involves the use of a number of applied and pure sciences, including bioinformatics, biocatalysts, kinetics, mass and heat transfer, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

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  • Popular Mechanics: A behind-the-scenes first look at the massive ship's construction.

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  • It isn't so much the music you're learning as it is the mechanics of the music.

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  • Popular Mechanics is geared toward the fairly skilled do-it-yourself.

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  • They need specialized mechanics to work with them since the many of the parts are electrical in nature.

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  • The basic mechanics of the mask are similar.

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  • With a slight improvement over mechanics from the first Rock Band, the second Rock Band for Wii also lets you compete online with one to four players.

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  • This lets you get a feeling for the game and introduces you to the mechanics of Animal Crossing: Wild World.

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  • To say that the driving mechanics leave something to be desired would be the understatement of the year.

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  • Cake Mania is a step above the rest due to its more streamlined gameplay and easier-to-understand mechanics.

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  • Some of the games are annoying at first, but when you nail down the mechanics and realize the Wii Remote motions and practice a little bit, it is possible you will become addicted to some of the games.

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  • This produces interesting game mechanics where Terrorists hunt and kill hostages and the opposing team while the Counter-Terrorist group makes a mad-dash to protect the few innocents.

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  • Resurrection of Evil offers extremely smooth gameplay and simple mechanics making it relatively easy for anyone to pick up within a short amount of time, although the only improvement they could've added was some duct tape.

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  • The diversity in fighting games doesn't come from game style, it comes from character choices, special moves, fighting mechanics and other unique in-game innovations.

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  • The mechanics, playbooks, and maneuvers are similar to the Madden series, except of course it's based on college ball.

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  • You are both scored on the same mechanics so there's no easy way to win.

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  • With good bass mechanics and over-the-head comfort, the Plantronics GameCom Pro 1 PC headset can fit all your simple needs.

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  • If you've played Halo, then you fit right in with the mechanics of Halo 2.

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  • Received poor reviews for its awkward play mechanics and lackluster gameplay.

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  • The production value alone is worth experiencing the game, yet the content and mechanics make it an entirely fulfilling experience.

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  • Yes, there are robots, kangaroos, and pandas, but the fighting mechanics are otherwise closer to the real thing while still offering an arcade-like experience.

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  • Try an online Zookeeper online demo of the game to get a feel for the mechanics.

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  • Ganbare Goemon is known for its creative gameplay mechanics, sense of humor and loads of secrets.

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  • Mario Bros., a 1983 arcade game, is a precursor to the mechanics of future Mario games.

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  • A few tweaks to the game mechanics are evident as well.

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  • While the basic gameplay mechanics remain the same, there have been a few significant changes.

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  • NBA Jam - A basketball game with simple play mechanics and an emphasis on wacky codes.

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  • Other games for the Nintendo DS have included unique play mechanics only possible with this device.

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  • The game has been largely ignored and shunned by fans of the series, however, due to poor gameplay mechanics, controls, and camera movements.

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  • The core gameplay mechanics in RISK: Factions remain much the same as the original strategy game, so players will still need to engage in turn-based battles against rival empire-creators.

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  • Role-playing games have so many elements in common, sub-genres denote more a of a theme/setting change rather than game play mechanics differences.

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  • They retained the fighting mechanics, but improved the quality of the minor details like level design and single player gameplay.

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  • Gameplay mechanics have hardly changed in Soul Calibur 3, which is the reason why this series has survived so long.

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  • Street Fighter II featured extremely well-tuned game mechanics and timing mechanisms.

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  • Taking the series in a completely new direction, Resident Evil 4 blends the tried and true creepiness of the earlier franchise installments with top notch graphics, a free-roaming camera, and all new gameplay mechanics.

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  • Available on a wide range of consoles, NHL 10 offers an intuitive dual analog stick control scheme, accurate physics mechanics, a new first-person fight view, and the ability to create custom plays.

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  • You'll get your feet wet pretty quickly once you enter the game, but there's no hurry to master the mechanics.

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  • Add-on assessments that address the academic components of word analysis, vocabulary, language mechanics, spelling, and mathematics computation.

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  • For students who are unfamiliar with the mechanics of taking a standardized test, a practice test session given by a teacher shortly before the CAT testing session begins may be appropriate.

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  • Practicing proper body mechanics while sitting (sitting with both feet on the floor, back straight and legs uncrossed) can help prevent the development of leg cramps.

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  • Speech and hearing tests measure the mechanics of speaking and hearing the spoken word.

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  • Voiding cystogram-A radiographic image of the mechanics of urination.

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  • Before using your straightening iron, familiarize yourself with the mechanics of the tool.

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  • There are both full-time and part time opportunities for drivers and mechanics.

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  • Popular Mechanics has five airplane designs for intermediate to advanced paper folders.

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  • Many tradesmen, such as auto mechanics, also wear them to protect their regular clothing from grime.

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  • The mechanics of the mixer use several gears to operate.

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  • The mechanics of the can opener include a magnetic lid holder and a precise cut blade, which gives leaves the can with smooth edges.

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  • The mechanics of the game are such that no two players (playing as detectives) will play alike.

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  • You can find pictures of games, read reviews, learn about the various mechanics of board games and browse games by category.

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  • While the free trial only lasts for sixty minutes, players have the ability to learn the mechanics of the game in a beautifully moving environment.

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  • Profession: Some professions, such as athletes, mechanics, doctors, or actors, may be unable to wear traditional wedding bands.

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  • Taurus is very oriented to physicality and the senses, so mechanics, cooking and art are good places for you to make a connection.

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  • Similar in plot mechanics to The Da Vinci Code, the clues connect Gates to the Declaration of Independence, the Knights Templar and the Freemasons.

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  • These dual forks reside within the watch mechanics and allow remarkable precision.

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  • This watch is now offered with standard crystal quartz mechanics.

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  • The watches are given a three month warranty on mechanics and the customer can broaden the warranty to a year.

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  • Some of these are pilots and airline mechanics which makes one winder who is going to fly the planes that may be maintained by replacements fresh out of tech school.

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  • Outlining your objectives with them first will help you determine how the mechanics of the effort will be handled.

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  • Test drive the car, and perform an inspection of its body and mechanics.

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  • Turn on the windshield wipers, radio, and any other mechanics of the vehicle to ensure they're working.

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  • Don't automatically think repair centers, dealerships and mechanics are out to rip you off.

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  • Mechanics are gold when buying dirt cheap cars.

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  • Many auto mechanics are always on the lookout for cars under 1000 dollars, because they know that most of the time they can quickly repair the vehicle and then resell it for a much higher price.

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  • Many mechanics offer special deals for this type of service, often charging less than $100.

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  • This is generally cheaper than using a truck scale, and it can be performed by most auto mechanics.

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  • Often, the installation of specialized parts or components require a very specific step-by-step process that only trained mechanics know about.

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  • A lot depends on the experience and knowledge of the auto mechanics that submitted their insight to the manual.

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  • Even professional auto mechanics make use of either printed or online repair manuals for different car models.

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  • Many private auto mechanics purchase Hayne's repair manuals to improve their own ability to troubleshoot car problems, so if you purchase your own manual from Hayne's, you can't go wrong.

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  • Jamborees are held in several states, and they typically include lots of off-road driving, training in trail preparedness and mechanics, and even methods for getting your Jeep out of difficult situations.

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  • It's important, especially when trying out the more tricky moves, that you do so with the supervision and teaching of someone who is well trained in body mechanics and kinesthesiology, as well as gymnastics and cheerleading stunts.

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  • At most, clean your coffee pot once a week; more frequent cleanings may expose its mechanics to an overly-high amount of acid, which could ruin it.

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  • Mechanics: look at how the quilt is loaded, the size of the throat (bigger is better if you can afford it), how you adjust tension, and how much quilting can be done without adjusting the quilt.

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  • Importantly, when your body is being deprived of the nutrition it needs, metabolic rate is known to lower itself in an effort to sustain its primary functions of the brain, heart, and other life-sustaining mechanics.

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  • Typically, fad diets revolve around the loss of liquid from the body so actual weight loss that involves burning fat often doesn't play much of a part in the mechanics of these diets.

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  • Bra mechanics aren't exactly a highly respected branch of science, so it's not like there are hundred of scientists working to prove or disprove the usefulness of the underwire.

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  • A human still needs to be present in order to troubleshoot the mechanics or the software in case something goes wrong.

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  • Popular Mechanics was first published in 1902.

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  • A pit crew is made up of a group of mechanics (anywhere from a few up to twenty or so) that carry out pit work during a car race.

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  • The history of the technological advances in college football helmets as well as professional models are a popular topic for fans of the sport, as shown by an article from Popular Mechanics.

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  • In 1844 he was elected ordinary professor of higher mechanics and astronomy, a position which he held till his death on the 26th of September 1868.

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  • On his return to the capital Peter, in order to see what progress his son had made in mechanics and mathematics, asked him to draw something of a technical nature for his inspection.

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  • Science, he says, may be compared to a tree; metaphysics is the root, physics is the trunk, and the three chief branches are mechanics, medicine and Ouvres, viii.

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  • In preparation for these he spent the winter of 1877-1878 in reading up original treatises like those of Laplace and Lagrange on mathematics and mechanics, and in attending courses on practical physics under P. G.

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  • The principal buildings are the church of St Lawrence in Gothic style, erected in 1821, and the mechanics' institute, a fine building, comprising class-rooms, a library, a.

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  • Railway Master Mechanics' Assoc., Ig06).

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  • The public buildings include the town hall, a fine and commodious house on the site of the old tolbooth; the Falconer museum, containing among other exhibits several valuable fossils, and named after Dr Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), the distinguished palaeontologist and botanist, a native of the town; the mechanics' institute; the agricultural and market hall; Leanchoil hospital and Anderson's Institution for poor boys.

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  • Although bitterly opposed by the partisans of scholastic routine, Genovesi found influential patrons, amongst them Bartolomeo Intieri, a Florentine, who in 1754 founded the first Italian or European chair of political economy (commerce and mechanics), on condition that Genovesi should be the first professor, and that it should never be held by an ecclesiastic. The fruit of Genovesi's professorial labours was the Lezioni di Commercio, the first complete and systematic work in Italian on economics.

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  • The schools include the Gymnasium (founded in 1592 by the Protestant community as a Latin school), the Realgymnasium (founded in 1830, for "modern" subjects and Latin), the Oberrealschule and Realschule (founded 1893, the latter wholly "modern"), two girls' high schools, a girls' middle-class school, a large number of popular schools, a mechanics' and polytechnic school, a school of mechanics, an industrial drawing school, a commercial school, and a school for the deaf and dumb.

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