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" The velocity of the circumference of the wheel is as much greater than that of the axle, as it is further from the centre of motion : for the wheel describes a... "
Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy - Page xxvi
1832
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An Easy Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: For the Use of ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Electricity - 1807 - 212 pages
...projecting spokes thai answer the same purpose as awheel, as in fig. 15. 71. The advantage gained, is in proportion as the circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axis : or as the diameter of the wheel is greater than the diameter of the axis. Illustration. If the...
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An Easy Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: For the Use of Schools

Sir Richard Phillips - Celestial mechanics - 1811 - 196 pages
...projecting spokes that answer the same purpose as a wheel, as in fig. 15. 71. The advantage gained, is in proportion as the circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axis ; or as the diameter of the wheel is greater than the diameter of the axis. Illustration. If the...
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Scientific Dialogues, Volume 1

Jeremiah Joyce - Science - 1815 - 388 pages
...will be in equilibrio. Father. The second mechanical power is the Wheel and Axis> which gains power in proportion, as the circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axis ; this machine may be referred to the principle of the lever. AB (Plate in. Fig. 22.) is the wheel,...
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Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and ..., Volumes 1-2

Jeremiah Joyce - Science - 1815 - 268 pages
...ascent, the rope to coil more than once the length- of the axis, because the advantage gained is in proportion as the circumference of the wheel is -greater than that of the axis ; so thatt if the circumference of the wheel be 12 times greater than that of the axis, 1 pound...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 366 pages
...it is further from the centre of motion : for the wheel describes a great circle in the same space of time that the axle describes a small one, therefore...than that of the axle. If the velocity of the wheel is twelve times greater than that of the axle, a power nearly twelve times less than the weight of...
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Universal Science Or the Cabinet of Nature and Art, Comprising ..., Volume 1

Alexander Jamieson - Natural history - 1821 - 448 pages
...as their respective diameters ; consequently the advantage gained, by this mechanical power, is in proportion as the circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axis, or as the diameter of the wheel is greater than the diameter of the axis. Hence the velocity...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), Thomas P. Jones - Physics - 1826 - 286 pages
...it is further from the centre of motion ; foil the wheel describes a great circle in the same space of time that the axle, describes a small one, therefore...than that of the axle. If the velocity of the wheel is twelve times greater than that of the axle, a power twelves times less than the weight of the bucket,...
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A Grammar of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...: With One Hundred ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Physics - 1826 - 236 pages
...fastened to it, (Jig. 13,) or of a cylinder with projectingspokes,(/g. 14.) 74. The advantage gained is in proportion as the circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axis ; or as the diameter of the wheel is greater than the diameter of the axis. Illus. If the diameter...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Science - 1827 - 234 pages
...as it is further from the centre of motion; for the wheel describes a great circle in the same space of time that the axle describes a small one; therefore...circumference of the wheel is greater than that of the axle. Those who have ever drawn a bucket from a well by this machine, must have observed, that as the bucket...
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Book of lessons for the use of schools, Book 5

Ireland commissioners of nat. educ - 1835 - 398 pages
...it is further from the centre of motion ; for the wheel describes a large circle in the same space of time that the axle describes a small one, therefore...the weight of the bucket would be able to raise it. THE INCLINED PLANE. The fourth mechanical power is the inclined plane. This is nothing more than a...
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