George Biddell Airy

On a Correction requisite to be applied to the Length of a Pendulum consisting of a Ball suspended by a fine Wire

Catalogue no: 1513
Dewey No: 681.1124 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): George Biddell Airy
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1829
Editor: Publisher: Privately published
Dimensions: 290mm x 230mm Condition: Reasonable
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Pages extracted from an unknown journal and bound separately between paper covers.

Based on a paper read November 16, 1829.

Account of experiments on the length of a seconds pendulum.

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Account of Pendulum Experiments undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the purpose of determining the Mean Density of the Earth

Catalogue no: 1506
Dewey No: 531.53 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): George Biddell Airy
Total pages: 58 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: 1856
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Dimensions: 300mm x 235mm Condition: Reasonable,
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Lecture on the Pendulum-Experiments at Harton Pit
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A lecture read January 24 and 31, 1856.

An experiment to determine the mean density of the earth carried out 1854-5. 

Begins with a history of the theory behind the experiment and its progress since 1826.

A full account of the experiment together with several charts of the clock's performance.

Two engravings at rear show a map of the Colliery area and another of the two clocks and other equipment used in the experiment.

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Lecture on the Pendulum-Experiments at Harton Pit

Catalogue no: 1505
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): George Biddell Airy
Total pages: 30 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: 1855
Editor: Publisher: G.B.Airy
Dimensions: 220mm x 145mm Condition: Good, some pages uncut
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Full title on front cover as follows;

Lecture on the Pendulum-Experimants at Harton Pit, Delivered in the Central hall, South Shields, October 24th, 1854, by George Biddell Airy Esq., Astronomer Royal, Together with A Letter Containing The Results Of The Experiments.

The subject of this lecture is best described in the introduction;

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