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Pendulums. An Attempt Towards Obtaining Invariable Measures of Length, Capacity, and Weight, from the Mensuration of Time, Independant of the Mechanical Operations Requisite to Ascertain the Center of Oscillation, or The True Length of Pendulums
|Catalogue no: 1518|
|Dewey No: 681.1124||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive|
|Author(s): John Whitehurst|
|Total pages: 46||Illustrations: 3||Language(s): English||Publication date: 1787|
|Editor:||Publisher: The Author|
|Dimensions: 260mm x 210mm||Condition: Good|
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An account of experiments to determine the acceleration of the Pendulum in different latitudes
Pamphlet now bound between red hard covers.
The introduction explains the purpose of the experiments with reference to the work of others before the Author.
In the main text, the apparatus designed and used for the experiments is explained and illustrated with three excellent pull-out engravings.
Several charts of results included.
|Room location: Library||Cabinet: E||Shelf: 2|
|Search terms: Pendulums, Precision Timekeeping|
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