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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,|
|Related titles:||Related library records:
Lecture on the Pendulum-Experiments at Harton Pit
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.
|Room location: Library||Cabinet: E||Shelf: 2|
|Search terms: Pendulums|
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