Mechanics; or, the doctrine of motion. Comprehending, I. The general laws of motion. II. The descent of bodies perpendicularly, and down inclined Planes, and also in Curve Surfaces. The Motion of Pendulums. III. Centers of gravity. The Equilibrium of Beams of Timber, and their Forces and Directions. IV. The mechanical powers. V. The comparative strength of timber, and its stress. The Powers of Engines, their Motion, and Friction. VI. Hydrostatics and pneumatics.
- Emerson, William, 1701-1782.
- MDCCLXIX.