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Physics

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Corpuscular Forces, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/35
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the notion that physical interaction between bodies is not a matter of Newtonian forces, governed by Keplerian laws, but of the cumulative effect of collisions and other interactions among particles.

Gravity, Measure of Forces, c1780-c1802

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Identifier: Coll-204/9
Scope and Contents Notes in English, with occasional Russian headings, in basic physics like 'impulsion' and the measurement of forces. There are one or two mechanical sketches.

Impulsion, Corpuscular Forces, c1780-c1802

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Identifier: Coll-204/6
Scope and Contents Volume contains lectures in statics and fluid dynamics. Included is a note on what happens upon mixing particular chemicals. A few of the headings are in Russian.

Introductions, c1804

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Identifier: Coll-204/2
Scope and Contents Volume consists of drafts of numerous introductions for various kinds of lectures in 'natural philosophy'. They discuss the use of terms like 'causation' and 'laws', concerned less with scientific facts than with how to study science itself.

Lecture Notes of John Robison

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Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 1, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/1
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 2, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/2
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 3, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/3
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 4, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/4
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.

Lectures in Natural Philosophy, volume 5, 1785

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Identifier: Coll1371/5
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures in Natural Philosophy by Professor Robison taken down by T.C. Hope in 1785.