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

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Mechanics, c1802

Identifier: Coll-204/3
Scope and Contents Subtitled 'Theory of Machines', pulleys and kites among them, this volume contains lectures on dynamics and statics, with attendant calculations and diagrams.
Dates: c1802

Motion, Mechanics,, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/23
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on mechanics and the geometry of motion.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Papers of David Gregory

Identifier: Coll-33
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: bound manuscripts of mathematical and personal papers by both David Gregory and James Gregory bound manuscripts Lectiones Mechanicae Sive Geometria de Motu parts 1-4 (1689-1690) bound manuscripts of treatises on mathematics and astronomy (1683-1694) bound manuscripts Notae in...
Dates: 1652-1706

Pendulums,, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/27
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on pendulums and related machinery in clocks. Numerous diagrams intersperse, some of them quite grand. At the rear of the volume are several essays on projectiles.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Pneumatics, Gunpowder, c1780-c1802

Identifier: Coll-204/8
Scope and Contents Notes, in English and occasional Russian, on the physics of air, principally pressure differentials and sound propagation. Topics include a lengthy discussion of the function and gross anatomy of the ear, barometrical measurement of height; published chart of comparative altitudes of famous mountain peaks, and the overall constitution of the atmosphere. The second half of the volume covers ballistics, mostly: diagrams, calculations, and records of artillery trials. A short, unrelated section at...
Dates: c1780-c1802

Rotation, Philosphy, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/12
Scope and Contents Volume contains lecture notes, with only one or two diagrams, of the physics of rotating bodies, and of the nature of physics itself.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Space, Time, Motion, Stability, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/16
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the geometry of motion and stasis; numerous diagrams attend.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Treatises, c1780-c1802

Identifier: Coll-204/7
Scope and Contents Illustrated print and manuscript treatises on the geometry of motion.
Dates: c1780-c1802