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Weisbach, Principles of the mechanics of machinery and engineering (Vol.1), 1849.

Table of Contents

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Front Matter

  • Download PDF: Front Matter (2.4 MB) Front Cover, Title Page, Table of Contents, Preface by American Editor, Author's Preface

Chapters

  • Download PDF: Section I (2.9 MB) Section I. Phoronomy; or The Pure Mathematical Science of Motion.
    • Chapter I. Simple Motion
    • Chapter II. Compound Motion
  • Download PDF: Section II (3.3 MB) Section II. Mechanics in the Physical Science of Motion in General
    • Chapter I. Fundamental ideas and fundamental laws of mechanics
    • Chapter II. The mechanics of material point
  • Download PDF: Section III - Chapters 1 through 4 (8.9 MB) Section III. Statics of Rigid Bodies. Chapters I through IV
    • Chapter I. General laws of the statics of rigid bodies
    • Chapter II. Centre of gravity
    • Chapter III. Equilibrium of bodies rigidly connected and supported
    • Chapter IV. Equilibrium in funicular machines
  • Download PDF: Section III - Chapters 5 and 6 (10.3 MB) Section III. Continued / Statics of Rigid Bodies. / Chapters V and VI
    • Chapter V. On the resistances of friction and rigidity
    • Chapter VI. Elasticity and rigidity
  • Download PDF: Section IV (9.8 MB) Section IV. Dynamics of Rigid Bodies.
  • Chapter I. Doctrine of the moment of inertia
  • Chapter II. Centrifugal force
  • Chapter III. Of the action of gravity on motions along constrained paths
  • Chapter IV. The doctrine of impact
  • Download PDF: Section V (6.2 MB) Section V. Statistics of Fluid Bodies.
    • Chapter I. On the equilibrium and pressure of water in vessels
    • Chapter II. On the equilibrium of water with other bodies
    • Chapter III. On the equilibrium and pressure of air
  • Download PDF: Section VI - Chapters 1 through 4 (8.3 MB) Section VI. Dynamics of Fluid Bodies. / Chapters I through IV.
    • Chapter I. The general laws of the efflux of water from vessels
    • Chapter II. On the contraction of the fluid vein by the efflux of water through orifices in a thin plate
    • Chapter III. On the efflux of water through tubes
    • Chapter IV. On the resistance of water in passing through contraction
  • Download PDF: Section VI - Chapters 5 through 9 (8.2 MB) Section VI. Continued / Dynamics of Fluid Bodies. / Chapters V through IX.
    • Chapter V. On the efflux of water under variable pressure
    • Chapter VI. On the efflux of air from vessels and tubes
    • Chapter VII. On the motion of water in canals and rivers
    • Chapter VIII. Hydrometry or the doctrine of the measurement of water
    • Chapter IX. On the impulse and resistance of fluids
  • Back Matter

    • Download PDF: Back Matter (.6 MB) Back Matter: Index, Errata, Back Cover

    Weisbach, Principles of the mechanics of machinery and engineering (Vol.1), 1849