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Science for the School and Family Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R397
Discovery Miles 3 970
Science for the School and Family Volume 3 (Paperback): Worthington Hooker

Science for the School and Family Volume 3 (Paperback)

Worthington Hooker

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Loot Price R397 Discovery Miles 3 970

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 Excerpt: ...the cylinder revolve rapidly, causing the ends of the arms to revolve as represented in the figure (Fig. 174). QUESTIONS. 120. Of what does Hydraulics teach? Describe some of the phenomena connected with the flow of liquids through an opening. What is the path of a liquid issuing from a lateral opening? Upon what depends the amount of water discharged?--121. What is said of water-clocks?--122. How does friction affect the flow of liquids through long tubes? What is said of the effect of friction in brooks and rivers? In what part of a stream does the water move most rapidly? Explain the formation and breaking of the crest of waves rolling over a beach. What is said of the velocity of rivers as affected by friction?--123. Explain the formation of waves. What is it that really advances in the forward movement of a wave? Give the comparison mentioned. What is said of the height of waves?--124. What causes tides? What is a bore? Mention some places where its effects are noteworthy.--125. Illustrate the relation of bulk to the motion of solids produced by moving gases and liquids. What is said of the opposition of gravitation to water and air in moving solids? What difference does the presence of obstacles make in the relation of force to velocity? What is said of the relation of shape to velocity? What is said of the shape of fishes? What is said of the shape of boats? What of the management of the webbed feet of water-fowls? What of the wings of birds?--126. What is said of machines for raising water? Describe Archimedes's screw.--127. Name the principal kinds of water-wheels. Describe the undershot wheel, and explain its action. Also the other forms. The turbine. Describe Barker's Mill. CHAPTER XIII. PNEUMATICS. 128. 'What Pneumatics Teaches.--Hydrostatics, a...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Worthington Hooker
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44887-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-44887-3
Barcode: 9781231448878

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