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" MECHANICAL POWERS are certain simple instruments employed in raising greater weights, or overcoming greater resistance than could be effected by the direct application of natural strength. They are usually accounted six in number; viz. the Lever, the... "
A Course of Mathematics: For the Use of Academies, as Well as Private Tuition - Page 154
by Charles Hutton - 1831
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A Plain and Familiar Introduction to the Newtonian Philosophy

Benjamin Martin - Physics - 1754 - 164 pages
...of the Heavenly Bodies, the .Principles of Mechanics explained i of the Several Mechanical Powers ; -the Lever, the Wheel, and Axle, the Pulley, the inclined "Plane, 'the Wedge, and the Screw ; the ftrongeft Arch to build upont the D.oBrine of Wheel Carriages, £?V. 137 A Plain and Familiar...
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A Plain and Easy Introduction to the Newtonian Experimental Philosophy ...

Benjamin Martin - Science - 1765 - 164 pages
...of the Heavenly Bodies ; the Principles of Mechanics explained ; of the federal Mechanical Powers* the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw ; the ftrongeft Arch to build upon -, ibe Doftrine of Wheel Carriages, &V, 137 I. . A Plain and Familiar...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...; and by their combination, all machines, however complicated, are constructed. Their names are—. the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. However small the strength of man, considered in itself, may appear, his ingenuity has supplied him...
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An Academy for Grown Horsemen; Containing the Completest Instructions for ...

Henry William Bunbury - Horsemanship - 1808 - 97 pages
...riding, of the principles of mixed mathematics. Consider, Mr. Gambado, the six mechanical powers! I he lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw; and reflect with what advantage all these may be applied to the uses of Horsemanship. By means of a...
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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Mechanics: In Five Books ...

William Marrat - Mechanics - 1810 - 455 pages
...because, of these six, all the more compounded machines arc composed : — the mechanic powers are the LEVER, the WHEEL AND AXLE, the PULLEY, the INCLINED PLANE, the WEDGE, and the SGEEW. 125. WEIGHT and POWER, when opposed to each other, signify the body to be moved, and the body...
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A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ...

Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1811
...could be effected by the natural strength without them. These are usually accounted six in number, number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw. 158. Mechanics, is the science of forces, and the effects they produce, when applied to machines, in...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

Akeroyde's padd (Dance) - 1812
...velocity is greater. The mechanical powers which are used in aid of the wants and weakness of man, are, the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. THE LEVER Is the first and simplest of the mechanical powers. It is a straight inflexible bar, supposed...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Best books - 1812
...mechanical'powers; and by their combination, all machines, however complicated, are constructed. Their names are — the lever, the -wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the "wedge, and the screwHowever small the strength of man, considered in itself, may appear, his ingenuity has supplied...
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A Short System of Polite Learning, Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - Art and science - 1814 - 214 pages
...of the machine applied to the weight or resistance. Q. How many mechanic powers are there ? A. Six? the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw. Q. Please to describe each of them î A. The lerer is an inflexible bar, turning on я supportin»...
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Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson - Eclipses - 1814
...machines, usually called media* The menical j)ower», are six in number,* viz. the le- chanic ver, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined ' plane, the wedge, and the screw. They are * Some writers on mechanics exclude the inclined plane from the number of the mechanical powers,...
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