Henley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ...

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N.W. Henley Pub., Company, 1906

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Page 73 - THE angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal to one another : and, if the equal sides be produced, the angles upon the other side of the base shall be equal.
Page 156 - Change of motion is proportional to the impressed force, and takes place in the direction of the straight line in which the force acts.
Page 156 - Every body continues in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line, except in so far as it may be compelled by impressed forces to change that state.
Page 193 - The watt = 10 7 absolute units of power (or 10,000,000 ergs per second), and is the power of a current of one ampere flowing under a pressure of one volt.
Page 49 - A cone is a solid figure described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the sides containing the right angle, which side remains fixed.
Page 214 - HYDROGEN H Indium In Iodine I Iridium Ir IRON Fe Krypton Kr Lanthanum La Lead Pb Lithium...
Page 214 - Arsenic As Barium Ba Bismuth Bi Boron B Bromine Br Cadmium Cd Caesium Cs Calcium Ca Carbon C Cerium Ce Chlorine Cl Chromium Cr Cobalt Co Columbium Cb Copper Cu...
Page 214 - Tellurium Te Terbium Tb Thallium Tl Thorium Th Thulium Tm Tin Sn Titanium Ti Tungsten W Uranium U Vanadium V Xenon...
Page 227 - The angles in the same segment of a circle are equal to one another.
Page 193 - A great and important law is that known as the conservation of energy, which states that the total amount of energy in the universe is constant, and that man is neither able to create nor to destroy energy.

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