The principles of mechanics :
explaining and demonstrating the general laws of motion, the laws of gravity, motion of descending bodies, projectiles, mechanic powers, pendulums, centers of gravity, &c. strength and stress of timber, hydrostatics, and construction of machines : a work very necessary to be known, by all gentlemen, and others, that desire to have an insight into the works of nature and art : and extremely useful to all sorts of artificers, particularly to architects, engineers, shipwrights, millwrights, watchmakers, &c. or any that work in a mechanical way : illustrated with forty-three copper-plates.
|Main Author:||Emerson, William, 1701-1782.|
London : Printed for G. Robinson ..., 1773.
The 3rd ed., corrected.
Mechanical engineering /
Early works to 1800.
Mechanics > Mechanics / Early works to 1800.
Pref. signed: W. Emerson.
x, , 284,  p., 43 folded leaves of plates :
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