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Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit

George Biddell Airy

Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit

delivered in the central hall, South Shields, October 24, 1854 : together with a letter containing the results of the experiments

by George Biddell Airy

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pendulum

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. New Canaan, CT : Readex. microfiches. (Landmarks II, monographs)

    Statementby George Biddell Airy
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 26 p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15208650M

    Hon. Fellow of Trin. Coll., Cambr., Astronomer Royal fr. to by George Biddell Airy (Book) Magnetism of ships and deviations of compass: Series of papers from transactions of foreign societies, with other papers and documents (Book).   Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit: delivered in the central hall, South Shields, Octo together with a letter containing the results of the experiments by George Biddell Airy 3 editions - first published in

      In the clutches of the Spanish Inquisition, a heretic is sentenced to a new and diabolical form of torture. A nail-biting tale of suspense, agony and razor-sharp death, from the High King of. From Introduction to Lecture on the Pendulum-Experiments at Harton Pit (), iv. The quote comes from the printed Introduction in the published booklet, but was not part of the printed lecture itself. At the request of a “deputation of gentlemen of South Shields,” the printed version of the lecture was written “in extenso, from memory,” after the original talk was given on 24 Oct.

    The Pit and the Pendulum is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. The story centres around the torments endured by a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition. The story is especially effective at inspiring fear in the reader due to its heavy focus on the senses, emphasizing its reality, unlike many of Poe's stories which are aided by the supernatural/5(). The only good war book to come out during the last war was Under Fire by Henri Barbusse. He was the first to show us, Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit: delivered in the Central Hall, South Shields, Octo Longman and Co. p. iv.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Harton Pit, the site of the pendulum experiments detailed in the Lecture, is within two miles of South Shields, in a S.S.W.

direction. It is the property of Messrs. Blackett, Anderson, Wood, & Philipson, whose liberal conduct in this matter has been so justly praised by Professor Airy. Add tags for "Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit: delivered in the central hall, South Shields, Octo together with a letter containing the results of the experiments".

Be the first. Airy used a coal pit at the Harton Colliery, near Harton in the county of Tyne and Wear in north-eastern England. The pit was feet ( metres) deep, and at the bottom Airy built a sophisticated pendulum and time measurement system.

Harton Pit is feet deep; its mode of ascent and descent is by "cage and tub;" which Is made in either way, with the smoothness of a railway carriage, in less than two minutes. The extensive nature of this pit may be judged of by the amount of passages which it contains in its workings, in connection with its other shaft, St.

Hilda. The pit was bottomed at the Bensham seam, July, ; the shaft being fathoms deep. The average thickness of the seam is about 6 feet; and the workings extend to the south of the shaft, which is situated at a short distance from St. Hilda's Church, South Shields.

G. Airy, Account of pendulum-experiments undertaken at the Harton Colliery- for the _purpose of determining the mean density of the earth, (London, ), being the published version of a lecture delivered in South Shields following the conclusion of the experiments.

Meadows, Greenwich Observatory In this township [Harton] is the extensive Harton Colliery, which is one of the deepest in the district, and gives employment to a large number of men. It is feet deep, and it was here, inthat the famous pendulum experiments of the Astronomer Royal, Sir George Buddell Airey, were carried out.

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Airy, George Biddell, Sir, George Biddle Airy (Astronomer Royal) Lecture on the Pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit, delivered in the central hall, South Shields, 24 Octobertogether with a letter containing the results of the experiments Longman and Co., Ref: Library Pamphlets Vol A 15/7.

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Airy gives instructions and draws diagrams both before and during the experiments, and there are subsequent letters seeking information needed for additional calculations. Included are news clippings, a pamphlet by Airy (Lecture on the Pendulum-Experiments at Harton Pit.

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Contributions to this chapter anthology deal with the science, history, methodology and pedagogy of pendulum motion. Lecture on the pendulum-experiments at Harton Pit, South Shields, I had made considerable advance in calculations on my favourite numerical lunar theory, when I discovered that.

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