| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - 1880
...compound with the weights of its components; we find an exact equality; hence it has been stated that **the mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter** which it contains; but though this statement expresses a simple fact when applied to the comparison... | |
| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - Electricity - 1880 - 1069 pages
...compound with the weights of its components; we find an exact equality; hence it has been stated that **the mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter** which it contains; but though this statement expresses a simple fact when applied to the comparison... | |
| Augustin Privat-Deschanel - Physics - 1884
...compound with the weights of its components; we find an exact equality; hence it has been stated that **the mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter** which it contains; but though this statement expresses a simple fact when applied to the comparison... | |
| H. Barber - Airplanes - 1917 - 144 pages
...Longeron — The term usually applied to any long spar running lengthways of a fuselage. .[i8] Mass — **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of** material in it. Momentum — The product of the mass and velocity of a body is known as " momentum."... | |
| Henry Woodhouse - Aeronautics - 1920 - 322 pages
...motion, or in any way to change either the direction or velocity of motion, is called Inertia. MASS — **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of** material in it. MOMENT — Moment is the product of a force times its lever arm. It is usually expressed... | |
| Ivor Blashka Hart, Walter Laidler - Aeronautics - 1923 - 288 pages
...31° 25' N. of W. Dynamics. This is the name given to the study of motion under the action of forces. **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter in** it. This is therefore a constant quantity for the body, and is independent of its position. Force is... | |
| Weights and measures - 1956
...kilogram, and is therefore smaller than the US pound by that amount. a. Distinction Between Mass and Weight **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of** material in the body. The weight of a body is defined as the force with which that body is attracted... | |
| B.N. Ahuja - 1997 - 412 pages
...varies directly with the weight of their mass and inversely with the distance between them. Mass : **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter** present in the body. Mass is always constant being independent of its surroundings and position. It's... | |
| W. Noel Keyes - Medical - 2007 - 1174 pages
...Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). **The mass of a body is a measure of the quantity of matter** it contains. Kinetic energy is what a moving body possesses by virtue of its motion; namely, one-half... | |
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