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Structural and Stress Analysis - Page 20
by T.H.G. Megson - 2005 - 744 pages

## Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy, Volume 1

...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...

## Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy, Part 1

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...

## Mechanics, hydrostatics and pneumatics

...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...

## The Aeroplane Speaks

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."...

## Applied Aeronautics: The Airplane

...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...

## Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering

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...

## Elementary Aeronautical Science

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...

## National Bureau of Standards Circular, Issues 569-575

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...