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Perpetual motion : the history of an obsession

Author: Arthur W J G ORD-HUME
Publisher: New York : St. Martin, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1ª edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W J G ORD-HUME
OCLC Number: 842205033
Notes: Índice.
- Introduction. 1. What is Perpetual Motion?. 2. Elementary Physics and Perpetual Motion. 3. Medieval Perpetual Motion. 4. Self-moving Wheels and Overbalancing Weights. 5. Lodestones, Electro-Magentism and Steam. 6. Capillary Attraction and Spongewheels. 7. Cox's Perpetual Motion. 8. The Redheffer Perpetual Motion. 9. Keely and his Amazing Motor. 10. Odd Ideas about Vaporisation and Liquefaction. 11. The Astonishing Case of the Garabed Project. 12. Ever-Ringing Bells and Radium Perpetual Motion. 13. Perpetual Motion INventors Barred form the US Patent Office. 14. Rolling Ball Clocks. 15. Rolling Ball Clocks. 16. Philosophical Perpetual Motion and Atomic Energy. 17. The Perpetuity of the Perpetual Motion Inventor. 18. A Summing Up.
Description: 235 p. : il. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume.

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