Elements of Physics: Or, Natural Philosophy, General and Medical ... Comprised in Five Parts, 1. Somatology, Statics, and Dynamics. 2. Mechanics. 3. Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Acoustics. 4. Heat and Light. 5. Animal and Medical Physics ...

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Lea and Blanchard, 1853 - 486 pagina's
 

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