The Cambridge Course of Elementary Natural Philosophy: Being the Propositions in Mechanics and Hydrostatics in which Those Persons who are Not Candidates for Honours are Examined for the Degree of B.A.
Macmillan, 1864 - Hydrostatics - 179 pages
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