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" The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed. "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 118
by John Mason Good - 1819
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Natural Law, Science, and the Social Construction of Reality

Bernie Koenig - Philosophy - 2004 - 341 pages
...that state by forces impressed upon it. 2. The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed and is made in the direction of the right...that force is impressed. 3. To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction; or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always...
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Look Away!: The U.S. South in New World Studies

Jon Smith, Deborah Cohn - History - 2004 - 521 pages
...its state by forces impressed upon it. 2. The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right...that force is impressed. 3. To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction: or, the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always...
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Isaac Newton's Natural Philosophy

Jed Z. Buchwald, I. Bernard Cohen - Science - 2004 - 376 pages
...algorithmic approach. LAW 2 IN THE PRINCIPIA "The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed." 4 This law should not be confused with what is now called "Newton's law," which is expressed in terms...
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Energy: Technology and Directions for the Future

John R. Fanchi - Science - 2004 - 491 pages
...times acceleration" concept: Ql-3. Law II: The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed. [Wolff, 1965, pg. 166] today called momentum. Law II says the change in momentum of an object during...
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Nature's Principles

Jan Faye, Paul Needham, Uwe Scheffler, Max Urchs - Science - 2005 - 292 pages
...the new law became: "The change of motion [motus: ie momentum] is proportional to the motive force impressed: and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed." (Newton, 1946) What is important here is the word 'motive force.' Brian Ellis has convincingly argued...
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The Squashed Philosophers

Glyn Lloyd-Hughes - Philosophy - 2005 - 436 pages
...circular for a much longer time. LAW II. The alteration of motion is ever proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed. If any force generates a motion, a double force will generate double the motion, a triple force triple...
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Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality

Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Watkins, Eric Watkins - History - 2005 - 451 pages
...forces. For example, his second law of motion: "The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed," nowadays better known as F=ma, need not give any direct empirical content to forces as long as forces...
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The Philosophy of Science

Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer - Philosophy - 2006 - 965 pages
...that state by forces impressed upon it. 2. The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed and is made in the direction of the right...that force is impressed. 3. To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction; or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other are always...
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Redeeming Science: A God-centered Approach

Vern S. Poythress - Religion - 2006 - 381 pages
...state by forces impressed thereon. 2. The alteration of motion is ever proportional to the motive force impressed; and is made in the direction of the right...that force is impressed. 3. To every action there is always opposed an equal and opposite reaction: or the mutual actions of two bodies upon each other...
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Marriage and Divorce of Astronomy and Astrology: A History of Astral ...

Gordon Fisher - History - 2006 - 228 pages
...call a straight line. Newton's Second Law. "The change of motion is proportional to the motive force impressed and is made in the direction of the right line in which that force is impressed." The motion of a body is defined by Newton to be the product of a quantity called the mass of the body,...
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