XV. A new theory of the rotary motion of bodies affected by forces disturbing such motion.

@article{LandenXVAN,
  title={XV. A new theory of the rotary motion of bodies affected by forces disturbing such motion.},
  author={John Landen},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={266 - 295}
}
  • John Landen
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
I am induced to consider this paper as not unworthy the notice of this Society, through a persuasion that the theory herein contained will conduce to the improvement of science, by enabling the reader to form a true idea, and accordingly to make a computation of the motion (or change) of the axis about which a body having a rotatory motion will turn, or have a tendency to turn, upon being affected by a force disturbing its rotation; particularly of the motion of the earth's axis arising from… Expand

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