The Repulsion Theory

The Repulsion Theory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...in a horizontal plane. A force will be observed, tending to turn it in a vertical plane, perpendicular to the plane of rotation. Suppose that the plane of rotation has been shifted from a plane A to a plane B. The rotative motion in the field can be resolved into two components, one in the plane B and one in the plane C, at right angles to B, giving a torque in plane C which is proportional to the velocity of field rotation and to the rapidity of shifting of the plane of rotation. If the plane of rotation is horizontal, the same effect occurs, tipping of the plane to one side bringing into action a force tending to tip it in a perpendicular direction, so that, with righthanded rotation, if the rotor is tipped away from the observer, there will be a vertical rotary component of motion in the field, which will tend to tip the right side down. 6. Deflection of the plane of rotation of a mass produces an active rotary force in a plane perpendicular to the initial deflection. Thus, when a gyroscope begins to tip, under the influence of gravity, there is brought into action a rotary force in a horizontal plane, causing it to circle on its support. This deflection in a horizontal plane, in turn, brings into action a force tending to tip the rotor upwardly, and this is the sustaining force. If it be attempted to make the gyroscope sustain itself without horizontal circling motion, the rotor being placed directly in lowered position, without giving it opportunity to take up such motion in descent from an upright position, the rotor will fall, exhibiting no sustaining force. 7. Tipping of a gyroscope causes horizontal revolution, which brings into action a vertical sustaining force. The field systems which are affected by the gyrating motion are...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820061
  • 9781236820068