Rotating Shafts


IN order to shut out every possibility of ambiguity, I might have said, instead of "substantial distance between the bearing," "distance between the bearings very great in comparison with the diameter of the shaft," and in the next sentence quoted it would perhaps have been clearer if I had said “will not be broken by centrifugal force.” But I do not think that in fact I could be misunderstood by anyone.

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  1. 1

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Proceedings, 1883, pp. 182–209.

  2. 2

    Camb. Phil. Soc. Proceedings, Feb. 8, 1892, pp. 283 et seq.

  3. 3

    See Phil. Mag. August 1892, pp. 166–67.

  4. 4

    See Camb. Phil. Soc. Proceedings, l.c. p. 300. and Phil. Mag. l.c. pp. 164–65.

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