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Mechanics for Beginners

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TWENTY years ago a Committee of the British Association recommended that the school teaching of physics should begin with a course of elementary mechanics, treated from an experimental point of view, and the opinion expressed in the Physics Section of the Association this year was in support of that view. Mr. Cumming has for some years been endeavouring to act upon the recommendation in the science classes of Rugby School, and the present book contains the course which his experience has proved to be the most suitable for beginners.

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