The Force of a Pound

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PROF. PERRY, in his review of my “Elements of Mechanics” in your issue of November 19, 1896, gives his method of explanation of mechanical units to engineering students.

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WRIGHT, T. The Force of a Pound. Nature 55, 270 (1897) doi:10.1038/055270a0

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