# Lyons, Israel, 1739 - 1775 (mathematician and botanist)

## Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

### Account with Israel Lyons, 1774-02-17

**Dates:**1774-02-17

### Algebraic equations to find roots

Various algebraic equations by Israel Lyons on finding roots of equations.

### Algebraic notes

Various undated algebraic notes dealing with the clearing of surds from algebraic equations and a brief resumÃ© of the work of Leonard of Pisa. The volume was compiled by Israel Lyons.

### Analysis of Cotes' 'Scholium generale', 1756

An analysis by Israel Lyons of the problems in the 'Scholium Generale of Cotes Harmonia Mensurum'.

**Dates:**1756

### Analysis of Cotes' 'Scholium Generale', 1756

An analysis by Israel Lyons of the construction in Roger Cotes' 'Scholium Generale', with an index to fourteen problems.

**Dates:**1756

### Book on central forces, 1758 - 1759

A book on central forces by Israel Lyons, including articles on resistance to bodies moving under central forces. The volume includes an answer to Mr Murdoch on the centre of gravity, October 1758, and extracts and analysis of propositions from Newton's 'Principia'.

**Dates:**1758 - 1759

### Booklet on central forces

A booklet by Israel Lyons on central forces, with diagrams and equations.

### Booklet on mechanics, 1767

A booklet on mechanics, with diagrams and equations of falling bodies and projectiles, autographed 'I L' (Israel Lyons).

**Dates:**1767

### Booklet on mechanics and falling bodies

An undated booklet by Israel Lyons on mechanics and mechanical problems and on the mathematics of falling bodies.

### Booklet on mechanics, planets, moments and capillaries

An undated booklet by Israel Lyons containing sections on mechanical powers, primary planets, moments of bodies and capillary tubes.

### Booklet on Newton's 'Principia'

An undated booklet by Israel Lyons on Newton's 'Principia', Book 1, Proposition 91, Corollary 2, dealing with Newton's differential method concerning the logarithmic spiral.

### Letter from Israel Lyons, 1774-08-22 - 1774-09-28

Letter dated 22 August 1774, regarding a problem to find instrumental errors using the known right ascensions of stars, and errors in a pendulum at altitudes. An unconnected note, dated 22 August to 28 September 1774, concerning theodolite measurements for the Schiehallion Experiment has been included with the letter.

**Dates:**1774-08-22 - 1774-09-28

### Letter from Israel Lyons Jnr, Cambridge, 1766

Letter containing calculations for the occultations of stars.

**Dates:**1766

### Of infinite products, 1758

A treatise by Israel Lyons, including pieces to resolve an infinite product into an infinite series, to express fluents by infinite products and of interpoling series by infinite products. There are numerous examples of finding the value of a product.

**Dates:**1758

### Solution of algebraic equations, 1760 - 1787

Differential method by Israel Lyons for the solution to algebraic equations using difference tables, with a loose price list for French science books of 1760-1787.

**Dates:**1760 - 1787

### Solutions by the differential method, 1775

Differential method by Israel Lyons, with various algebraic equations and difference tables.

**Dates:**1775

### Treatise of fluxions, 1758

**Dates:**1758

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