Item 1 - "The Elements of Mechanics"

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"The Elements of Mechanics"


  • 1894-1894 (Creation)

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Frederick Mortimer Young (c1860-1927) graduated at Cambridge University U.K. in 1884 and settled in Hobart in 1891 for his health. He assisted the newly founded (1890) University of Tasmania by drafting statutes etc. and editing the University Calendar and he served on the University Council 1919-21 and 1923-27. He also served on the committee of the Hobart Technical School 1893-5 and on the joint Tasmanian Government Education Department and University Engineering Board of Management. He was on the local committee for the Hobart meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science 1921 and read a paper to the geographical section on "projections for world maps".

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Manuscript of two lectures delivered to the Hobart Technical School.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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CE August 2018




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