Reference numberAP/15/8
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Account of further experiments tried at Chatham, for the purpose of obtaining an artificial water cement' by C W [Charles William] Pasley
Date1 March 1831
DescriptionThis is a follow-up to Pasley's earlier paper on artificial water cement, found at AP/14/14. Pasley recounts experiments to create a water cement, and discusses practical applications of his water cement in construction, with tips on its use. He deduces that carbonate of lime, silica, and alumina are critical in forming artificial water cement. Corrections and deletions appear throughout in ink and graphite.

Subject: Chemistry / Engineering

Written by Pasley in Chatham [Kent, England]. Read to the Royal Society on 14 April 1831.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An account of further experiments tried at Chatham, for the purpose of obtaining an artificial water cement'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0018
Related records in the catalogueAP/14/14
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7216Pasley; Sir; Charles William (1780 - 1861)1780 - 1861
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