|Title||Paper, 'Imagine the curve AXC to be made up of an infinite number of equal sides...' by William Brouncker|
|Date||22 January 1662|
|Description||An account of a pendulum experiment, proving that the curve of isochronous descent is a cycloid (proved earlier by Huygens by other means), and that the centre of curvature of every point of the cycloid (evolute) is a cycloid.|
Includes figures and equations.
|Related records in the catalogue||CLP/1/15|
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|NA8062||Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher||1629 - 1695|
|NA3503||Brouncker; William (c 1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematician||c 1620 - 1684|