Reference numberCLP/1/15/1
TitleManuscript, regarding a pendulum experiment by [William Brouncker]
Date22 January 1662
DescriptionAn 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.

Subject: Mechanics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/776/147-48
Related records in the catalogueCLP/1/15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA3503Brouncker; William (c1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc1620 - 1684
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