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Reference numberCLP/1/15/3
LevelItem
TitleDiagrams on the pendulum by William Brouncker
Date22 January 1662
DescriptionDiagrams in William Brouncker’s paper 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.

Figure contained within text, representing curves on a rectangle.

Subject: Mechanics
LanguageEnglish
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialMS/776/147-48
RBC/1/161-62
Related records in the catalogueCLP/1/15/1
CLP/1/15
CLP/1/15/2
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
NA3503Brouncker; William (c 1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc 1620 - 1684
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