Reference numberCLP/18i/141
TitlePaper, 'An account of an experiment touching the proportions of the asscent of spirit of wine betwen two glasse planes whose surfaces were plac'd at certain different distances one from the other' by Francis Hauksbee
DescriptionHauksbee writes: 'I Took two Glass Planes, about 6 inches long, and two broad: These (being made clean) I separated at each end by the number of 32 pieces of Brass Laminae, whose thickness, when laid one upon another, and press'd together by Screws, made a distance between the Planes equal to (as near as I could measure) 1/16 of an Inch.'

Subject: Physics

Read to the Royal Society on 11 December 1712

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of an experiment touching the proportions of the ascent of spirit of wine between two glass planes, whose surfaces were plac'd at certain different distances from each other'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1713.0012
Related records in the catalogueCLP/18i/143
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8345Hauksbee; Francis (c 1660 - 1713)c 1660 - 1713
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