Reference numberCLP/20/9/2
Alternative reference numberCLP/20/9 p1
TitleDiagram, Instrument to measure water pressure by Robert Hooke
Date14 January 1663
DescriptionFigures showing an experimental apparatus designed by Robert Hooke to test water pressure after heavier or lighter objects have been submerged. Shows a pair of scales with a weight on one side, and on the other side a container of water with a ball-shaped object in it. Shows another close up of the container of water with the ball-shaped object in it, this time with the object submerged, and a wire or string attached to the inside of the container. Hooke's experiment was read to the meeting of the Royal Society on 14 January 1663.

Subject: Physics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/20/9/3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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