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Reference numberCLP/3i/45
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'De motu corporum ex mutuo impulsu' ['On the motion of bodies resulting from impact'] by [Christian] Huygens
Date[1668]
DescriptionThis tract by Huygens presents his theory on the motion of bodies resulting from impact. A summary account was printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' and in Journal des Sçavans (18 March 1669), 13-24. Includes figures in the text.

Subject: Mechanics

Summary account published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A summary account of the laws of motion, communicated by Mr. Christian Hugens in a letter to the R. Society, and since printed in French in the Journal des Scavans of March 18. 1669. st. n'.

Read to the Royal Society on 7 January 1669.
LanguageLatin
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1669.0010
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 4, no 46, p 925 (1669)
RB/1/20/160-64
RB/1/25/138-43
RBC/3/113-18
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christiaan (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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