|Title||Paper, 'A description of an engine to raise water by the help of quicksilver, invented by the late Mr Joshua Haskins; and made practicable and usefull' by J T [John Theophilus] Desaguliers|
|Date||19 April 1722|
|Description||Paper describes the use of quicksilver rather than leather to prevent water or air from spilling out of hydraulic engines that utilise pumps. |
Subject: Engineering / Hydrostatics
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A description of an engine to raise water by the help of quicksilver, invented by the late Mr. Joshua Haskins, and improv'd by J. T. Desaguliers, LL. D. R. S. S'.
Read to the Royal Society on 19 April 1722.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1722.0003|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), p 5
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8419||Desaguliers; John Theophilus (1683 - 1744); natural philosopher||1683 - 1744|