Reference numberL&P/1/179a
TitlePaper 'An account of his book 'New principles of gunnery'' by Benjamin Robins
DescriptionSubject: Military technology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a book intituled, new Principles of Gunnery, containing the de­termination of the Force of Gunpowder; and an investigation of the Resisting Power of the Air to swift and slow motions; by B. R. F. R. S. as far as the same relates to the Force of Gunpowder'.

Read 14 April 1743.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1742.0073
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2673Robins; Benjamin (1707 - 1751)1707 - 1751
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