Reference numberNLB/7/333
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p153-154
TitleCopy extracts from an official letter of the Chemist of the War Department, William Anderson, Fellow of the Royal Society, to the Director of Artillery
Date19 November 1892
DescriptionExtracts from an official letter concerning the detonation of compressed guncotton. Discusses a recept experiment on this subject by Mr E O Brown and the effect of adding moisture to the guncotton. Concludes that the successful detonation of wet guncotton is simply dependent on the employment of sufficient dry guncotton to develop the requisite initiative force.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5808Anderson; Sir; William (1835 - 1898)1835 - 1898
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