Reference numberNLB/7/67
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p29-31
TitleStatement as to the explosibility of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation by Hermann Johann Phillipp Sprengel
Date16 November 1892
DescriptionDiscusses the explosibility of guncotton noting that the first information regarding the successful detonation of wet guncotton is contained in 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]' 1874, volume 164, page 368, by Sir Frederick Augustus Abel. Notes the prior communication to the Chemical Society of London as described in their journal volume 26, page 806, of Sprengel's cumulative detonation, and mentions explosions carried out by Mr E O Brown, Sprengel's assistant.
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Related materialsee also NLB/7/69
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6484Sprengel; Hermann Johann Phillipp (1834 - 1906)1834 - 1906
NA3596Abel; Sir; Frederick Augustus (1827 - 1902)1827 - 1902
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