Reference numberRBO/11/63
Alternative reference numberRBO.11.214
Title'An account of Some Experiment made to prove that the force of moving Bodies is proportional to their Velocities' by John Desaguliers
DescriptionTo prove that the momentum of moving bodies is to be found by multiplying the masses into the velocities - in answer to those who stated that the force is proportional to the square of the velocity and to those who still defend the same opinion
Outlines 11 experiments
Two figures attached
Read to the Royal Society on 8 November 1722
Extent10 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), p 269
Related records in the catalogueCLP/18ii/11
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8419Desaguliers; John Theophilus (1683 - 1744); natural philosopher1683 - 1744
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