Reference numberRBO/15/43
Alternative reference numberRBO.15.241
Title'An Experiment to shew that the Friction of the several parts in a compound Engine may be reduced to Calculation' by J Desaguliers
DescriptionDrew consequences from some of the experiments shown at the Royal Society in the previous year upon simple machines in various circumstances now exemplified by the friction in a combination of pullies
Read to the Royal Society on 14 January 1730
Extent3 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 423, p 292
Related records in the catalogueCLP/18ii/31
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