Reference numberRBO/4/55
Alternative reference numberRBO.4.246
Title'A Discourse to the Royall Society' made by William Petty
Date26 November 1674
DescriptionTopics covered:
- 'Wherein Duplicate and Subduplicate Ratio or Proportion is consderable'
- 'Strength of Timber'
- 'In the Oars of a Boate etc'
- 'In the Motion of horses'
- 'In Mills'
- 'In Gunpowder'
- 'Of Sounds'
- 'Of Smells'
- 'Concerns Visible Objects'
- 'Of Fire and Spirits'
- ' Of Rising & Falling bodies; but particularly of Waters in Pumps and River Streames'
- 'In the Blast of Bellows'
- 'In the Price of severall Comodities'
- 'In Mill Dams, Sea Bancks and Bulwarks of Fortresses'
- 'In the Compression of yielding and Elastic Bodies as Wooll'
- 'Of Elasticity'
Extent22 sides
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8268Petty; Sir; William (1623 - 1687); natural philosopher, administrator, and economist1623 - 1687
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