|Alternative reference number||RBO.6.65|
|Title||Details of a number of experiments by Robert Hooke|
|Description||27 June 1683 - 'Of the swimming of unmelted in melted lead' and 'To shew how high water will rise in any Place'|
4 July 1683 - 'A Rule for Calculating the Pressure for Water in a Pipe Experiment To shew a way to find the true and comparative Expansion of any Metal, when melted etc' [Figure]
11 July 1683 'The Module of a New sort of Wind-mill' and
'A Way to stay any great Weight, from Falling down to the Bottom; when the rope or Chain by which it is drawn chances to break' [Figure]
31 October 1683 - 'The making of a Glew or Transparent Substance for taking the Impression of Medalls'
14 November 1683 - 'An Instrument to measure the Velocity of the Air or Wind and shewd to find the strength thereof'
28 November 1683 - 'A Way-wiser for Sea'
5 December 1683 - 'An Instrument for the exact finding any desired part of any weight given whether commensurate or incommensurate'
12 December 1683 - Instrument for weighing
19 December 1683 - concerning weights and scales
5 March 1684 - three drills made of stell then fitted with pulleys - that Hooke had tried the expansion of water between a state ready to freeze and a state ready to boil
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|NA8242||Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher||1635 - 1703|