RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 79021440 LA In French. T1 Commission de la défense nationale, A1 Académie des sciences (France)., YR 1914 AB Contains the articles, notes, reports, etc. examined by the Commission, proceedings of the meetings of the Physics and Chemistry Commissions (1915-1916), correspondence with the French Government and with the Allies (esp. Italy), and some studies undertaken by members of different Commissions. The physicists involved include: Amagat, Paul Appel, Arsène d'Arsonval, G. Bigourdan, André Blondel, Valentin Boussinesq, Edouard Branly, Georges Claude, Gaston Darboux, Henri Deslandres, Jacques Hadamard, Lallemand, Gabriel Lippmann, Paul Painlevé, Emile Picard, Victor Puiseux, and many more. Topics include: ballistics, chemical warfare (aggressive and protective), artillery spotting by means of sound, optics, spectroscopic analysis of flames produced by enemy explosions, submarine warfare, air warfare and aviation, means of destruction of barbed wire, etc.