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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Tredgold; John Smeaton; Giovanni Battista Venturi; Johann Albert Eytelwein; William Nicholson; Thomas Young
|Notes:||The three papers by J. Smeaton were read before the Royal Society, May 3 and 10, 1759, April 25, 1776, and April 18, 1782. The translation of Venturi's work was first published in the Journal of natural philosophy, chemistry and the arts. The "Summary of ... hydraulics" appeared in 1802 in the Journal of the Royal Institution.|
|Description:||ix pages, 1 leaf, 219 pages 7 folded plates 26 cm|
|Contents:||Smeaton, J. An experimental inquiry concerning the natural powers of water and wind to turn mills ... An experimental examination of the quantity and proportion of mechanic power necessary to be employed in giving different degrees of velocity to heavy bodies from a state of rest. New fundamental experiments upon the collision of bodies.--Venturi, G.B. Experimental inquiries concerning the principle of the lateral communication of motion in fluids ... tr. from the French by W. Nicholson.--Eytelwein, J.A.A summary of the most useful parts of hydraulics; chiefly extracted and abridged from Eytelwein's Handbuch der Mechanik und der Hydraulik. By T. Young.|
|Responsibility:||Ed. by Thomas Tredgold ... With notes by the editor.|