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Francis Hauksbee

Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects...

by Francis Hauksbee

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microprint copy of the London edition of 1719.

SeriesLandmarks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 microop.aques
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13785914M

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Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects Containing an Account of Several Surprizing Phenomena Touching Light and Electricity, Producible O by Francis Hauksbee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects.

New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Isaac Newton: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis Hauksbee. Physico-Mechanical Experiments On Various Subjects. Containing An Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity, Producible on the Attrition of Bodies.

With many other Remarkable Appearances, not before observ'd. Together with the Explanations of all the Machines, (the Figures of which are Curiously Engrav'd on Copper) and other Apparatus us'd in making the. Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects. EXPORT. a Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects / c Hauksbee, Francis; with a new introd.

by Duane H. Roller. a New York (N.Y.): b Johnson reprint, c Cited by: Get this from a library. Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects: containing an account of several surprizing phenomena touching light and electricity, producible on the attrition of bodies.

With many other remarkable appearances, not before observ'd. Together with the explanations of all the machines, (the figures of which are curiously engrav'd on copper) and other apparatus us'd.

Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects Containing an account of several surprizing phænomena touching light and electricity, To which is added, a supplement, The second edition.

By F. Hauksbee, F.R.S. by: Hauksbee, Francis, Published: (). Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects, 2nd ed. (London, ), p. This ed., available in a modern fats. repr. (see bibliography), will be cited here as Experiments ().

For Hauksbee’s first appearance, see the Royal Society’s MS Journal Book, IV (–), p. Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects. Containing an Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity “As historians of electricity from Joseph Priestley on have recognized, sustained experimentation in that subject began with Hauksbee; his demonstration that glass is a convenient and malleable material for producing frictional electricity opened the way Author: Francis Hauksbee.

Physico-Mechanical Experiments On Various Subjects. Containing An Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity, Producible on the Attrition of Bodies. With many other Remarkable Appearances, not before observ'd. Together with the Explanations of all the Machines, (the Figures of which are Curiously Engrav'd on Copper.

Hauksbee published accounts of his experiments in the Royal Society's journal Philosophical Transactions. In he self-published Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects which collected together many of these experiments along with discussion that summarized much of his scientific work.

An Italian translation was published in Exactly years ago, Francis Hauksbee described his invention of an “electrical machine” in his book, Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects, 1 Hauksbee, F.

().Author: Daniel J. Lacks, R. Mohan Sankaran. History Origins. The principle of ionic wind propulsion with corona-generated charged particles was discovered soon after the discovery of electricity with references dating to in a book titled Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects by Francis Hauksbee.

VTOL "lifter" experiments. American experimenter Thomas Townsend Brown spent much of his life working on the principle. Contents. New experiments physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its effects, made, for the most part, in a new pnuematical [sic] engine: written by way of letter to the Right Honorable Charles Lord Vicount of Dungarvan, eldest son to the Earl of Corke / by the Honorable Robert Boyle Esq.

Main Text. Exactly years ago, Francis Hauksbee described his invention of an “electrical machine” in his book, Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects, 1 was published. 2 The basic idea was that a person turns a handle to spin one material (often glass) that was in contact with another softer material (e.g., wool); the rubbing of the two materials leads to electrostatic Author: Daniel J.

Lacks, R. Mohan Sankaran. In appeared his ‘Physico-Mechanical Experiments on various subjects, containing an account of several surprising phenomena touching Light and Electricity, producible on the attrition of Bodies.’ The book is dedicated to Lord Somers, and was.

The next year he demonstrated an improved electrostatic generator he called an 'Influence Machine.' He experimented with and demonstrated many other things. He described experiments he had performed over a period of several years in a book entitled 'Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects' that was published in Physico-Mechanical Experiments On Various Subjects.

Containing An Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity, Producible on the Attrition of Bodies. With many other Remarkable Appearances, not before observ'd. Small 4to. ( x mm) [14], pp. 8 plates (7 folding); foxing to some sections, plates 3 and 4 bound in reverse order, 1 plate facing p.margins of two plates reinforced.

Full modern speckled olive calf, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine title, by Johanna Rojgard [Sweden]. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon, ink ownership marks of James William Heath () on front endleaf.

Very good. Physico-mechanical experiments on various subjects: Containing an account of several surprizing phenomena touching light and electricity, producible on the attrition of bodies / By F. Hauksbee. Hauksbee, Francis, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At 2 libraries. New experiments physico-mechanical, touching the air Rights/Permissions: To the extent possible under law, the Text Creation Partnership has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above, according to the terms of the CC0 Public Domain Dedication (http.Inhe used the device to illustrate his book Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects.

The principle of Hauksbee's device is very similar to that of a .‘‘electrical machine’’ in his book, Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects,1 was published.2 The basic idea was that a person turns a handle to spin one material (often glass) that was in contact with another softer material (e.g., wool); the rub-bing of the two materials leads to electrostatic charge, which can be car.