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Image number: RS.15477
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Diagram for manoeuvring ships

Date

after 16 May 1695

Creator

Robert Hooke (1635-1703, British), Natural philosopher

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p3

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 190mm
width (page): 115mm

Subject

Description

Triangular diagram within manuscript 'Concerning the dispute between Huygens and M Renau' in Robert Hooke's hand.

This document seems to be a summary of the different opinions of Christian Huygens and Bernard Renau d'Eliçagaray on the managing or manoeuvring of ships.

Related Fellows

Christian Huygens (1629-2006, Dutch), Natural philosopher
Robert Hooke (1635-1703, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place