Cono-cuneus, or, The shipwright"s circular wedge

that is, a body resembling in part a conus, in part a cuneus, geometrically considered

Publisher: Printed by John Playford for Richard Davis ... in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 17 Downloads: 432
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Subjects:

  • Conic sections.,
  • Geometry -- Early works to 1800.

Edition Notes

Other titlesCono-cuneus, Shipwright"s circular wedge, Cono-cuneus., Shipwright"s circular wedge.
Statementby John Wallis ..., in a letter to the honourable Sir Robert Moray ...
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1079:8.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 17 p., [6] leaves of plates
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16722572M

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Few are the writers who have dealt with it, and, for reasons which will appear, few of those have written in. Full text of "The evolution of naval armament" See other formats. with a circular “top,” a repository for bricks and iron bars wherewith Italian shipwrights to come to England and apply their knowledge to the royal vessels.

Dockyards were founded at Woolwich, Deptford, and of least resistance” or of that “cono-cuneus. Wallis' Cono-Cuneus: or the shipwright's circular wedge ofwhich Sutherland refers to, is part of the search for solids of least resistance, but of no practical interest.

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