Dynomometer, 1870

Made:
1870
designer:
William Froude
and
Robert Edmund Froude

Parts of William Froude's original Resistance Dynamometer (1871) used in his researches on surface tension and ship resistance consisting of 1) Lever and index arm 2) counterweights 3) pivot 4) wood framing, by William Froude c.1871

Parts of William Froude's dynamometer for his Chelston Cross model towing tank. Design of this apparatus began in 1870

Details

Category:
Froude
Object Number:
1941-7
type:
study models
credit:
Board of Admiralty
status:
Permanent collection

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