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On the determination of the constants of the cup anemometer by experiments with a whirling machine - Part II. Extract from: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCLXXX, Vol. 171.

By: ROBINSON, Thomas Romney (1792-1882).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [London:, Harrison and Sons, 1881].: 1881

Seller ID: S4285


296 x 229 mm. 4to. Pages 1055-1070. Tables 20-26. Dis-bound. The anemometer is an instrument for measuring either the velocity or the pressure of the wind. Dr. Thomas Romney Robinson, of Armaugh Observatory, invented his cup anemometer in 1846, and it has become the best-known and most generally used instrument of this type. During his life-time, Robinson "made experiments and wrote papers on the theory of the instrument." This is one of the author's last papers... View more info