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Seppings provides a follow-up to his first paper on shipbuilding, published in volume 104 of Philosophical Transactions as 'On a new principle of constructing His Majesty's ships of war'. In this new paper, he provides practical experimental results that support theoretical principles of shipbuilding discussed in his first paper. Includes two pages of illustrations.

Subject: Engineering

Read to the Royal Society on 27 April 1815.

Reference number
AP/8A/16
Earliest possible date
1815
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
33 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Robert Seppings

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Robert Seppings, Unpublished paper, 'A further explanation of the new principle of constructing His Majesty's ships of war' by Robert Seppings, 1815, AP/8A/16, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_8a_16/unpublished-paper-a-further-explanation-of-the-new-principle-of-constructing-his-majestys-ships-of-war-by-robert-seppings, accessed on 18 July 2024

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