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" ... that the resistance to a body drawn along a line of water confined within the banks of a canal, did not appear to increase in the ratio laid down in theory; and that, while at a low rate of velocity, viz. at and under six miles an hour, the resistance... "
Remarks on Canal Navigation, Illustrative of the Advantages of the Use of ... - Page 29
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1831 - 93 pages
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress ...

William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington - Industrial arts - 1831
...the effect of the application of side and centre paddles, worked by men placed in the twin boat. " The result of these experiments shewed, that the resistance...the contrary, at a high rate of velocity, say above 10 miles an hour, the forces necessary to the propulsion of the boat on a broad and narrow line of...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1831
...the effect of the application of side and centre paddles, worked by men placed in the twin boat. " The result of these experiments shewed, that the resistance...the contrary, at a high rate of velocity, say above 10 miles an hour, the forces necessary to the propulsion of the boat on a broad and narrow line of...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Meteorology - 1831
...resistance to the progress of the boat, on a broad line of water, was considerably less than on a narrow line; on the contrary, at a high rate of velocity,...the forces necessary to the propulsion of the boat, un a broad, and narrow line of water, appeared to be the same if the advantage was not rather in favour...
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Report on Steam Carriages, Issue 1

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on Steam Carriages - Canals - 1832 - 346 pages
...very interesting work; and from them he deduces results confounding all the established theories, " that the resistance to a body drawn along a line of...to be the same, if the advantage was not rather in favor of the narrow line." From these observations, he was induced « to recommend, and the Forth and...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1832
...and from them he deduces results confounding all the established theories, " that the resistanceto a body drawn along a line of water confined within...to be the same, if the advantage was not rather in favor of the narrow line." From these observations, he was induced * to recommend, and the Forth and...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States
...»iz: * and under six miles an hour, the resistance to the progress of the boat, on • .'••road line of water, was considerably less than on a narrower line; on tte contrary, at a high rate of velocity, say above ten miles an hour, the forces necessary to the...
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