| Charles Hutton - 1812 - 624 pages
...Penetrations of Sails into solid Kim wood. Powder 2 4 S oz. 7 16-6 13-5 18-9 21-2 18-1 20-8 20-5 Means 7 15 i **20 charge only to a certain point, which is peculiar...gun — From the same table it also appears, that** tho time of the ball's flight is nearly as the range ; the gun and elevation being the same. It has... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1812 - 406 pages
...little in the rartge by a great increase in the length of the gun, the charge being the same. And indeed **the range is nearly as the 5th root of the length...is so small an increase, as to amount only to about** •fth part more range for a double length of gun. Gun n* Length of the bore Length filled Part of... | |
| 1813 - 556 pages
...elevation being the same. And when this is compared with the proportion ot the velocity and length of the **gun in the last paragraph; it is evident that we gain...increase, as to amount only to about a 7th part more range** fora double* length of DD 4 gun. gun. From the same table it also appears, that the time of the ball's... | |
| 1813 - 1102 pages
...increase in. the length of the gun, with the same charge of powder. In fact, the range is nearly as Ae **5th root of the length of the bore; which is so small...From the same table it also appears, that the time of** tbe ball's flight is nearly as the range ; the gun and elevation being the same. ' It appears too,... | |
| 1813 - 662 pages
...little in the range by a great increase in the length of the gun, the charge being the same. And indeed **the range is nearly as the 5th root of the length...is so small an increase, as to amount only to about** ^th part more range for a double length of gun. ' 5thly. From the same table in Art. 121, it also appears,... | |
| John Mason Good - 1819 - 740 pages
...gained in the range by a great increase in> the length of the gun, the charge being the same. And indeed **the range is nearly as the 5th root of the length...bore, which is so small an increase as to amount only** tn about jlh part more range for a double length of gun. " •',•. It also appears that the time... | |
| Charles Hutton - 1826 - 682 pages
...little in the range by a great inrnjase in the length of the gun, with the same charge of powder, (n **fact the range is nearly as the 5th root of the length...to amount only to about a 7th part more range for a** douhle length of gun. — From the same table it also appears, that the time of the ball's flight is... | |
| Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 804 pages
...increase in the length of the gun, the charge being the same. And indeed the range is nearly as the fifth **root of the length of the bore, which is so small an increase as to amount only to about** one-seventh part more range for a double length of gun. ' 5. It also appears that the time of the ball's... | |
| Charles Henry Owen, Thomas Longworth Dames - 1861 - 354 pages
...in the length of the gun, with the same charge of powder. In fact, the range is nearly as the fifth **root of the length of the bore, which is so small an increase, as to amount only to about** one-seventh part more range for a double length Time of flight of gun. From the same Table, it also... | |
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