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ABSTRACTS of the most valuable
taining Subjects, Critical Reflections, and
Lion in Ludgate-Street. MDCCXLII.
OF THE WORKS of the LEARNED.
For JULY, 1742...
Determination of the Force of Gunpowder,
to know the Occasion of this Treatise :
We need only inform them, that there3 in “ the Force and varied Action of
« Powder is so far determined, that the ks Velocities of all kinds of Bullets impelled by its 5. Explosion, may be thence computed, and the « enormous Resistance of the Air co [wife Motions