Descripcão e uso do dynamomêtro, 1807


Date: 1807-1907 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 59 p.


Descripçaó e uso De Dynamomêtro, Para contreur e comparar a forca relativa dos homens a dos cavallos e de todas as bêstas de tiro: para julgar a resistencia das maguinas... This instrument was used for measuring and comparing the relative strength of men, horses, and other beasts of burden. Also included are descriptions of other instruments, and engraved plate illustrations.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 59 p.

Early American History Note

This volume contains descriptions of various tools and other devices, some of which were used to measure strength; others seem to depict electrical devices. There are many detailed engravings that show how the tools worked.

Indexing Terms


  • Engravings.
  • Foreign Language


  • Beyond Early America
  • Dynamometer.
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments.