Model showing the Torsion of a Prism having Ridges

Made:
1876 in France and Paris
maker:
Charles Delagrave
Plaster model to illustrate the torsion of a prism having ridges. This is one of a set of mathematical models made by

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Plaster model to illustrate the torsion of a prism having ridges. This is one of a set of mathematical models made by
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Mathematical surface model, plaster, to illustrate the torsion of a prism having ridges

Plaster model to illustrate the torsion of a prism having ridges. This is one of a set of mathematical models made by Charles Delagrave for the Special Loan exhibition of 1876 held in South Kensington. All the models illustrate applied mechanics and were used at the Royal College of Science in the late 19th Century.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1876-428
type:
surface model
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • mathematical demonstration equipment