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The results of the investigation worked out in this paper correspond with those previously deduced by other analysts, particularly by [William] Froude. The paper is therefore presented, not because it discloses any novel result, but rather as an example of a method which the author has found useful in the discussion of other dynamical problems.

Marked on front as 'Archives Dec 17/74'. Includes one page of geometrical diagrams.

Subject: Physics

Received 11 April 1874. Read 21 May 1874. Communicated by Froude.

Written by John Imray at 20 Southampton Buildings [London].

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 22 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The uniform wave of oscillation'.

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March 1874
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21 pages

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John Imray

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John Imray, Unpublished paper, 'The uniform wave of oscillation. An analysis' by John Imray, March 1874, AP/56/3, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 17 June 2024

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