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Unpublished paper, 'On discontinuous fluid motion' by J G [John Gaston] Leathem

Reference number: AP/79/13

Date: 1917

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Leathem writes on the methods of Levy, Levi-Civita, Cisotti and Villat; resultant pressure on an obstacle; general theory based on a formulation in terms of curve-factors, determination of the points of departure of free stream-lines from a curved obstacle; and a principle prevailing in the relation between the shape of an obstacle and its resistance to relative flow.

Includes two pages of geometrical diagrams.

Subject: Fluid dynamics

Received 2 March 1917. Read 29 March 1917. Communicated by H F [Henry Frederick] Baker.

Reference number
AP/79/13
Earliest possible date
1917
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Ink on paper
Page extent
52 pages
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Typescript
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Diagram

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John Gaston Leathem

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John Gaston Leathem, Unpublished paper, 'On discontinuous fluid motion' by J G [John Gaston] Leathem, 1917, AP/79/13, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_79_13/unpublished-paper-on-discontinuous-fluid-motion-by-j-g-john-gaston-leathem, accessed on 26 February 2024

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