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Dines writes: 'In June, 1890, a paper was presented to the Royal Society showing the results of some experiments upon wind pressure upon an inclined surface [see PP/16/23], and I now give an account of some supplementary work upon the same subject which has been done during the past winter. The apparatus was the same as that previously described, with the exception of the actual pressure plate, and precisely the same method of observation has been adopted.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes nine pages of graphs and geometrical diagrams.

Subject: Meteorology

Received 14 May 1891. Read 4 June 1891. Communicated by the Meteorological Council.

A version of this paper was published in volume 50 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the pressure of wind on curved vanes'.

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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