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Paper, 'On the flow in electric circuits of measurable inductance and capacity; and on the dissipation of energy in such circuits' by Alfred William Porter

Reference number: PP/22/2

Date: 04 May 1893

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Porter describes a circuit diagram [see PP/22/2/2] featuring a coil and a condenser, and method of experimentation which makes it 'thus possible to determine the charge of the condenser at any moment after the rupture of the battery branch'. He goes on to share the results of his experiments.

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes four diagrams of experimental apparatus and results.

Subject: Electricity

Received 4 May 1893. Read 1 June 1893. Communicated by George Carey Foster.

A version of this paper was published in volume 54 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the flow in electric circuits of measurable inductance and capacity; and on the dissipation of energy in such circuits'.

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PP/22/2
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04 May 1893
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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10 pages
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Manuscript
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Alfred William Porter

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Alfred William Porter, Paper, 'On the flow in electric circuits of measurable inductance and capacity; and on the dissipation of energy in such circuits' by Alfred William Porter, 04 May 1893, PP/22/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_22_2/paper-on-the-flow-in-electric-circuits-of-measurable-inductance-and-capacity-and-on-the-dissipation-of-energy-in-such-circuits-by-alfred-william-porter, accessed on 12 July 2024

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