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Paper, 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought iron plates and their rivetted [sic] joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains' by Wm [William] Fairbairn

Reference number: PT/39/7

Date: 10 April 1850

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75 manuscript pages including 19 figures.

Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought-iron plates and their riveted joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains'.

Written by Fairbairn in Manchester. Communicated by Rev Henry Moseley. Received by the Royal Society on 25 April 1850. Read 13 June 1850.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 5, 1851.

Reference number
PT/39/7
Earliest possible date
10 April 1850
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
75 pages
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Manuscript

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William Fairbairn

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William Fairbairn, Paper, 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought iron plates and their rivetted [sic] joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains' by Wm [William] Fairbairn, 10 April 1850, PT/39/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_39_7/paper-an-experimental-inquiry-into-the-strength-of-wrought-iron-plates-and-their-rivetted-sic-joints-as-applied-to-ship-building-and-vessels-exposed-to-severe-strains-by-wm-william-fairbairn, accessed on 21 May 2024

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