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Subject: Mathematics / Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Elements of a mathematical theory of elasticity'.

Written by Thomson in Blackdales, Largs [Ayrshire, Scotland]. Received by the Royal Society on 16 April 1856. Read 24 April 1856.

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 8, 1857.

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PT/53/2
Earliest possible date
31 December 1855
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Ink on paper
Page extent
30 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Thomson

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William Thomson, Paper, 'Elements of a mathematical theory of elasticity. First part. On stresses and strain' by William Thomson, 31 December 1855, PT/53/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_53_2/paper-elements-of-a-mathematical-theory-of-elasticity-first-part-on-stresses-and-strain-by-william-thomson, accessed on 25 June 2024

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