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Paper, 'Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansion of superheated steam' by William Fairbairn and Thomas Tate

Reference number: PT/60/12

Date: 1860

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74 manuscript pages including one figure and four separate plates.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The Bakerian lecture - Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansion of superheated steam'.

Received by the Royal Society on 23 March 1860. Read 10 May 1860.

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 10, 1860.

Reference number
PT/60/12
Earliest possible date
1860
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Ink on paper
Page extent
78 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Fairbairn

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William Fairbairn, Paper, 'Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansion of superheated steam' by William Fairbairn and Thomas Tate, 1860, PT/60/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_60_12/paper-experimental-researches-to-determine-the-density-of-steam-at-different-temperatures-and-to-determine-the-law-of-expansion-of-superheated-steam-by-william-fairbairn-and-thomas-tate, accessed on 21 May 2024

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