Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Description

Subject: Mathematics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On a new method of approximation applicable to elliptic and ultra-elliptic functions.—Second memoir'.

Written by Merrifield at 30 Scarsdale Villas, Kensington W [London]. Communicated by W [William] Spottiswoode. Received by the Royal Society on 20 March 1862. Read 3 April 1862.

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 12, 1863.

Reference number
PT/65/2
Earliest possible date
01 March 1862
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
43 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Charles Watkins Merrifield

View page for Charles Watkins Merrifield

Use this record

Citation

Charles Watkins Merrifield, Paper, 'On a new method of approximation applicable to elliptic and ultra-elliptic functions (second memoir)' by Charles W [Watkins] Merrifield, 01 March 1862, PT/65/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_65_2/paper-on-a-new-method-of-approximation-applicable-to-elliptic-and-ultra-elliptic-functions-second-memoir-by-charles-w-watkins-merrifield, accessed on 25 June 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/pt_65_2/paper-on-a-new-method-of-approximation-applicable-to-elliptic-and-ultra-elliptic-functions-second-memoir-by-charles-w-watkins-merrifield" title="Paper, 'On a new method of approximation applicable to elliptic and ultra-elliptic functions (second memoir)' by Charles W [Watkins] Merrifield" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Philosophical Transactions

    Dates: 1802-1865

    The 'Philosophical Transactions' collection comprises manuscript versions of papers published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s first and longest continuously running journal dedicated to science.

    View collection