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12 manuscript pages and one plate showing the apparatus employed by Fairbairn and Tate in their experiments.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the law of expansion of superheated steam'.

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/66/2
Earliest possible date
1862
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
13 pages
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Manuscript

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William Fairbairn

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William Fairbairn, Paper, 'On the law of expansion of superheated steam' by William Fairbairn and Thomas Tate, 1862, PT/66/2, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_66_2/paper-on-the-law-of-expansion-of-superheated-steam-by-william-fairbairn-and-thomas-tate, accessed on 21 May 2024

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