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30 manuscript pages and three plates showing diagrams of strain on beams.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the strains in the Interior of beams'.

Written by Airy at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Received by the Royal Society on 6 November 1862. Read 11 December 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.

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30 September 1862
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Ink on paper
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33 pages

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George Biddell Airy

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