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Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the exact form of waves near the surface of deep water'.

Received by the Royal Society on 27 September 1862. Read 27 November 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/68/5
Earliest possible date
1862
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
40 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William John Macquorn Rankine

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William John Macquorn Rankine, Paper, 'On the exact form of waves near the surface of deep water' by William John Macquorn Rankine, 1862, PT/68/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_68_5/paper-on-the-exact-form-of-waves-near-the-surface-of-deep-water-by-william-john-macquorn-rankine, accessed on 24 May 2024

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