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Table, 'Resistance of eight inch tubes' by [William Fairbairn?]

Reference number: PT/75/7/34

Date: 1858

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Table 3 illustrating the results of Fairbairn's experiments on eight-inch iron tubes, providing data on the diameter, length, thickness of plates, and pressure of collapse for each of the tubes. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics / Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the resistance of tubes to collapse' by William Fairbairn.

Received by the Royal Society on 21 April 1858. Read 20 May 1858.

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PT/75/7/34
Earliest possible date
1858
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Ink and watercolour on paper
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1 page
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Diagram

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William Fairbairn

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William Fairbairn, Table, 'Resistance of eight inch tubes' by [William Fairbairn?], 1858, PT/75/7/34, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_75_7_34/table-resistance-of-eight-inch-tubes-by-william-fairbairn, accessed on 22 June 2024

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