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Sees no reason to modifiy the opinions expressed in his report [RR/12/66]. Refers to work of William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin and Gabriel Lamé. The method could be expressed in the Proceedings without need for excessive calculations. 'It is anything but a pleasure to a referee to have to give a not altogether favourable report'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1895]

Reference number
RR/12/69
Earliest possible date
01 January 1895
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
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Manuscript

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Ernest William Hobson

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Ernest William Hobson, Letter from Ernest William Hobson, regarding a paper 'The stresses and strains in isotropic elastic solid ellipsoids in equilibrium under bodily forces derivable from a potential of the second degree' by Charles Chree, 01 January 1895, RR/12/69, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_69/letter-from-ernest-william-hobson-regarding-a-paper-the-stresses-and-strains-in-isotropic-elastic-solid-ellipsoids-in-equilibrium-under-bodily-forces-derivable-from-a-potential-of-the-second-degree-by-charles-chree, accessed on 27 May 2024

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