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Referee's report by Robert Willis, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought-iron plates and their riveted joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains' by William Fairbairn

Reference number: RR/1/61

Date: 26 June 1850

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as it contains 'a very valuable experimental investigation'.

Subject: Engineering

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1850].

Reference number
RR/1/61
Earliest possible date
26 June 1850
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Robert Willis

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Robert Willis, Referee's report by Robert Willis, on a paper 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought-iron plates and their riveted joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains' by William Fairbairn, 26 June 1850, RR/1/61, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1_61/referees-report-by-robert-willis-on-a-paper-an-experimental-inquiry-into-the-strength-of-wrought-iron-plates-and-their-riveted-joints-as-applied-to-ship-building-and-vessels-exposed-to-severe-strains-by-william-fairbairn, accessed on 17 June 2024

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