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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The author's 'clear and systematic treatment' of the subject outweighs the fact that the results have already appeared elsewhere. The method of arriving at the results appears to be original.

Subject: Physics, Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/2/199
Earliest possible date
1854
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Hopkins

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William Hopkins, Referee's report by William Hopkins, on a paper 'On the geometrical representation of the expansive action of heat, and the theory of thermo-dynamic engines' by William John Macquorn Rankine, 1854, RR/2/199, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_199/referees-report-by-william-hopkins-on-a-paper-on-the-geometrical-representation-of-the-expansive-action-of-heat-and-the-theory-of-thermo-dynamic-engines-by-william-john-macquorn-rankine, accessed on 25 July 2024

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