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Referee's report by William John Macquorn Rankine, on a paper 'On an element of strength in beams subjected to transverse strain, named by the author - the resistance of flexure' by William Henry Barlow

Reference number: RR/3/18

Date: 1857

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Suggestions for improvement (and or) alteration made. Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Referee states 'but should they be disposed to modify it, your reporter is of opinion that the experimental and inductive part of the paper is of value sufficient to warrant it being printed'.

Subject: Engineering

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1857]

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RR/3/18
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1857
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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William John Macquorn Rankine

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William John Macquorn Rankine, Referee's report by William John Macquorn Rankine, on a paper 'On an element of strength in beams subjected to transverse strain, named by the author - the resistance of flexure' by William Henry Barlow, 1857, RR/3/18, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_18/referees-report-by-william-john-macquorn-rankine-on-a-paper-on-an-element-of-strength-in-beams-subjected-to-transverse-strain-named-by-the-author-the-resistance-of-flexure-by-william-henry-barlow, accessed on 25 July 2024

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