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Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the stability of domes.—Part II' by Edward Wyndham Tarn

Reference number: RR/6/285

Date: 18 December 1866

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of Rauhines [?]. Considers the mathematics of the paper to be superior to the mechanics. If the paper is to be published in the Proceedings, the author should be asked to take the teue theory into account, or give reasons why it has not.

Subject: Physics, Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/6/285
Earliest possible date
18 December 1866
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Clerk Maxwell

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James Clerk Maxwell, Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the stability of domes.—Part II' by Edward Wyndham Tarn, 18 December 1866, RR/6/285, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_285/referees-report-by-james-clerk-maxwell-on-a-paper-on-the-stability-of-domespart-ii-by-edward-wyndham-tarn, accessed on 25 February 2024

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