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Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'New determination of the mechanical equivalent of heat' by James Prescott Joule

Reference number: RR/8/111

Date: 10 April 1878

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has not had time to write a full review, but has fully read the paper. The paper is a continuation of an earlier one by the same author published in the Philosophical Transactions. Refers to work of Henri Victor Regnault. Suggests omitting a section which may have been included in error.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1878]

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RR/8/111
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10 April 1878
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Robert Bellamy Clifton

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Robert Bellamy Clifton, Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'New determination of the mechanical equivalent of heat' by James Prescott Joule, 10 April 1878, RR/8/111, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_111/referees-report-by-robert-bellamy-clifton-on-a-paper-new-determination-of-the-mechanical-equivalent-of-heat-by-james-prescott-joule, accessed on 29 February 2024

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