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Disagrees with a referee's statements about his paper. He is aware of the properties of wire-drawing, contrary to the referee's beliefs. The referee doesn't understand 'the great difference between the effects of wire-drawing on the torsional elasticity and on the internal friction'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1886].

Reference number
RR/9/408
Earliest possible date
26 May 1886
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Herbert Tomlinson, on his paper 'The influence of stress and strain on the physical properties of matter. Part I. Elasticity (continued). The effect of change of temperature on the internal friction and torsional elasticity of metals' to the Secretary of the Royal Society, 26 May 1886, RR/9/408, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_408/letter-from-herbert-tomlinson-on-his-paper-the-influence-of-stress-and-strain-on-the-physical-properties-of-matter-part-i-elasticity-continued-the-effect-of-change-of-temperature-on-the-internal-friction-and-torsional-elasticity-of-metals-to-the-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 17 June 2024

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