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Reference numberAP/17/13/1
LevelItem
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'An account of a second series of experiments on the resistance of fluids to bodies passing through them' by James Walker
DateMay 1833
DescriptionWalker refers to an earlier paper he had published in Philosophical Transactions on the resistance of fluids. He describes undertaking another set of experiments with a small boat or punt in the East India Docks [London] and shares his results and observations. Includes two pages of technical drawings of the boat.

Subject: Physics / Fluid mechanics

Received 31 May 1833 by John George Children

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An account of a second series of experiments on the resistance of fluids to bodies passing through them'.
Extent33p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1828.0003
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0117
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5839Walker; James (1781 - 1862)1781 - 1862
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist1777 - 1852
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