Reference numberAP/53/6
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On the uniform flow of a liquid' by Henry Moseley
DescriptionMoseley shares a paper including similar methods featured in an earlier paper, 'On the mechanical possibility of the descent of glaciers by their weight only', (see AP/51/8). He explains that the resistance of every molecule of a liquid at rest which a solid (by moving through it) disturbs, contributes its share to the resistance which the solid experiences; so that the inertia of each molecule so disturbed and its shear must be taken into account in the aggregate, which represents the resistance the liquid offers to the motion of the solid.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout.

Subject: Fluid dynamics / Mathematics

Received 1 December 1870. Read 2 February 1871.

Written by Moseley at Olveston Vicarage, Bristol [England].

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 19 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the uniform flow of a liquid'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1870.0042
Related records in the catalogueMC/10/224
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2248Moseley; Henry (1801 - 1872); churchman, mathematician, and writer on mechanics1801 - 1872
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