Reference numberAP/76/5
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Explosions of mixtures of coal-gas and air in a closed vessel' by Leonard Bairstow and A D Alexander
CreatorAlexander; A D (fl 1905)
DescriptionThe experiments were proposed by Professor [John] Perry, and with his sanction and encouragement extended to more than two years’ continuous work. The work had for its original object the determination of the explosive properties of compressed mixtures of coal-gas and air. The main apparatus was designed by McDiarmid and Mann, students of the Royal College of Science, South Kensington [London], and was made before the authors of this paper became connected with the work.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Chemistry / Thermodynamics

Received 7 February 1905. Communicated by Perry.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 76 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society A as 'Explosions of mixtures of coal-gas and air in a closed vessel'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1905.0035
Related records in the catalogueNLB/30/584
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5509Perry; John (1850 - 1920)1850 - 1920
NA1812Bairstow; Sir; Leonard (1880 - 1963)1880 - 1963
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