Reference numberAP/79/12
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On the use of highly attenuated wires for platinum thermometers' by J J Manley
DescriptionManley describes the form of the thermometer and its accessory apparatus before exploring variations in the temperature of the resistance coils, heating effects produced by the current, thermo-electric current effects and the temperature of steam and sulphur vapour jackets.

Includes table of contents.

Subject: Physics

Received 4 December 1916. Not read. Communicated by E B [Edwin Bailey] Elliott.

A version of this paper was published by Manley in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: Manley, J J. 'On the insulation of highly attenuated wires in platinum resistance thermometers.' The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, volume 43, number 253 (1922), pp. 95-96.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1080/14786442208633853
Related records in the catalogueRR/23/57
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7138Elliott; Edwin Bailey (1851 - 1937)1851 - 1937
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