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Reference numberEC/1850/11
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TitleFairbairn, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationWilliam Fairbairn. The Author of Numerous papers which have been from time to time published in the Transactions of the British Association for the advancement of Science, in the Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, and the Transactions of the Institution of Civil Engineers - These papers embrace an enquiry into the comparative strength of hot and cold blast iron - an extended investigation of the strength and other properties of all the irons of Great Britain, and of the Samakoff Turkish iron - an essay on the combustion of fuel - on the most economical method of raising water from mines &c. The author also of a work descriptive of the Conway and Britannia Tubular Bridges -, and containing also an experimental research to determine the law which governs the strengths &c of Wrought Iron Tubular Bridges and Girders.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Henry Holland; Henry Moseley; John Rennie; J Walker; W Cubitt; Joshua Field; James Booth; F Beaufort; W C Mylne; G R Porter; Robert Willis; John Barrow; Chas Babbage; Andrew Ure; William Brockedon
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Fairbairn, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
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