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Reference numberEC/1865/10
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TitleJenkin, Henry Charles Fleeming: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFleeming Jenkin. As having made the first direct measurement of the specific resistance of any so called insulator, as compared with that of conductors (Government Telegraph Committee's Report, 1859, and Proceedings R S) the first published measurement of electric absorption by dielectrics, producing an apparent extra resistance to the voltaic current (Brit Assn 1859 & Proc R S 1860, March 22)
As having made the first published measurement of the specific inductive capacity of dielectrics, by means of voltaic currents (International Jury Report, 1862).
As author of the following papers and Reports 1o. On the transmission of electric signals, Trans R S 1862. 2o. Jury Report on Electrical Instruments, Class XIII (Internatl Exhibit, 1862) 3o. The Reports adopted in 1862 and 1863 by British Assocn Committee on Electrical Standards. 4o. Report to the British Assocn on Thermo electric Phenomena 1862.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Joseph Toynbee; Charles V Walker
From Personal Knowledge. William Thomson; W J Macquorn Rankine; Wm Fairbairn; John Tyndall; Douglas Galton; John Hawkshaw; Balfour Stewart; Alexr W Williamson; A Matthiessen; Chas Brooke; J P Gassiot; Francis Galton; Richard Partridge; James Clerk Maxwell; Archibald Smith; A Strange
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Jenkin, Henry Charles Fleeming: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA7979Jenkin; Henry Charles Fleeming (1833 - 1885); engineer and Electrician1833 - 1885
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