Reference numberEC/1878/11
Previous numbersCert X, 326
TitleHopkinson, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationGraduated as Senior Wrangler, Cambridge 1871. Since taking his degree has devoted himself to science, not only in his profession, which is thoroughly scientific, but in elaborate experimental investigations which he has carried on in his leisure from professional duty. He is author of the following published Papers.
British Association. 1872. On Stresses produced in an Elastic Solid by Inequalities of Temperature.
On a Nautical Photometer
1875. On the Optical Properties of a Titano-Silicic Glass (Jointly with Professor Stokes)
On Improvements in the Clockwork of existing Lighthouses
On Methods of giving Distinctive Characters to Lighthouses (Jointly with Sir W Thomson)
Philosophical Magazine 1873 (March) On the Effect of Internal Friction on Resonance
Nautical Magazine (December 1875 Certain New Forms of Lighthouse Apparatus
Literary & Philosophical Society of Manchester,
November 1871 On the Rupture of Iron Wire by a Blow
March 1872 Further Experiments on the Rupture of Iron Wire
Messenger of Mathematics On the Mathematical Theory of Tartini's Beats
Royal Society Proceedings No 166, 1876 On Certain Cases of Electromotive Force sustained by the action of Electrolytes on Electrolytes
No 168 1876 (Abstract) The Residual Charge of The Leyden Jar (Phil Magn Oct 1876)
(In proof) The Residual Charge of The Leyden Jar
Royal Society Transactions The Residual Charge of The Leyden Jar, also a Second Paper on the same subject, now before the Royal Society.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. Philip Kelland; Fleeming Jenkin; G Carey Foster.
From Personal Knowledge. William Thomson; James P Joule; J Clerk Maxwell; J H Gladstone; Thomas Andrews; W K Clifford; Willm B Carpenter
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Hopkinson, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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