Reference numberEC/1888/09
Previous numbersCert XI, 140
TitleAndrews, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAwarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers for original Metallurgical & Physical Researches, a Telford Gold Medal and a Telford Premium, Session 1884, again a Telford Premium, Session 1885, and another Telford Premium, Session 1886. Author of following eighteen Papers, in
Proceedings Royal Society - London. (Four Papers)
"Electro-Motive Force from difference of Salinity in Tidal Streams", "Action of Tidal Streams on Metals during diffusion of Salt & Fresh Water",
"Reversals of EMF between Metals at high Temperature in Fused Salts", "Observations on Pure Ice and Snow" (a determination of their relative Conductivity for heat and the great contraction of Ice at extremely Low Temperatures etc)
Transactions and Proceedings Royal Society - Edinburgh (Four Papers)
Researches "on Relative Electro-Chemical Positions of Iron, Steels, and Metals in Sea Water", "Apparent Lines of Force on passing a Current through Water", "Resistance of Fused Halogen Salts", "Electro-Motive-Force between Metals at high Temperatures",
Proceedings Institution Civil Engineers (Four Papers)
Extensive Researches "On Galvanic Action between Metals long exposed in Sea Water", "Corrosion of Metals long exposed in Sea Water" Author of an investigation "on Effects of Temperature on Strength of Railway Axles" Part I, II, and III, have been conducted by the author, at a cost of nearly £800, to determine on a large scale the Resistance of metals to sudden concussion at varying Temperatures down to Zero F. Author also of papers "On Variations of Composition of River Waters", Chemical Society, 1875 - and "on Curious Concretion Balls from Colliery Mineral Waters" British Association Report - Chemical Section 1879 - and "on Strength of Wrought Iron Railway Axles" Transactions of Society of Engineers, 1879 - (a Premium of Books awarded for this Paper) At present engaged on a Research "on some Novel Magneto-Chemical Effects on Magnetising Iron", and "on the Construction of Iron, Steels, and Cast Metals at low Temperatures, -50 degrees F." and "on the Viscosity of Pure Ice at -50 degrees F,." etc.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: H C Sorby; W H Dallinger; W M Hicks; C Schorlemmer; O Reynolds; Balfour Stewart; Alex Crum Brown; John Percy; T Hawksley; Frederick Bramwell; W H Preece; Henry E Roscoe; John Tyndall
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Andrews, Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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