Reference numberEC/1890/03
TitleBosanquet, Robert Holford Macdowall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFellow of St John's College, Oxford. Barrister. Long and successful devotion to scientific inquiry, as shown by the following list of papers, and the printed copies sent herewith for the use of the Council: - 'On an Experimental Determination of the Relation between the Energy and Apparent Intensity of Sounds of Different Pitch' (Phil Mag, xliv, 381-387); 'On Just Intonation in Music; with a Description of a New Instrument for the Easy Control of all Systems of Tuning other than the Ordinary Equal Temperament' (Proc Roy Soc, xxi, 131-132); 'Note on the Measure of Intensity on the Theories of Light and Sound' (Phil Mag, xlv, 215-218); 'The Theory of the Division of the Octave and the Practical Treatment of the Musical Systems thus obtained' (Proc Roy Soc, xxiii, 390-408); 'On the Polarization of the Light of the Sky' (Phil Mag, 1, 497-520); 'On a New Form of Polariscope and its Application to the Observation of the Sky' (Phil Mag, ii, 20-28); 'On the Hindoo Division of the Octave, with some Additions to the Theory of Systems of the Higher Orders' (Roy Soc Proc, xxv, 540-541, xxvi, 372-384); 'On the Relation between tne Notes of Open and Stopped Pipes' (Phil Mag, vi, 63-66); 'On the Present State of Experimental Accoustics' (ibid, viii, 290-305); 'Notes on Practical Electricity' (ibid, xiv, 241-258); 'On a Uniform Rotation Machine, and on the Theory of Electromagnetic Tuning Forks' (Roy Soc Proc, xxxiv, 445-447); 'On Magnetomotive Force' (Phil Mag, xv, 205-217); 'On Permanent Magnetism' (ibid, 257-259, 309-316); 'On Self-regulating Dynamo-electric Machines' (ibid, 275-296); 'On a Standard Tension Galvanometer' (ibid, xvii, 27-30); 'On a Determination of the Horizontal Component of the Earth's Magnetism at Oxford' (ibid, 438-447); 'On Electro-Magnets,' No I (ibid, 531-536); No II, 'On the Magnetic Permeability of Iron and Steel, with a new Theory of Magnetism' (ibid, xix, 73-94); No III, 'Iron and Steel, with a new Theory of Magnetism' (ibid, 333-340); No IV, 'Cast Iron, Charcoal Iron, and Malleable Cast Iron' (ibid, xx, 318-323); 'Permanent Magnets,' No I (ibid, xviii, 142-153), No II, 'ON Magnetic Decay' (ibid, xix, 57-59); 'On the supposed Repulsion between Magnetic Lines of Force' (ibid, 494-495). With a further list of twenty-seven papers.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: A Vernon Harcourt; William Esson; E J Stone; Joseph Prestwich; Edward B Tylor; William Odling; [Fredk Guthrie]; R B Clifton; W Boyd Dawkins; Bartholomew Price
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Bosanquet, Robert Holford Macdowall: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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