Reference numberEC/1893/02
TitleBurnside, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Mathematics at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Ex-Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Author of the following papers among others: - 'On Deep-water Waves resulting from a Limited Original Disturbance,' and 'On the small Wave-Motions of a Heterogeneous Fluid under Gravity' (Proc Lond Math Soc, vol xx); 'On Functions determined by their Discontinuities and by a Certain Form of Boundary Condition,' and 'On a Certain Riemann's Surface' (ibid, vol xxii); 'On a Class of Automorphic Functions,' with a 'Further Note,' and 'On the Forms of Hyerelliptic Integrals of the First Vlass, which are Expressible as the Sum of Two Elliptic Integrals' (ibid, vol xxiii); 'The Elliptic Functions of 1/3 K, &c;' 'Centre of Pressure of a Plane Polygon' (Messenger of Math, vol xii); 'On Certain Spherical Harmonics' (ibid, vol xiv); 'On the Trisection of the Period for Weierstrass's Elliptic Functions,' (ibid, vol xvi); 'On the Potential of an Elliptic Cylinder' (ibid, xviii); 'Geometrical Interpretation of a Condition of Integrability;' 'The Lines of Zero Length on a Surface as Curvilinear Co-ordinates;' 'On the Propagation of Energy in the Electro-Magnetic Field' (ibid, vol xix); 'On the Addition-Theorem for Hyperbolic Functions;' 'On a Case of Streaming Motion;' 'A Property of Linear Substitutions;' 'A Property of Plane Isothermal Curves;' 'On the Differential Equation of Confocal Sphero-Conics' (ibid, vol xx); 'On the Jacobian of Two Quadratics and a System of Linear Equations,' 'On the Form of Closed Curves of the Third Class;' 'On Linear Transformations of the Elliptic Differential' (ibid, vol xxi); 'On the Division of the Elliptic Periods by 9' (ibid, vol xxii); 'On the Partition of Energy Between the Translatory and Rotational Motions of a Set of New Homogeneous Spheres' (Edin Trans, 1888); 'On a Simplified Proof of Maxwell's Theorem (in the Kinetic Theory of Gases)' (Edin Proc, 1887); 'On the Theory of Functions' (Camb Phil Proc, vol vii).
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: A R Forsyth; G G Stokes; A Cayley; G H Darwin; J W L Glaisher; J J Thomson; A G Greenhill; P A MacMahon; W H Besant
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Burnside, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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