Reference numberEC/1908/03
Previous numbersCert XII, 260
TitleClerk, Sir Dugald: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAssistant to Prof Thorpe at Anderson's College, Glasgow, and the Yorkshire College, Leeds, 1872-1875. In the Young Laboratoryfor Technical Chemistry, 1876. Director of Kynock, Ltd, 1892-1899, and of the National Gas Engine Co since 1902. Has been engaged for thirty years in developing the science and practice of internal combustion motors. Author of the following papers: - 'Theory of the Gas Engine' (Inst CE, 1882, Telford Premium); 'The Explosion of Homogeneous Gaseous Mixtures' (Inst CE, 1886, Telford Premium); 'Specific Heats of Gases at High Temperatures' (Soc Chem Industry, 1886); 'The Gas Hammer' (Brit Assoc, 1887); 'Recent Developments in Gas Engines' (Inst CE,1896); 'Gas and Oil Engines' (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1902); 'Large Gas Engines' (The Gas Institute, 1902, President's Medal); 'Forrest Lecture on Internal Combustion Motors' (Inst CE, 1904); 'Cantor Lecture on Internal Combustion Motors, 1905'; 'Flame Temperatures in Internal Combustion Motors' (Brit Assoc, 1905); 'Specific Heat of Gases, Heat Flow and other Phenomena of the Internal Combustion Engine' (Roy Soc, 1906); 'The Problem of the Gas Turbine' (Junior Inst of Engineers, 1905); 'Limits of Thermal Efficiences in Internal Combustion Engines' (Inst CE, 1907); 'Flame the Working Fluid in Gas and Petrol Engines' (Roy Inst, 1907). Author of 'The Gas Engine' (1886), 'Gas and Oil Engines' (1896).
ProposersT E Thorpe; Alexander B W Kennedy; J Swinburne; C A Parsons; William Henry White; A Smithells; Arthur W Rucker; E J Mills; J J Dobbie; J Perry; C V Boys; W C Unwin; H L Callendar; F J Jervis-Smith; H S Hele-Shaw
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Clerk, Sir Dugald: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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