Record

Reference numberEC/1911/01
Previous numbersCert XIII, 1; A00382
LevelItem
TitleBarnes, Howard Turner: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Physics, McGill University, Montreal. Distinguished for his knowledge of Physics. Author of the following papers and books: - 'On the Capacity for Heat of Water between the Freezing and Boiling-points, together with a Determination of the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat' (Proc Roy Soc, 1900, and Phil Trans, Vol A, 1902); 'On the Variation of the Specific Heat of Mercury with the Temperature between 0 degrees and 100 degrees C' (Phys Rev, 1906); 'On the Specific Heat of Supercooled Water' (ibid, 1902); 'The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat measured by Electrical Means' (Trans Elect Cong, St Louis, 1904); 'On the Variation of the EMF of the Clark Standard Cell with Temperature and Strength of the Solution' (with Prof Callendar, Proc Roy Soc, 1897); 'On the Inversion of the Hepta and Hexa Hydrates of Zinc Sulphate in the Clark Cell' (Journ Phys Chem, 1900); 'On an Hermetically Sealed Type of Clark Cell' (Phys Rev, 1900); 'On the Western Standard Cell' (Journ Phys Chem, 1900 and 1904); 'On a New Method of Determining the Critical Velocity of Water' (Phys Rev, 1901); 'Flow of water through pipes: Experiments on Stream-line Motion and the Measurement of Critical Velocity' (with E G Coker, Proc Roy Soc, 1904); 'Heating Effect of the Radium Emanation' (with E Rutherford, Phil Mag, 1904); 'On the Heating Effect of the Rays of Radium' (with E Rutherford, ibid, 1905); 'On the Density of Ice' (Phys Rev, 1901, and Trans Roy Soc, Canada, 1902). Numerous papers in Trans Roy Soc, Canada, on the conditions of formation of frazil ice in Canadian rivers, and on differential temperature measurements between Mount Royal and the Observatory in Montreal. Author of 'Ice Formation with Special Reference to Anchor Ice and Frazil' (Wiley, New York; and Chapman, London).
ProposersH L Callendar; E Rutherford; E H Griffiths; H T Bovey; E W MacBride; F D Adams; J G Adami; A Schuster; W C D Whetham; F T Trouton; Joseph W Swan
Access statusOpen
Related materialEC/1911/02
Image

Barnes, Howard Turner: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4794Barnes; Howard Turner (1873 - 1950)1873 - 1950
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView