Reference numberEC/1922/07
TitleLanchester, Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse. Citation typed
CitationSpent 29 years in science and practice of Internal Combustion Engineering. An investigator, inventor, and designer in petrol engines, motor cars, and aeroplanes. Principal papers: - 'The Pendulum Accelerometer' (Physical Soc, 1905); 'Power of Petrol Motor in Relation to Bore, Stroke and Weight' (InstAE, 1907); 'Worm Gear' (Inst Automobile Engrs, 1914); 'Engine Balancing' (ibid); 'The Flying Machine' (Inst Civil Engrs, 1914); 'Aerofoil and Screw Propeller' (Inst Auto Engrs, 1915); 'Cylinder Cooling of Petrol Engines' (ibid, 1915); 'Theory of Propulsion and Propeller' (Inst Naval Architects, 1915). Books: 'Aerial Flight,' Vol I; 'Aero-dynamics,' Vol II; 'Aerodonetics,' Constable, 1907. Made experiments on the laws of flight in 1894.
ProposersDugald Clerk; W E Dalby; J Swinburne; C V Boys; Charles A Parsons; Oliver Lodge; T E Stanton; T Mather; Herbert Jackson; A A C Swinton
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Lanchester, Frederick William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1157Lanchester; Frederick William (1868 - 1946)1868 - 1946
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