Reference numberEC/1924/08
Previous numbersCert XIII, 251; A04022
TitleKing, Louis Vessot: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished for his contribution to general physics, marked by a happy combination of mathematical theory and experiment. Author of the following important papers: - 'Scattering and Absorption of Light in Gaseous Media with Application to Intensity of Sky Radiation' (Phil Trans, 1912); 'Convection of Heat Prisms and Small Cylinders with Application to Hot-wire Anemometry' (ibid, 1914); 'Propagation of Sound and Acoustic Efficiency of Fog-signal Machinery' (ibid, 1917); 'Turbulent Flow in Pipes' (Phil Mag, 1916); 'Diaphragms Capable of Continuous Tuning' (Proc Roy Soc, 1921); 'Mathematical Theory of Internal Friction and Limiting Strength of Rocks' (Journ Geol, 1901); and many other papers.
ProposersE Rutherford; Joseph Larmor; J J Thomson; G I Taylor; Frank D Adams; Arthur Willey; A S Eve; A B Macallum; J C McLennan; E G Coker; H L Callendar; Alfred W Porter; Charles H Lees; J A Harker
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King, Louis Vessot: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1774King; Louis Vessot (1886 - 1956)1886 - 1956
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