Reference numberEC/1937/16
Previous numbersCert XIV, 240; A05854
TitlePye, Sir David Randall: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his engineering researches. Author of a number of papers, of which the more important are: Thermal Properties of Carbonic Acid at Low Temperatures (with C F Jenkin). Phil Trans (1913), vol 213 p 67, and (1915) vol 215 p 353; The Ignition of Gases by Sudden Compression (with H T Tizard), Phil Mag (1922), p 79; The Principles of Air Cooling (1933) Aircraft Engineering. His book on 'The Internal Combustion Engine' (Oxford University Press, 1931, German Translation, 1932) is characterized by great originality of treatment.
ProposersHarry R Ricardo; R V Southwell; Alfred Egerton; G I Taylor; J E Petavel; William A Bone; H Gough; L Bairstow
Access statusOpen

Pye, Sir David Randall: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1120Pye; Sir; David Randall (1886 - 1960)1886 - 1960
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