Reference numberEC/1948/02
TitleBowden, Frank Philip: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed. List of papers mentioned in citation is not appended.
CitationDistinguished for valuable investigations on the physical properties of surfaces, including: study of the potential at a solid-liquid interface and the mechanism of deposition of ions on metallic surfaces; study of the physical and chemical processes which occur during the rubbing and impact of solid surfaces, and the mechanism of friction, lubrication, and wear; methods for measuring the surface temperature of sliding solids and the real area of contact; study of the phenomena of polishing, surface flow, and formation of the Beilby layer. Since 1939 has done important war work for Australian Government.
(List of published papers appended)
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. F G Donnan; R G W Norrish; Eric K Rideal; W L Bragg; G I Taylor; C H Desch; Robert Robertson; N K Adam; S Goldstein; G Ingle Finch; F H A Marshall; S S Bhatnagar; E A Guggenheim
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Bowden, Frank Philip: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1636Bowden; Frank Philip (1903 - 1968)1903 - 1968
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