Reference numberMS/928/2/187
TitleLetter from William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, The University, Glasgow, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date11 December 1895
DescriptionRequesting references to Boys's work on the moduluses of elasticity of quartz fibres. Asks if Boys knows of anyone else who has published on that subject. Queries if Boys has found 'any indication... of the imperfectness of torsional elasticity in quartz which we find so enormously in glass fibres'.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
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