Reference numberPP/17/7/1
Previous numbersPP/49/9
TitleManuscript, 'The passive state of iron and steel. Part II' by Thomas Andrews
DescriptionAndrews communicates the results of an investigation into certain temperature and other conditions affecting the passivity of iron and steel in concentrated nitric acid. The experiments of Series III, in this paper, relate to the effect of temperature, and the observations of Series IV refer to the influence exerted by nitric acids, of varied concentration, on the passive condition of iron and steel. For part one of Andrews' investigation into the passive state of iron and steel see PP/16/11.

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes three diagrams of experimental apparatus and results.

Subject: Metallurgy

Received 24 October 1890. Read 22 January 1891. Communicated by George Gabriel Stokes.

A version of this paper was published in volume 49 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The passive state of iron and steel. Part II'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1890.0074
Related records in the cataloguePP/16/11
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6955Andrews; Thomas (1847 - 1907)1847 - 1907
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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