Reference numberPT/24/1
TitlePaper, 'Experimental researches into the strength of pillars of cast iron, and other materials' by Eaton Hodgkinson
Description174 manuscript pages including one figure showing a curving cast iron bar. Includes several fold-out tables.

Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Experimental researches on the strength of pillars of cast iron, and other materials'.

Communicated by Peter Barlow. Received by the Royal Society on 22 April 1840. Read 14 May 1840.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 4, 1843.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0116
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1840.0021
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/100
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7156Hodgkinson; Eaton (1789 - 1861)1789 - 1861
NA7638Barlow; Peter William (1809 - 1885)1809 - 1885
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