|Title||Plate, figures 1-2 showing a model for testing effect of friction on plastic masses by James David Forbes|
|Date||26 February 1845|
|Description||Figures 1-2 showing Forbes' model used for testing the effect of friction on a plastic mass and a diagram of the same model whilst in use.|
Subject: Geology / Physics
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion. - Part I. Containing experiments on the flow of plastic bodies, and observations on the phenomena of lava streams'.
Written by Forbes in Edinburgh. Received by the Royal Society on 13 March 1845. Read 10 April 1845.
|Physical description||Ink diagrams on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0043|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/30/11|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA6280||Forbes; James David (1809 - 1868); natural philosopher||1809 - 1868|