Reference numberPT/39/7/13
TitlePlate, solid wrought-iron beams by William Fairbairn
Date10 April 1850
DescriptionFour figures showing diagrams of solid wrought-iron beams used in different orientations in construction.

Subject: Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An experimental inquiry into the strength of wrought-iron plates and their riveted joints as applied to ship-building and vessels exposed to severe strains'.

Written by Fairbairn in Manchester. Communicated by Rev Henry Moseley. Received by the Royal Society on 25 April 1850. Read 13 June 1850.
Physical descriptionInk diagrams on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0251
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1850.0036
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/61
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
NA2248Moseley; Henry (1801 - 1872); churchman, mathematician, and writer on mechanics1801 - 1872
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