Reference numberPT/60/12/3
TitlePlate, 'Apparatus for experiments on the density of steam at pressures from 15 to 70 lbs. per sq. in.' by [William] Fairbairn
DescriptionFigures 1-3 (published as Plate VII) showing various details of the apparatus used by Fairbairn and Tate to experiment on the density of steam at various pressures.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The Bakerian lecture - Experimental researches to determine the density of steam at different temperatures, and to determine the law of expansion of superheated steam'.

Received by the Royal Society on 23 March 1860. Read 10 May 1860.
Physical descriptionInk and watercolour on paper mounted on canvas
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1859.0088
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1860.0013
Related records in the catalogueRR/4/89
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
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