Record

Reference numberPT/66/1/2
LevelItem
TitlePlate, diagrams of apparatus used in experiments on thermal effects of fluids by unknown artist
Date[1862]
DescriptionFigures 1-2 showing two diagrams, the first providing detail of the nozzle on the apparatus employed by Joule and Thomson in their experiments on fluid thermodynamics, and the second showing the overall arrangement of the components of the apparatus.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the thermal effects of fluids in motion.— Part IV'.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 19 June 1862.
Extent1p
FormatDiagram
Physical descriptionInk diagrams on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1862.0044
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1862.0028
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/128
PT/66/1
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7041Joule; James Prescott (1818 - 1889); physicist1818 - 1889
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
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