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Reference numberPT/70/7
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'On plane water-lines' by William John Macquorn Rankine
Date27 July 1863
Description72 manuscript pages and five plates showing graphs of various neoids [water-line curves].

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On plane water-lines in two dimensions'.

Written by Rankine in Glasgow. Received by the Royal Society on 28 July 1863. Read 26 November 1863.

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 13, 1864.
Extent77p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0008
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1864.0010
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1846Rankine; William John Macquorn (1820 - 1872)1820 - 1872
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