Reference numberPT/75/7/31
TitleDiagrams, tubes and apparatuses used in resistance experiments by [William Fairbairn?]
DescriptionFigures appearing on pages 391-412 of Fairbairn's paper showing a cast-iron cylinder for holding the tubes, tubes with lap joints and butt joints, burst lead tubes, and the flues of boilers used in Fairbairn's experiments. Figures drawn separately and pasted onto single backing sheet. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Physics / Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the resistance of tubes to collapse' by William Fairbairn.

Received by the Royal Society on 21 April 1858. Read 20 May 1858.
Physical descriptionInk and watercolour on paper, mounted on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1858.0021
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1857.0056
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
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