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Reference numberPT/75/7/37
LevelItem
TitleTable, 'Resistance of tubes with lap- and butt-joints' by [William Fairbairn?]
Date[1858]
DescriptionTable 6 illustrating the results of Fairbairn's experiments on iron tubes with lap and butt joints, providing data on the diameter, length, thickness of plates, and pressure of collapse for each of the tubes. The right-most figure showing a butt joint is pasted onto the side of the sheet and a graphite inscription below it reads 'on separate block'. 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.
Extent1p
FormatDiagram
Physical descriptionInk and watercolour on paper
Dimensions210x142mm [irregular]
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1858.0021
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1857.0056
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6039Fairbairn; Sir; William (1789 - 1874)1789 - 1874
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