Reference numberRR/15/188
TitleReferee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'The elastic equilibrium of circular cylinders under certain practical systems of load' by Louis Napoleon George Filon
Date10 December 1901
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, in full. A table of contents would be useful. The author has not referred to an attempt made by Schiff to solve the problem of the cylinder compressed between parallel planes, 'Journal de Liouville', Seire 2, t.9, 1883, and he thinks this should be noticed. In the discussion of conditions of rupture on page 78 no account is taken of the necessary limitation of the mathematical theory of elasticity to small strains. Thinks a caution on this point is desirable. [Annotated in another hand that these points were communicated to the author]. Hopes that all the illustrations may be reproduced. It is a very favourable paper. It discusses in detail solutions to three very important problems, none of which had been solved, or not solved satisfactorily, by previous writers. It is many years since a paper of equal importance with this on the application of the theory of elasticity to practical questions has been published.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1902].

Endorsed on verso as received 12 August 1901.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1902.0004
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/186
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1233Filon; Louis Napoleon George (1875 - 1937); mathematical physicist and university administrator1875 - 1937
NA7994Love; Augustus Edward Hough (1863 - 1940)1863 - 1940
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView