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Reference numberRR/16/27
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'The longitudinal stability of aerial gliders' by George Hartley Bryan and W E Williams
Date10 July 1903
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The ideas are novel and the results certainly an advance in knowledge. The paper would admit of condensation to the size of a Proceedings' paper. Regarding modification he thinks the paper too diffuse and provides examples of this padding. There are many opportunities for condensation. A little expansion of section five, page 28-32, is desirable if it is possible to show how instability sets in when the conditions of stability are not satisfied. The figures ought to be reproduced. In general he thinks the mathematical conclusion reached seems to have a good deal of interest and may prove to be very important in the development of flying machines. For this reason he thinks the Philosophical Transactions might be a more appropriate medium of publication than 'Proceedings, though its length, especially if condensed, would point to the latter.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1904].

Endorsed on verso as received 13 July 1903.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1904.0017 Vol.73 1904
Related records in the catalogueRR/16/26
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7994Love; Augustus Edward Hough (1863 - 1940)1863 - 1940
NA1659Bryan; George Hartley (1864 - 1928)1864 - 1928
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